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Winston & Strawn LLP

BURJ DAMAN, LEVEL 10, AL SA'ADA ST, DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE, PO BOX 507024 DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Work +971 4 424 2300
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Fax +971 4 424 2350
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www.winston.com

United Arab Emirates

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Winston & Strawn LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP handles a range of project finance deals, with many of them utilising Islamic structures. Shibeer Ahmed advised the mandated lead arrangers of an AED310m facility to Paragon Malls for the construction of a shopping mall in Abu Dhabi. Other deals include acting for Mashreqbank and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank on a project finance facility extended to Tabreed, and assisting Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Emirates NBD with lending an unsecured $300m murabaha to Etihad.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 6

Winston & Strawn LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP's Campbell Steedman handles a range of cross-border work within the region, including restructuring exercises and outbound acquisitions. Christopher Skipper is another notable lawyer in the team.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation
Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation - ranked: tier 4

Winston & Strawn LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP has 'an extremely knowledgeable and capable team' that is 'willing to provide measured yet strong opinions on courses of action'. Ben Bruton is 'technically savvy with excellent client relationship skills - he can explain highly complex legal situations to clients without legal backgrounds' - he handles internal investigations, with of counsel Nick Sharratt also involved in cross-border litigation.

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Nick Sharratt - Winston & Strawn LLP

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 3

Winston & Strawn LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP's Shibeer Ahmed advised a consortium of investment banks on a facility lent to Tabreed secured over revenues from district cooling plants, and assisted the mandated lead arrangers with a syndicated AED310m sale-and-leaseback deal.

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