Ms Renad Younes > Shearman & Sterling LLP > Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling LLP
ETIHAD TOWERS, OFFICE TOWER 3
21ST FLOOR, CORNICHE ROAD, PO BOX 2948
ABU DHABI
United Arab Emirates

Work Department

Project Development & Finance; M&A

Position

Renad Younes is the firm’s Global Head of Finance, Regional Managing Partner for the Middle East and a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Development & Finance practices.

Career

Renad Younes is the firm’s Global Head of Finance, Regional Managing Partner for the Middle East and a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Development & Finance practices.

Renad Younes advises corporations, financial institutions and governments on local and international M&A transactions and projects that cover a wide range of sectors, including energy and infrastructure. She leads her clients through complex M&A processes, as well as energy and infrastructure greenfield project development, in the renewables, transitional energy, upstream, midstream, downstream and LNG sectors.

Her deep sector and industry knowledge and combination of M&A and project development experience enables her to also frequently advise on complex carve-outs that are followed by IPOs, equity offerings and debt offerings where her industry knowledge is applied to structure the relevant assets and interests to achieve successful and strategic capital raisings.

Known for her innovation and solution-oriented approach in the energy sector, she also has an extensive track record assisting clients in setting up innovative and agenda setting projects and legal structures, including market facing trading companies and first in kind transitional energy companies.

Renad Younes regularly writes and speaks on topics relating to energy, transitional energy and infrastructure.

Renad is also an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Languages

Arabic, English

Memberships

England and Wales

Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales

Education

London School of Economics, LL.M. – Public International Law

University of Jerusalem, LL.B. – Bachelor of Laws and B.S.c. – Science and Biology

Lawyer Rankings

Saudi Arabia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Shearman & Sterling in association with the Law Firm of Dr. Sultan Almasoud maintains a busy practice handling high-value transactions and project mandates for a host of leading regional clients including NEOM. The team, led by Sultan Almasoud  has been strengthened on the private equity, public and private M&A front with the arrival of Mohsin Suleman who joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. In Abu Dhabi, Renad Younes is the regional partner in the Middle East and is a key contact for international mergers and project financing deals. The group leverages its teams in London, Dubai, and Singapore to handle complex cross-border mandates.