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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Islamic Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 4Middle East-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well known for its particular strength in Shari'a-compliant investment funds. The firm also advises on syndicated loans, private placements and derivatives, acting for a variety of Islamic banks and clients in the real estate sector. It has a broad regional focus, utilising the resources of its offices in Qatar and the UAE. Has further experience in sukuk, project finance and regulatory matters.

Notable practitioners

Dubai-based Muneer Khan is widely recognised by sources for his strength in Shari'a-compliant investment funds. He is also seasoned in providing regulatory advice to international clients as well as advising on the restructuring of existing Islamic facilities. His expertise spans the GCC, but with a notable emphasis on Saudi Arabia.

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Islamic Finance


Muneer Khan
Band 4