Firm Profile > Norton Rose Fulbright > Dubai , United Arab Emirates
Norton Rose Fulbright Offices
4TH FLOOR, GATE PRECINCT, BUILDING 3
DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE
PO BOX 103747, DUBAI
United Arab Emirates
Norton Rose Fulbright > The Legal 500 Rankings
Banking and finance Tier 2
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.
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.
Islamic finance Tier 2
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.
Capital markets Tier 3
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.
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.
Norton Rose Fulbright > Firm Profile
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.
Areas of Practice
Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.
Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.
Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see nortonrosefulbright.com
We have offices in the world’s most important business, financial and regulatory centres and are active in strategically important growth markets. Our offices are located in Amsterdam, Athens, Austin, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia), Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Minneapolis, Monaco, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Port Moresby, Québec, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm), San Antonio, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, St Louis, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Warsaw and Washington, DC. In Africa, we have alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe
Number of partners (worldwide): 1,000+
Number of other fee-earners (worldwide): 2,000+
Total staff: 7,500+
Global Key Contacts
Financial institutions: James Bateson
Energy: Anne Lapierre and John Mauel
Infrastructure, mining and commodities: Nick Merritt
Transport: Harry Theochari
Technology: Nick Abrahams
Life sciences and healthcare: Stacey Martinez and Randy Sutton
|Financial institutions||Patrick Bourke|
|Infrastructure, mining and commodities||Joanne Emerson Taqi|
|Technology and innovation||Sean Murphy|
|Life sciences and healthcare||Huw Evans|
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Staff FiguresNumber of partners (worldwide) : 1,200+ Number of other fee-earners (worldwide) : 3,000+ Total staff : 7,500+
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