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Baker & McKenzie Limited


Bahrain

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Limited

The ‘extremely polished’ practice at Baker & McKenzie Limited provides ‘a very high-level service’; for some, it stands ‘head and shoulders above other firms in Bahrain’. The ‘dedicated and organisedJulie Alexander is highly recommended for her ‘unbelievable connection to the market’; she advised Ahli United Bank on facilities provided to Joannou & Paraskevaides for the development of two government infrastructure projects in Saudi Arabia. Ian Siddell and Bilal Kahlon have a track record acting for government entities and major banks.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Limited

The ‘excellent’ corporate team at Baker & McKenzie Limited is well versed in M&A, joint ventures and reorganisations, and has extensive experience handling domestic and cross-border matters. David Monnier regularly acts for government entities, major banks and corporates on the full range of commercial, corporate and M&A matters, and has been particularly active in handling multijurisdictional restructurings and regulatory compliance matters. Key clients include the United Steel Company, Aluminium Bahrain, and First Energy Bank.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Limited

At Baker & McKenzie Limited, Islamic finance experts Ian Siddell and Julie Alexander handle a range of transactions, from sukuk issuances to corporate and commercial deals and projects-related matters in Bahrain. Highlights included acting for Nogaholding subsidiary Bahrain National Gas Expansion Company on conventional and Islamic financing for the development, construction, and operation of a gas plant in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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Legal market overview
Leading individuals

David Monnier - Baker & McKenzie Limited

Ian Siddell - Baker & McKenzie Limited

Julie Alexander - Baker & McKenzie Limited

Next generation lawyers

Bilal Kahlon - Baker & McKenzie Limited

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Baker & McKenzie Limited

The ‘very helpful and practical’ projects and energy practice at Baker & McKenzie Limited provides ‘an excellent service’ and is ‘extremely efficient on all counts’. Ian Siddell and Julie Alexander are highly regarded for their experience acting for lenders and developers across the oil and gas, aviation, and infrastructure sectors; recent highlights include acting for Nogaholding subsidiary Bahrain National Gas Expansion Company on the $515m financing for the development, construction, and operation of a gas processing plant in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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United Arab Emirates

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Australia

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Austria

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Azerbaijan

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Belgium

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Bahrain

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China

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Chile

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Colombia

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Czech Republic

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Egypt

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Spain

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France

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Hong Kong

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Hungary

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Indonesia

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India

Italy

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Kazakhstan

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London

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Luxembourg

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Myanmar

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Morocco

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Mexico

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Malaysia

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Netherlands

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Philippines

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Poland

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Qatar

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Asia Pacific: Regional international arbitration

Russia

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South Africa

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Sweden

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Singapore

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South Korea

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Saudi Arabia

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Switzerland

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Taiwan

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Thailand

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Turkey

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Ukraine

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United States

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Venezuela

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Vietnam

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Legal Developments by:
Baker McKenzie LLP

  • The New Turkish Code of Obligations: Important Changes for Leases of Residential & Business Premises

    For decades, the primary Turkish laws governing leases of residential and business premises have been the Law on Leasing Real Property dated May 27, 1955 (the “Lease Law”) and the Turkish Code of Obligations No. 818 dated April 22, 1926 (the “Obligations Code”). Both of these laws, however, will be repealed and replaced with the new Turkish Code of Obligations No. 6098 dated January 11, 2011 (the “New Obligations Code”), which will enter into force on July 7, 2012.
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