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Provided by Renad Younes

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Renad is Partner-in-Charge of the Abu Dhabi office of Gibson Dunn and a member of the Projects & Infrastructure and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups.

Renad advises corporations, financial institutions and governments on local and international M&A transactions and projects that cover a wide range of sectors, including energy and infrastructure. She leads her clients through complex M&A processes, as well as energy and infrastructure greenfield project development, in the renewables, transitional energy, upstream, midstream, downstream and LNG sectors.

Renad’s deep sector and industry knowledge and combination of M&A and project development experience enables her to also frequently advise on complex carve-outs that are followed by IPOs, equity offerings and debt offerings where her industry knowledge is applied to structure the relevant assets and interests to achieve successful and strategic capital raisings. Known for her innovation and solution-oriented approach in the energy sector, she also has an extensive track record assisting clients in setting up innovative and agenda setting projects and legal structures, including market facing trading companies and first in kind transitional energy companies.

Career

London School of Economics, LLM - Public International Law

University of Jerusalem, LLB - Bachelor of Law; BSc - Science and Biology

Admissions: England and Wales; Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales

Languages: Arabic; English

Personal

https://www.shearman.com/people/y/younes-renad

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A: Abu Dhabi-based - United Arab Emirates
2
Band 2

Renad Younes is a well-regarded Abu Dhabi-based lawyer who regularly takes a lead role on high-profile M&A matters within the oil and gas sector. She is also adept at overseeing joint ventures and strategic partnerships. At the start of 2023 she was one of several lawyers who joined Gibson Dunn from Shearman & Sterling to found its Abu Dhabi office.


Projects & Energy - Middle East-wide
2
Band 2

Renad Younes is a highly experienced energy lawyer who often handles project-related corporate/M&A mandates. She has deep experience across a range of projects issues throughout the region, with experience overseeing matters in Kuwait, the UAE and Saudi Arabia. She recently joined Gibson Dunn after leaving Shearman & Sterling, and is based in Abu Dhabi.

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