Trowers & Hamlins Middle East
The firms clients are diverse and include banks, pension funds, embassies, institutional investors, private equity funds, public and private companies, government departments, charities and high net worth individuals across a diverse industry sectors.
Towers & Hamlins has a strong established presence in the Middle East since 1959. It has been involved in and continues to work on many ‘first in country’ and ground-breaking projects and transactions. The Trowers & Hamlins team has an unrivalled track record of advising in-coming foreign investors seeking to take equity stakes or other roles in companies in the region. It has advised on Islamic finance transactions for more than 15 years, advising a wide range of Islamic banks, financial institutions, companies and other entities on Sharia compliant transactions and funding structures.
The firm has a long established track record for its inward investment work from the Middle East, Far East, Europe, North America and elsewhere in a range of asset classes and sectors.
It is consistently ranked as one of the leading international law firms in the Middle East with an unrivalled track record of advising in-coming foreign investors seeking to take equity stakes or other roles in companies in the region. The team has advised on Islamic finance transactions for more than fifteen years, advising a wide range of Islamic banks, financial institutions, companies and other entities on sharia compliant transactions and funding structures.
The firm is licensed to advise on local law in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman (including through issuing opinions). In Bahrain it advises clients generally on local legal issues with formal opinions in this jurisdiction given by local advocates. It provides English law advice, and is supported with the resources of their UK specialists. Throughout Trowers & Hamlins offices, the team offer a broad range of international language skills.
Main Practice AreasBanking and Finance
Employment and Pensions
Energy and Infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure
Public sector / Local government
Housing and Regeneration