2016 Middle East awards: full shortlist

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 17 Aug 2016
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MiddleEast

IFLR is pleased to announce the full shortlist for the 2016 Middle East awards.

The winners of these categories, plus national firms of the year, rising stars and the lifetime achievement award will be announced at the annual dinner at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai on October 19. The individual rising star category, which is new this year, recognises a leading associate or senior associate across the deal categories.

The law firms listed on each deal are based on preliminary research and submissions. If your firm advised on one of these deals but is not listed, please email elizabeth.meager@legalmediagroup.com.

To reserve your table at the October ceremony, contact Liam Sharkey lsharkey@iflr.com or call +44207 779 8384.

Debt and equity-linked

Boubyan Bank tier 1 sukuk

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy
Dentons
Meysan Partners

DP World sukuk programme

Clifford Chance
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Linklaters

Ezdan sukuk programme

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy
Linklaters
Maples and Calder

Mohammed Al Barwani Holding Company sukuk

Allen & Overy
Dentons
Trowers & Hamlins

Oman sovereign sukuk

Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co
Allen & Overy
Linklaters
Trowers & Hamlins

Renaissance hybrid subordinated perpetual bonds

Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co
Clifford Chance
Maples and Calder
Trowers & Hamlins

Burgan Bank tier 2 bond

Allen & Overy
ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners

Equity

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank rights issue

Latham & Watkins

Ajman Bank rights issue

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy

Dubai Parks & Resorts rights issue

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Linklaters

Middle East Healthcare IPO

Clifford Chance
Latham & Watkins

Saudi Company for Hardware IPO

Clifford Chance
Legal Advisors Abdulaziz I Al-Ajlan & Partners

M&A

Acquisition of shares in Oman Cables Industry

Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co
Trowers & Hamlins

Commercial International Bank/Citi Egypt consumer & retail

Clifford Chance
Matouk Bassiouny
Zulficar & Partners

Edelman/Dabo

Al Tamimi & Company
Bennett Jones
Ewan Cameron
Herbert Smith Freehills
King & Spalding

ENOC/Dragon Oil

Allen & Overy
Arthur Cox
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Mason Hayes & Curran

Fajr Capital's acquisition of stake in Cravia

Allen & Overy
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
King & Spalding

General Atlantic, Warburg Pincus consortium/Network International

Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

MBO of CashU from souq.com/SCPE's acquisition of souq.com

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian
Harneys
Latham & Watkins
Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Project finance

Facility D IWPP

Eversheds
Shearman & Sterling
Simmons & Simmons

Falcon Ma'an solar PV

Baker & McKenzie
Eversheds
Obeidat & Freihat
Walkers
White & Case

Jazan Industrial Gas

Chadbourne & Parke
King & Spalding
White & Case

Orpic Liwa Plastics

Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co
Allen & Overy
ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners
Dentons
White & Case

Riyadh PP11 refinancing

Clifford Chance
White & Case

Restructuring

Advanced Energy Systems

Clifford Chance
Helmy Hamza & Partners
Linklaters
Matouk Bassiouny

Emirates International Telecoms refinancing

Clifford Chance

Limitless

Clifford Chance
Norton Rose Fulbright
Pinsent Masons

National Industries euro sukuk restructuring

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners

Wataniya Airways

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners

Domestic

ADNIC mandatory convertible bonds

Clifford Chance
Hadef & Partners

Barwa Real Estate refinancing

Al Tamimi & Company
White & Case

Mashreqbank refinancing

Allen & Overy
Morgan Lewis & Bockius

National Industries Group bond

ASAR-Al Ruwayeh & Partners

Qatar Islamic Bank AT1 sukuk

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy
Linklaters

Rawabi Vallianz sukuk

Clifford Chance
Latham & Watkins
TSMP Law Corporation

Takaful Emarat rights issue

Al Tamimi & Company

Teams of the year

Debt and equity-linked

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Dentons
Linklaters

Equity

Al Tamimi & Company
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Latham & Watkins

M&A

Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Herbert Smith Freehills
Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Project finance

Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Eversheds
Shearman & Sterling
White & Case

Restructuring

Allen & Overy
ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners
Clifford Chance
Linklaters

Individual, bank and firm awards

Managing partner of the year

Robin Abraham, Clifford Chance
Pervez Akhtar, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Scott Campbell, Linklaters
Husam Hourani, Al Tamimi & Company
Jonathan Silver, Clyde & Co

IFLR Women in Business Law award

Hoda Barakat, Hoda Barakat Legal Consultancy
Nasreen Bulos, HSBC
Muna Dandan, Dubai Financial Services Authority
Louise Flanagan, National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Judith Kim, Allen & Overy

Pro bono firm of the year

Badri & Salim El Meouchi
Clifford Chance
Herbert Smith Freehills
Linklaters
White & Case

International firm of the year

Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Latham & Watkins
Linklaters
White & Case

In-house team of the year

Barclays
First Gulf Bank
HSBC
National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Standard Chartered

Islamic bank of the year

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Dubai Islamic Bank
National Commercial Bank
Qatar Islamic Bank

 


 

 

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