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Mohammed Paracha

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance , Islamic Finance
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Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance - United Arab Emirates

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Mohammed Paracha is a highly distinguished name in Islamic finance. He regularly acts for clients in the real estate sector on Shari'a-compliant facilities, as well as advising on regulatory matters. Clients depict him as "always available and accessible," with one peer adding: "Clients always rate him highly."
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Islamic Finance - Middle East-wide

Band 2

Mohammed Paracha leads Norton Rose's regional Islamic finance practice from his base in Dubai. He is acclaimed for his capabilities in Shari'a-compliant project finance and asset finance and his clientele includes several regional Islamic banks, government entities and corporations in the real estate and insurance sectors. A source described him as "one of the strongest Islamic finance lawyers I've come across."
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Practice Areas

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Islamic finance

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Career

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.

Professional Memberships

Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales

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Mohammed Paracha

Norton Rose Fulbright

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