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16TH FLOOR, GBCORP TOWER, BLDG #1411, ROAD 4626, BLOCK 346, BAHRAIN FINANCIAL HARBOUR DISTRICT, PO BOX 2397, MANAMA, BAHRAIN
Tel:
Work +973 17 538 600
Fax:
Fax +973 17 532 342
Email:
Web:
www.zubipartners.com
Dubai, Manama, Seef

Bahrain

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants regularly works with international law firms on high-value financings. Recent transactions include advising a consortium of lenders, including HSBC, Citibank and National Bank of Abu Dhabi, on a $250m facility to Gulf International Bank. Qays H Zu’bi and Hugh Stokes are the key names.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

The corporate team at Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants regularly handles the local law aspects of international transactions, and advised on numerous acquisitions and corporate restructurings in 2016. Clients include high-net-worth individuals and telecoms companies. Qays H Zu’bi is the senior partner; Hatim Q Zu’bi is another name to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants’ disputes team has been particularly active in construction disputes, acting for a Bahrain construction company in arbitration proceedings concerning a contractual dispute. Other clients include domestic banks and regional airlines. Hatim S Zu’bi and Qays H Zu’bi lead the group.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 3

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants has worked with government departments and Islamic banks on a range of Islamic facilities; highlights included acting for the Ministry of Finance on a $435m sukuk al ijara, and for Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank on a $100m ijara facility. Naveen Thakur is recommended.

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Legal market overview

The Bahrain legal market features domestic firms that handle the full range of services, as well as a number of international law firms. Most local law firms have established practices in dispute resolution, as only Bahraini nationals are able to appear before the courts. Larger local firms include Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants and Hassan Radhi & Associates. Islamic finance is an important area of work for a number of international firms, particularly Islamic structured project finance and sukuk issuances.

Leading individuals

Hugh Stokes - Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Qays H Zu’bi - Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants is well regarded for providing local law advice, and has acted on oil, gas and water projects in 2016. Clients include Tihama Power Generation and Energy City Qatar. Senior Associate Omar Manassaki and senior partners Qays H Zu’bi and Hatim Q Zu’bi are the key figures.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants has been particularly active in contentious construction matters, acting for a number of clients in disputes concerning stalled real estate projects. Other clients include Eagle Hills Diyar. Eman Omar is the main name.

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