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Dechert LLP

UNIT 501, LEVEL 5, PRECINCT BUILDING 2, INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 506675, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Tel:
Work +971 4 425 6300
Web:
www.dechert.com

United Arab Emirates

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Dechert LLP

At Dechert LLP, Chris Sioufi and Rodolphe Pellerin handle cross-border deals and restructurings in sectors including retail, aviation, technology and infrastructure. Philip Dowsett was a new arrival from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in August 2019.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP is 'outstanding in terms of service, with partners conscientious about reviewing each and every work product to ensure a consistently high quality'; the team 'works well as a close unit, and is nimble and flexible in responding to client needs'. Ravinder Bhullar is 'a stand-out partner who combines a commercial approach and clear legal advice - his down-to-earth nature means he gets on well with clients and other members of the team'; he handles various property development disputes concerning residential and industrial properties, among other matters.

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Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 4

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP's Gavin Watson and Rodolphe Pellerin handle deals including petrochemicals and oil and gas, including matters around challenging jurisdictions, as well as some renewable deals.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 1

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP's Philip Sacks and senior associate Ed Brown, who was a new hire from Al Tamimi & Company, are advising Abu Dhabi Financial Group on the launch of Etihad REIT. Other work in this space includes assisting Sphere Capital with creating a $400m DIFC-domiciled REIT. Credit funds and venture capital funds are other areas of expertise. Previously a senior associate at the firm, Saber Farooqi is now general counsel at Dalma Capital Management. Philip Dowsett was a new arrival from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in August 2019.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Dechert LLP

In a significant coup, Dechert LLP¬†launched its Dubai real estate practice with the hire of new group head Stephen Kelly¬†(‚Äėstraightforward and knowledgeable on market trends‚Äô) and Sarah Mahood¬†from King & Spalding LLP. Highlights included advising the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority on the redrafting of the DIFC‚Äôs real estate laws.

Leading individuals

Stephen Kelly - Dechert LLP

Next generation lawyers

Sarah Mahood - Dechert LLP

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