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King & Spalding LLP

Islamic Finance

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What the team is known for

Broad regional practice which is highly capable in Shari'a-compliant loans and investment funds. Possesses significant expertise in Islamic real estate financing and investment mandates. Continues to grow its reputation for advising on innovative deals. Clients include several of the region's major Islamic financial institutions and private equity houses.

Strengths

A client said: "The partners we work with are thoughtful, thorough and persuasive when dealing with opposing counsel."

Sources also praise the team's "attention to detail and excellent knowledge of the documentation."

Notable practitioners

Jawad Ali is the firm's managing partner for the Middle East, dividing his time between Dubai, London and New York. He is well respected for his strength in Shari'a-compliant finance, with his expertise in real estate and acquisition finance complemented by considerable capabilities in Shari'a-compliant investment funds. Clients declare: "We're very comfortable working with him."

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Islamic Finance

King & Spalding LLP

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Al Fattan Currency House

Tower 2, Level 24

Dubai International Financial Centre

P.O. Box 506547

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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Islamic Finance