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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

OFFICE NO C, 10TH FLOOR, EMIRATES OFFICE TOWERS, SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 312 1800
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Fax +971 4 312 1801
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www.morganlewis.com

Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo

Tel:
Work +971.4.312.1850
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Work Department

Corporate Business Transactions / Finance / Capital Markets

Position

Victoria is an associate in the firm's Dubai office. With an educational background in Islamic finance, she counsels lenders and borrowers in the Middle East on complex, cross-border financing transactions, including syndicated facilities, leveraged acquisitions, asset-based, mezzanine, trade, and project financings and capital market transactions, both conventional and Shari’a-compliant. Victoria advises a range of clients, including those in the global banking, construction, telecommunications, transportation, consumer credit, media, and energy industries. For more information, view Victoria's biography at www.morganlewis.com/bios/vmesquita

Languages

English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Education

City University London, 2011, M.B.A.; New York University School of Law, 2007, LL.M.; Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, 2004, B.A. (Law)


United Arab Emirates

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

At Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo advised Al Ahli Holding Group on an AED 1.25bn shari'ah-compliant project finance deal, structured as a wakala and an instisna, for the expansion of the Dubai Outlet Mall among other purposes. She also also assisted Abour Energy Company with the Islamic financing of a 50MW wind farm in Jordan's Tafilah Governorate. Bank-side work includes advising Dubai Islamic Bank on an AED378m fleet of Islamic facilities to Reem Integrated Healthcare Holdings. Ayman Khaleq is also a key contact; his varied practice includes restructuring work.

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Islamic finance

Within: Islamic finance

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP's Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo advised Al Ahli Holding Group on the project financing of an expansion of Dubai Outlet Mall. Ayman Khaleq has, among other matters, expertise in shari'ah-compliant aviation and project finance as well as investment funds.

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