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Zu'bi & Partners Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Firm Profile


  • 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

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 five 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.

Banking & Finance:
■■Acted as Bahraini Counsel for the Government in relation to the USD 2.1 Billion Bond Issuance (in 2 tranches)
■■Acted as Bahraini legal advisor to a consortium of lenders on a Murabaha Finance Facility of USD 570,000,000/- for funding the construction of a crude oil pipeline between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia
■■Acted as Bahraini legal advisor to a consortium of lenders on a term loan facility of USD 250,000,000/ extended to an international bank for general corporate and working capital purposes.
■■Acted as Bahraini law advisors to the Issuer in their MTN Updation Programme worth USD 3,000,000,000

■■Acted for the buyers in relation to the acquisition of 100% stake in a Bahrain Aluminium rolling company in a transaction valued at USD15 million
■■Acting as Bahrain counsel to the multinational consortium for the Bahrain LNG import terminal
■■Acting as Bahrain law advisor in the restructuring of one of the largest commercial banks in the GCC
■■Acting as Bahrain law advisor in the acquisition of a Swiss private bank by a global private banking group in a 1.33 Billion Swiss Franc deal that will create Switzerland’s fifth largest private bank

Islamic Finance:
■■Acted as Bahrain legal advisor for the Government and the Issuer in relation to the issuance of USD 435 Million fixed rate Trust Certificate (Sukuk Al Ijara)
■■Acted as local counsel for the Lessor Bank in relation to a USD 100 Million Ijara Facility

Corporate Finance / Capital Markets:
■■Acted for one of the largest Indian banks on the issue of a Global Medium Term Note valued at USD7.5 billion
■■Acting for a number of Bahrain based Islamic and international banks on an annual retained basis

Litigation & Arbitration:
■■Representing a construction and civil engineering company as claimant in an arbitration case relating to the dispute with a land reclamation and infrastructure development company, valued at USD61 million
■■Acting on behalf of an investment bank in a civil case against its former officer claiming an amount of USD2 Million
■■Acting on behalf of a multinational banking and financial services company in a civil case against a printing press company claiming compensation in the amount of BHD 928,815/-


  • 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 :
  • Office 107, 1st floor, Bayswater Tower,
  • Business Bay,
  • PO Box 487915,
  • Dubai,
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Tel +97 1 45 548 182
  • Email : [email protected]