Partner

Muscat

+968 24814466

Highly regarded

English and Urdu


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
Pakistan

Jurisdictions:

Oman

Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Islamic finance
M&A


Commercial team lead with over 17 years’ experience advising on corporate, commercial, capital markets, islamic finance, oil and gas & mining in the UK, Oman and Pakistan.

Advised

  • Government of Oman on its US$ 6.5 billion fund raise involving the issuance of 7-year tenor US$1.5 billion sukuk and US$5 billion triple-tranche bonds under Regulation S / Rule 144-A;
  • Joint lead managers on all update to National Bank of Oman’s US$1.5 billion euro medium term notes (EMTN) programme and issuance of US$500 million 5-year tenor EMTNs.
  • on the establishment of the first Islamic real estate investment trust (REIT) under the Capital Market Authority’s REIT Regulations;
  • various blue-chip oil and gas companies on their multi-billion dollar investments in Oman;
  • Meethaq Islamic and Alizz Islamic Bank in connection with development of Islamic Finance products and financing of various projects aggregating approximately US$500 million.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Project finance
  • Real estate funds

  • Banking
  • Financial service
  • Oil and gas
  • Mining
  • Natural resources

  • Law Society of England and Wales (2011)
  • Bar Council of England and Wales (2010)
  • Lahore High Court Bar Association (2005)
  • Punjab Bar Council (2004)

  • Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test, BPP College 
  • Bar Vocational Course, BPP College
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP College 
  • LLB (Honours), Quaid-e-Azam Law College, Pakistan 
  • BA in Economics, University of Michigan, USA