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Norton Rose Fulbright

4TH FLOOR, GATE PRECINCT, BUILDING 3, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 103747, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Work +971 4 369 6300
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Fax +971 4 369 6350
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www.nortonrosefulbright.com

United Arab Emirates

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright handles a range of work including project finance, with many deals featuring both Islamic and conventional tranches. Matthew Escritt's work includes cross-border acquisition financing deals, as well as project financings backed by multilateral development finance institutions. Mohammed Paracha has Islamic finance expertise, including significant project finance transactions. Paul Mansouri's practice crosses over between projects and banking. Nicholas Robinson is a notable of counsel.

Next Generation Partners

Nicholas Robinson - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright's 'detail-oriented, proactive and dedicated team' handles a range of Islamic debt finance products. Gregory Man is 'on top of the brief and approachable'. Securitisation is another area of expertise, as is bond restructuring.

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

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright's Adjou Ait Ben Idir, who is qualified in France and has a track record of deals in the Maghreb, heads the practice alongside John Boehm Jr., who divides his time across the region. Sectors strengths include cosmetics, pharmaceutical, oilfield services and healthcare. The firm also advises leading European insurers as warranties and indemnities insurers of agenda-setting deals. Corporate structuring using free zones is another area of expertise. Hani Ghattas is a key senior associate.

Next Generation Partners

Adjou Ait Ben Idir - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation
Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

At Norton Rose Fulbright, Deirdre Walker's practice ranges from DFSA investigatory work through to DIFC-LCIA arbitrated hotel management disputes. Orlando Vidal has compliance expertise, and advises firms on anti-corruption and sanctions matters. Paul Stothard handles a number of construction disputes, including one subject to mediation. Of counsel Peter Wood is another key contact. Patrick Bourke has returned to the firm's London office.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright handles deals concerning shari'ah compliant capital markets transactions as well as banking work. In Islamic capital markets, Gregory Man handles work for leading Emirati issuers. Mohammed Paracha handles complex lending work for banks and borrowers.

Leading individuals

Mohammed Paracha - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

At Norton Rose Fulbright, newly promoted partner Louisa Lynch is a key name. The department handles property finance, leasing transactions and asset sales and acquisitions, among other areas.

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