Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants



IFLR1000 Reviews


Zu’bi & Partners is one of the leading domestic firms in Bahrain, and generally features on one side of any large transaction as local counsel. The firm is experienced and active in conventional and Islamic bank lending, debt capital markets and project finance work, and often advises the state on its bond and sukuk issues.

The firm’s recent transactional highlights include acting as local counsel to the government on several large bond and sukuk issues, and representing the lenders financing Bahrain’s first LNG terminal. Additionally it worked on a number of conventional and Islamic corporate financings.

The firm has recent sectoral experience in banking, manufacturing, and oil and gas.

Al Salam Bank and Bahrain’s Ministry of Finance are among the firm’s notable clients and it is regularly instructed by international firms including Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance.

Client feedback

“Zu'bi & Partners are my go-to firm in Bahrain for transactions involving Bahrain entities.  They are very knowledgeable and well connected and as a result can be a little difficult to get hold of at times.” – M&A

Naveen Thakur

“Approachable and has a good understanding of Bahraini law, which he can communicate clearly.”

Hatim Zu’bi

"A market leading practitioner with an excellent understanding of Bahraini law and practice.”