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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Islamic Finance

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What the team is known for

Active in both Islamic and conventional financing in this region. Has particular strengths in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Experienced in the Islamic funds space as well as in sukuk. Frequently represents foreign issuers and fund managers who are seeking to raise debt from Islamic investment.

Strengths

One client considered the firm to be "excellent. They are thorough, responsive and have a strong skill set across multiple disciplines."

Notable practitioners

Ayman Khaleq demonstrates strong expertise in a wide range of Islamic products, including structured finance, debt capital markets and investment funds. In all of these areas he frequently represents regional Islamic banks and fund managers. A client noted: "He is both thoughtful and pragmatic." He is based in Dubai.

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Overview

Our Dubai office is a regional hub that connects clients operating out of or doing business in the Middle East with our global network of offices. Our lawyers’ knowledge of the region’s distinct legal, regulatory, and business structures complements our ability to serve clients across service areas, industries, and jurisdictions. Our Dubai team includes lawyers fluent in Arabic and English who are qualified to practice in civil and common law jurisdictions. We also maintain long-standing collaborative relationships with local counsel throughout the Middle East.

We have experience in conventional and Islamic finance, capital markets and securities, energy transactions and infrastructure projects, fund structuring and documentation, employment counseling, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and investigations. We also advise on regional disputes and complex litigation.

Islamic Finance

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Location

Of. C, FL.10, Emirates Towers

PO Box 504903

Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Middle East-wide

Islamic Finance


Ayman A Khaleq
Band 3