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Sohail Barkatali


Sohail Barkatali

Sohail Barkatali is a projects partner based in our Dubai office, who has been involved with and has advised on a number of notable projects in the Middle East and Africa. His work has included advice on projects in the power, renewable energy, electricity, oil and gas, water, waste-water and infrastructure sectors. He has also advised on privatizations, sector restructuring and regulatory matters.

Sohail is described by Chambers Global 2016 as "brilliant". The Legal 500 states that he is "one of the best lawyers" in the Power and Water sector. The Legal 500 also comments “Stellar partner Sohail Barkatali is singled out for his understanding of the water sector”. He recently advised the Government of the State of Kuwait on the Az-Zour North IWPP Project, the State’s first ever IWPP project. The project was named “Middle East Power Deal of the Year” by Project Finance International and “Middle East PPP Deal of the Year” by Project Finance magazine. He also recently advised on Phase 2 of the Az-Zour North IWPP as well as the Al-Khairan IWPP Project. Sohail is also recognized by MEED as one of six individuals shaping the future of the electricity and water sector in Kuwait. The same publication also recognizes him as a leading individual in the power and related water sector in Oman.

Areas of focus

Representative experience

Advising Sponsors in relation to their bids for the Sharqiya/Salalah IWP projects in the Sultanate of Oman.

Advising lenders to a bidder on the Al-Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combined Cycle IPP Project in the State of Kuwait.

Advising lenders in relation to the financing of two solar PV projects in Kenya.

Advising sponsors in relation to a bid for the Kabd Waste-to-Energy IPP Project in the State of Kuwait.

Advising sponsors in relation to a bid for the Umm al Hayman Wastewater Project in the State of Kuwait.

Advising the lenders to Valoriza Agua, the successful bidder, on the financing of the Sohar IWP in the Sultanate of Oman.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Events

Going Global

Tokyo: 16 November 2017 at 09:30 - 18:00 ; Osaka: 13 November 2017 9:30 - 18:00

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