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Firm Profile

Zu'bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Firm Profile

Manama

  • Profile
  • GB Corp Tower, Fl. 16
  • Bldg 1411, Rd 4626, Bl 346
  • PO Box 502/PO Box 2397
  • Financial Harbour District
  • Manama
  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
  • 315

Firm profile submitted by Zu'bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Chairman: Hatim S Zu’bi
Partner: Qays H Zu’bi
Number of partners worldwide:
9
Number of lawyers worldwide: 12
Languages: Arabic, English, French, Hindi


Zu’bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants is the oldest established local law firm in Bahrain and a top-tier legal services provider in Bahrain and the GCC. The firm provides legal services across all leading sectors including banking and finance, corporate, commercial, civil, labour, IP, litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. For the past forty six years, the firm has been providing its clients with the highest quality legal services. The firm has an exceptional reputation for dealing with unconventional issues and providing innovative solutions specifically tailored to meet its local and international clients’ legal and commercial needs. The firm regularly advises and partners with other international law firms on major infrastructure projects and financing.

Agencies & Distributorship
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy, Liquidation & Restructuring
Communications, Media & Entertainment
Company Listing & Formation
Construction, Real Estate & Property
Corporate Law & Equity Finance
Employment
Energy, Renewables & Natural Resources
Family Law
Insurance & Risk
Intellectual Property, Patents, Copyrights & Industrial Design
Investment Funds & Private Equity
Islamic Finance
Joint Ventures
Leisure & Hospitality
Litigation, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Maritime & Shipping
Mergers & Acquisitions
Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)
Project Structuring & Financing
Securities
Social Insurance
Telecommunications
Trusts

Banking & Finance:
■ Acted as Bahraini law advisors to the Global Coordinators, Global Facility Agent and the Investment Agent in connection with the USD 882 million unsecured conventional term-loan facility (Conventional Facility) granted to one of the biggest company in Bahrain
■ Acting as Bahraini Counsel in the restructuring of one of the largest commercial banks in the GCC
■ Acted as Bahraini Counsel for the Government of Bahrain in relation to the issuance of USD 1.6 billion Bond 7% per annum (in 2 tranches) due in October 2028

Corporate/M&A:
■ Acted as Bahraini counsel to the multinational consortium acting as the sponsors in relation to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal Project
■ Acted as Bahraini counsel to two international financial institutions in relation to the acquisition of equity stake in Bahraini entities of a multinational pharmaceutical company worth USD 50 million and USD 45 million
■ Acted as Bahraini law advisors in the acquisition of a Swiss private bank by a global private banking group in a 1.06 billion Swiss Franc deal that will create Switzerland’s fifth largest private bank

Islamic Finance:
■ Acted as Bahraini law advisors to the Global Coordinators, Global Facility Agent and the Investment Agent in connection with the USD 618 million Shari’ah-compliant facility (Islamic Facility) granted to one of the biggest company in Bahrain       
■ Acted as Bahraini Counsel for the Government of Bahrain in relation to the issuance of USD 1 billion Shariah-compliant trust certificates due on 12 February 2024
■ Acted as Bahraini counsel to a Bahrain based Islamic bank in relation to the USD 400 million Tier 1 Shariah-compliant capital certificates
■ Acted as Bahraini counsel to an international educational institution in a USD 45 million Islamic Loan Facility and in the restructuring of a Murabaha finance facility of up to USD 50 million

Litigation & Arbitration:
■ Representing a major Bahrain based construction and civil engineering company as claimant against a developer of a renowned residential development in Bahrain for a claim of USD 60 million (approximately)
■ Acting on behalf of an investment bank in a case against a former officer of the bank claiming an amount of BD 5,348,300.500 for losses due to breach of contract, breach of duty, dishonesty and negligence
■ Acting on behalf of a bank in an arbitration case against a former officer to recover an amount of USD 2 million paid as bonus

Branches

  • GB Corp Tower, Fl. 16,
  • Bldg 1411, Rd 4626, Bl 346,
  • PO Box 502/PO Box 2397,
  • Financial Harbour District,
  • Manama,
  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
  • 315
  • Tel +973 17 538600
  • Fax +973 17 532342
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website : http://www.zubipartners.com/
  • Office 107, 1st floor, Bayswater Tower,
  • Business Bay,
  • PO Box 487915,
  • Dubai,
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Tel +97 1 45 548 182
  • Fax +97 1 45 548 183
  • Email : [email protected]