The Legal 500

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET SQUARE, AL SILA TOWER, 21ST FLOOR, PO BOX 55069, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 2 406 8500
Fax:
Fax +971 2 406 8511
Email:
Web:
www.akingump.com
Abu Dhabi, Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Frankfurt and 13 more

United Arab Emirates

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 5

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

At Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, counsel Catriona McDevitt handles cross-border conventional and shari’ah-compliant banking transactions and was part of the team that advised Tennenbaum Capital Partners and Deutsche Bank on a $60m facility made available to Kawa Solar Holdings and its affiliates.

[back to top]

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

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Abu Dhabi-based team includes Chadi Salloum and TMT specialist Wael Jabsheh. The team stands out as being ‘very responsive and very commercial’. It gives ongoing corporate advice, including assistance with corporate governance and joint ventures, to clients such as Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority and Farah Leisure Parks Management.

[back to top]

Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP shows ‘depth of practice and strong business acumen’. Its team includes non-contentious experts Marc Hammerson in Dubai and Shawn Davis in Abu Dhabi, with Abu Dhabi-based Natasha Kohne handling disputes. Recent highlights include advising Palestine Power Generating Company on the construction contract for its planned 200MW power plant in Jenin.

[back to top]

Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Praised for its ‘very deep industry knowledge and can-do attitude’, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is well known for its oil and gas expertise and acts for clients such as Afren and OAO Lukoil. The team includes Marc Hammerson in Dubai and senior counsel Shawn Davis in Abu Dhabi.

[back to top]


Further information on Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Please choose from this list to view details of what we say about Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in other jurisdictions.

Legal Developments in United Arab Emirates

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to