Hogan Lovells (Middle East) LLP
19th Floor, Al Fattan Currency Tower
Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 506602
United Arab Emirates
Hogan Lovells in Dubai provides legal advice on a range of finance and business matters to financial institutions, corporations, and governmental entities. Our legal advice is coupled with a creative, commercial, and service-oriented approach to legal services. Clients rely on our in-depth business and legal knowledge and see us as long-term business partners.
Our practice areas include advisory services in finance, Islamic finance, capital markets, corporate, projects, business restructuring, dispute resolution, and intellectual property. We work collaboratively with more than 45 Hogan Lovells offices around the world.
Rahail Ali, Partner
DUBAI, 7 September 2015
Hogan Lovells has recruited partner Sohail Barkatali to join its Dubai finance practice. Sohail joins today, 7 September, as a partner in the Infrastructure, Energy,...
Primary Practices and Industries
ECGD on their successful US$913m Sukuk issuance. This marks the world’s first UK government supported guaranteed Sukuk for aircraft financing.
ICD and Citi on the inaugural US$200m Sukuk offering by the State of Senegal, the first of its kind in the West African Economic and Monetary Union zone.
Barwa Bank on US$125m ship financing through an Islamic facility made available to UAE-based Topaz Energy and Marine.
Standard Chartered Bank and Emirates NBD on a complex dual tranche conventional and Sharia compliant financing for Garuda Indonesia.
Dubai Islamic Bank on an AED740m financing for the Sahara Centre shopping centre in Sharjah, UAE.
Saint Laurent on an acquisition and joint venture with Al Tayer.
RAK Ceramics, the world's largest manufacturer of ceramic tiles with a US$1bn turnover, on the sale of 30.5% of their shares.
Edenred SA and its subsidiary SAMINVEST SAS on the acquisition of 50% of the shares of C3 Card International Limited.
The World Free Zones Organisation on its establishment and organisation. Providing advice and assistance in the UAE and other jurisdictions around the world.
Imperial Mercantile Solutions DMCC on the acquisition of 51% of Mi-Fone International DMCC.
Lenders and sponsors on various independent water projects in the MENA region.
An international contractor in relation to financing the Al Khail Interchange Project in the UAE.
An international contractor in relation to financing the Sheikh Zayed Road
An international contractor in respect of four hydroelectric power projects in the Ivory Coast and Benin.
A consortium in respect of its proposal to develop the 1,400MW Sapele IPP in Nigeria.
An EPC contractor in relation to the Hassyan CCGT power and desalination complex in Dubai.
The mandated lead arrangers on the successful project financing of the Fujairah Oil Terminal. Named the 2013 “Middle East Oil & Gas Deal of the Year.”
Represented Taaleem in the US$150m "Sky Gardens" dispute, a landmark case before the DIFC courts.
Commercial Team of the YearCorporate Counsel Middle East Awards, 2015
UAE Deal of the YearIslamic Finance News Awards, 2015
Winner of two Deal of the Year awardsAsian-MENA Counsel Awards, 2014
Africa Deal of the YearMiddle East Islamic Finance News Awards, 2014
Latest thinking and events
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