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Milbank LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Combines strong lender-side representation with impressive capability advising international corporates. Works closely with its US counterparts to provide seamless transatlantic advice. Showcases expertise in the area of Islamic finance, and acts across industry sectors including telecoms and media and entertainment. The firm's strong bank finance practice is complemented by its high-yield debt and restructuring offerings.

Strengths

Clients say: "The work product overall is outstanding."

One client notes: "They are good at explaining the complex and have an ability to distil matters down to their commercial reality."

Sources state: "They are a superb firm and provide the highest quality."

Work highlights

Advised the financing sources on the USD1.65 billion financing relating to CVC Capital Partners’ acquisition of a 30% stake in GEMS Education.

Notable practitioners

John Dewar couples his project finance practice with a wealth of expertise in Islamic finance matters. He regularly advises clients on complex cross-border financings.

Head of the firm’s European leveraged finance group Suhrud Mehta is regularly instructed on complex cross-border matters. He is a practitioner of choice for leading financial institutions on big-ticket transactions. 
"He is probably the best there is. He can do UK work, cross-border work, and we can trust him in any situation to drive the right outcomes for us." "He's detail-oriented while remaining commercial."

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Banking & Finance

Milbank LLP

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Location

10 Gresham Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 7JD

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Banking & Finance


Suhrud Mehta
Band 1

Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance


John Dewar
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