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Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance - United Arab Emirates
Islamic Finance - Middle East-wide
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Banking and finance
IBOR and benchmark reform
Mohammed Paracha is a banking lawyer based in Dubai where he is Head of Middle East. He focuses on Islamic financial and banking transactions and has a broad range of transactional experience. Mohammed’s main area of skills is with cross-border transactions where he advises clients across a broad range of asset classes and industry sectors. His transactions are predominantly asset related involving real estate, ships, aircraft and project assets or complex structured transactions in new markets where tax, legal and Shariah principles need to be navigated in order to deliver optimum returns to Islamic investors. Mohammed trained and qualified with our practice and gained international recognition for his work as the sole legal member of the Bank of England’s committee on Islamic finance where he assisted the UK Government in establishing London as an international Islamic finance hub.
Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales