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Norton Rose Fulbright

48th FLOOR, WEST TOWER, BAHRAIN FINANCIAL HARBOUR, PO BOX 20437, MANAMA, BAHRAIN
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Bahrain

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Norton Rose Fulbright

Project finance specialist Joanne Emerson Taqi leads Norton Rose Fulbright’s practice in Bahrain, which regularly advises major domestic and international banking groups and has particular experience in real estate and Islamic finance transactions. Recent highlights include acting as lead counsel to HSBC Middle East, Bank ABC and Mashreqbank on $400m term and revolving facilities provided to Bahrain Steel.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

The team at Norton Rose Fulbright has an extensive track record advising regional financial institutions on privatisations, joint ventures, and M&A. Dubai-based practice heads John Boehm and Jane Clayton count AIG, HSBC Bank Middle East, and Emirates NBD among its clients.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Dubai-based Mohammed Paracha leads Norton Rose Fulbright’s Islamic finance practice, which is regarded for its expertise in cross-border financings and for its experience in real estate, export credit, aviation, and trade finance. Recent highlights include Gregory Man’s advice to the Kingdom of Bahrain on a $1bn Eurobond and sukuk issuance.

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Joanne Emerson Taqi - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Clients of Norton Rose Fulbright’s projects and energy practice highlight its ability to provide ‘spot-on advice’. The team has experience in the renewables, water, power, petrochemicals, and social infrastructure sectors, as well as being particularly active in government-funded and PPP infrastructure and energy projects. Highlights included advising the National Oil and Gas Authority and Nogaholding on the $750m development of the Bahrain LNG terminal project. Practice head Joanne Emerson Taqi is recommended.

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

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright regularly advises developers, investors, funders, infrastructure bodies, and public authorities on the full range of real estate and construction law; recent highlights include advising the government of Bahrain on the creation of a new national real estate regulator; other clients included Nasreej BSC and AXA Insurance. Joanne Emerson Taqi is the key contact in Bahrain.

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