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Global Guide 2022

Ranked in 4 Practice Areas
2
Capital Markets: Debt
14 Years Ranked
3
Islamic Finance
6 Years Ranked
3
Capital Markets: Debt
10 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Rizwan H Kanji

Global

Practice Areas

Rizwan Kanji’s practice focuses on debt capital markets, finance and securitizations using both conventional and Islamic finance structures.

He advises investment banks, financial institutions, multilateral development banks, sovereign states, insurance companies and multinational regional corporations on high-profile transactions across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

To learn more about Rizwan Kanji, please visit his full profile: https://www.akingump.com/en/lawyers-advisors/rizwan-kanji.html

Career

Qualified in England and Wales

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales; Dubai Legal Affairs Department

Publications

Co- Author of Practitioners book: Islamic Capital Markets – Principles & Practices, Published 2015 by International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance and Securities Commission Malaysia

Personal

L.P.C., The College of Law, London; LL.M., University of Southampton; LL.B., University of Leicester

Chambers Review

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Global

Capital Markets: Debt - United Arab Emirates
2
Band 2

Rizwan Kanji is a highly skilled lawyer based in Dubai, who is active on both conventional and Shari'a-compliant DCM work. He is especially well respected for his sukuk practice, which sees him advise several major regional financial institutions.
"He stands out in terms of friendliness and personal touch."


Islamic Finance - Middle East-wide
3
Band 3

Rizwan Kanji is a highly skilled lawyer based at Akin Gump in Dubai who is active on both conventional and Shari'a-compliant DCM work. He is especially well respected for his sukuk practice, which sees him advise many major regional financial institutions.
"Rizwan will go out of his way to find a solution for any questions we may have. He is very well versed in sukuk."


Capital Markets: Debt - Middle East-wide
3
Band 3

Based in Dubai, Rizwan Kanji is a widely respected sukuk lawyer with deep expertise spanning the entire region, but who is particularly active in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. He regularly acts for Islamic banks and sovereign wealth funds and is well versed in Shari'a-compliant finance.
"Rizwan will go out of his way to find a solution for any questions we may have. He is well versed in sukuk."


Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance - United Arab Emirates
3
Band 3

Rizwan Kanji is a highly skilled lawyer based in Akin Gump's Dubai office who is active on both conventional and Shari'a-compliant DCM work. He is especially well respected for his sukuk practice, which sees him advise many major regional financial institutions.
"Rizwan will go out of his way to find a solution for any questions we may have. He is very well versed in sukuk."

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