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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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When boom turns to bust: protective measures in the UAE engineering and construction industry

In this article Anthony Edwards considers the extent to which the Dubai legal framework has served the construction industry in terms of protecting parties from the consequences of what happens when the boom times turn to bust. This article is the first in a series by Hadef & Partners’ Engineering & Construction Group.

The legal framework concerning Abu Dhabi oil concessions

Michael Webb comments on the possible opportunities for new entrants and international oil companies with an established presence in Abu Dhabi in connection with the upcoming renewal of the ADCO and ADMA-OPCO oil concessions.

Energy and Project Finance: A promising future

As economies continue to seek private sector participation for developing infrastructure projects, banks and financial institutions continue to provide debt to fund such projects on a limited recourse basis. Project finance has developed as a very useful tool for funding infrastructure projects, particularly given the fact that banks and financial institutions are amenable to extending long-term repayment schedules for such projects. A long-term repayment schedule is often necessary given the tariff structures usually associated with off-take arrangements in project finance transactions.