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What the team is known for

Recommended for its expertise in structuring and negotiating highly sophisticated transactions and developing innovative Shari'a-compliant techniques. Particularly strong in sovereign sukuk issuances and project financing, with further experience in asset and real estate finance. Represents a broad range of clients including both regional and national lenders, borrowers and sovereign entities. The firm has offices in Qatar and the UAE and association partners in Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Strengths

A client observed: "They're very experienced in Islamic derivatives and securitised derivatives. They're very commercial and understand the business implications of any direction they give."

Notable practitioners

Debashis Dey is highly proficient in Shari'a-compliant debt capital markets. His expertise in sukuk sees him regularly acting for the arrangers and managers on high-profile offerings, including sovereign issuances. Dividing his time between Dubai and London, his practice has a particular focus on Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

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Islamic Finance Department

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16th Floor, C1 Tower

Six Towers Complex

Bainuna Street

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

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Islamic Finance


Debashis Dey
Band 2