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Trowers & Hamlins

Corporate & Finance

7 ranked lawyersBand 1BahrainGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leading international practice with extensive capabilities in Bahrain, coupled with a deep bench. Typically advises on real estate transactions, M&A deals and Shari'a-compliant financings. Also has tax and joint venture experience, often acting for regional and national banks.

Strengths

Clients value that the team is "very helpful in arranging cross-border legal advice using the Trowers network of offices."

One commentator enthused: "The whole team is excellent; there are no weak links."

Work highlights

Acted for National Bank of Bahrain on its acquisition of Bahrain Islamic Bank.

Notable practitioners

International managing partner Abdul-Haq Mohammed leads the firm's global real estate practice, providing clients with deep knowledge of developments and investments in significant hospitality sector projects. He also has strong projects experience.

Brian Howard is "recognised as one of the best corporate lawyers in Bahrain." Well equipped to handle the full gamut of corporate restructurings and acquisitions, he regularly acts for financial institutions, banks and private equity funds.

Dominic O'Neil offers clients more than two decades of experience in private practice in Bahrain. He is equally well placed to act for financial institutions and private equity firms, as well as public sector clients.

Jeremy Ingham is described as "knowledgeable and practical" by clients, who note his strength in both Islamic and conventional financing transactions. He often works with banks and financial institutions.

Salman Ahmed has extensive experience of Islamic finance work, advising both local, regional and international clients on sukuk and murabaha matters in Bahrain. He is based in Muscat.

Unkar Chanian is a senior associate with a growing reputation among his peers, particularly for his practice focus on real estate. He frequently acts for developers on drafting and structuring mandates. His clients include major Bahraini and regional players.

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Bahrain

Corporate & Finance


Salman Ahmed
Expertise based abroad in Oman

Corporate & Finance: Foreign


Abdul-Haq Mohammed
Band 2
Brian S Howard
Band 1
Dominic O'Neil
Band 3
Jeremy D Ingham
Band 3
Unkar Chanian
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