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DLA Piper LLP

Paul McViety

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance , Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance , Islamic Finance
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Banking & Finance - United Arab Emirates

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Paul McViety heads the firm's Islamic finance practice and is capable of advising on conventional and Shari'a-compliant transactions. He is especially well regarded for syndicated finance, project finance and sukuk. Clients appreciate that "he's hands-on, understands our particularities and is able to weave our bespoke criteria into the documents."
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Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance - United Arab Emirates

Band 3

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Paul McViety heads the firm's Islamic finance practice and is capable of advising on conventional and Shari'a-compliant transactions. He is especially well regarded for syndicated finance, project finance and sukuk. Clients appreciate that "he's hands-on, understands our particularities and is able to weave our bespoke criteria into the documents."
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Islamic Finance - Middle East-wide

Band 4

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Paul McViety demonstrates considerable expertise in both conventional and Shari'a-compliant banking matters. Based in Dubai, he leads the Middle East Islamic finance practice of DLA Piper. His expertise ranges from cross-border syndicated finance and project finance to sukuk issuances and debt restructurings.
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Paul McViety is an experienced banking lawyer with over 15 years' experience of advising on financing transactions, acting for both Islamic and conventional clients - including financial institutions, corporates, sponsors, developers, fund and asset managers, regulators and government entities. He is also head of the firm's Islamic Finance group in the Middle East.

Paul provides advice on a broad range of finance-related transactions: including bilateral and syndicated financings (Islamic or conventional), co-financings, project finance transactions (including complex multi-sourced financings), the financing of real estate, asset finance, trade finance, debt restructurings and debt capital markets (sukuk). His practice also extends to assisting clients in relation to Islamic (or Shari'a-compliant) funds or investments.

DLA Piper's capabilities in Islamic finance are in keeping with the firm's position as a leading global business law firm. Paul and his team play a leading role on any Islamic transactions involving other DLA Piper offices, including our offices across Europe and the United States.

Paul is recognised as a leading Islamic finance lawyer. He actively participates at key industry conferences and regularly comments on the subject of Islamic finance (including being interviewed by The Times and by local radio station, Dubai Eye).

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Paul McViety

DLA Piper LLP

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Real Estate 2021 in United Arab Emirates

Authors: Duncan Pickering, Nicola de Sylva, Hasan Rahman, Paul McViety

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