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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

Dechert LLP is ‘willing to develop a broader relationship with its clients, and is collaborative in its approach and practical in its advice’. In an illustration of its strength in the oil and gas space, the ‘always helpfulGavin Watson advised Hass Petroleum on the sale of a 40% stake in the company to Oman Trading International. Chris Sioufi, who ‘has an excellent understanding of the dynamics of deals’, and the ‘very technically impressive’ Rodolphe Pellerin advised on the sale of a majority stake in a Nigerian manufacturer to a European company. Hamish Walton joined from King & Wood Mallesons.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP has ‘an excellent reputation for construction disputes’. Ravinder Bhullar, a new hire from legacy firm Nabarro (prior to its merger with CMS), is ‘highly experienced and takes a client-friendly approach’ – he handles a range of DIAC and LCIA arbitrations for clients including government-linked developers. Associate Alex Freeman is ‘hardworking and employs a very commercial approach’.

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Energy and infrastructure
Energy and infrastructure - ranked: tier 4

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP’s ‘very knowledgeable team’ attracts praise for its ‘high-quality oil and gas work’. Gavin Watson, who is ‘experienced, insightful and highly supportive’, advised Hass Petroleum Group on is sale of a 40% stake to Oman Trading International. Other work concerns power projects and hydrocarbon extraction, often involving challenging jurisdictions.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP’s Phillip Sacks is ‘a subject matter expert and a well-respected lawyer with significant experience working on offshore and DIFC funds’. He and senior associate Saber Farooqi advised Aspect Investment Partners on establishing a $100m shari’ah-compliant credit fund. Other clients include Abu Dhabi Financial Group.

Next generation lawyers

Saber Farooqi - Dechert LLP

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Real estate
Next generation lawyers

Sarah-Jane Mahood - Dechert LLP

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