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Representative Matters

Representative Matters in Energy and Power Generation

Currently advising a Japanese energy company as sponsors’ legal counsel in relation to the development and financing of a gas fired power plant in the UAE.

Advised a Japanese energy company on its bid to develop and finance a solar PV power plant in the UAE.

Advised a consortium of companies in connection with the development, engineering, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of an integrated waste management plant located in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain. The plant will convert waste into fuel to be used in cement plants. Our role involves advising on the project documents (including the services contracts agreements and management agreement) with the Government authorities, advising the lenders’ on the project documentation, preparing and finalizing dual-tranche conventional and Islamic finance documentation, and advising on the security package.

Advised on local laws regarding the joint venture company undertaking the development, construction and operation of the UAE’s first nuclear power plant.

Represented a substantial business house in the Syrian Arab Republic in respect of the first independent power project in the country. Our representation included drafting the first ever model agreements to be used in the country for the generation and sale of private power.

Advising an international consortium in respect of a pilot 4 x 5 MW Solar Project, to be developed in rural Pakistan on a PPP basis.

Advised the borrower in connection with a USD450 million re-financing for an industrial plant in Abu Dhabi.

Representative Oil & Gas Matters

Advised a major international oil company on bid to join major offshore concession in Abu Dhabi.

Advised Caltex on proposed pipeline in the Emirate of Dubai

Advised governmental parties on proposed Central Asia and pipeline to Pakistan.

Represented an international investment corporation as financiers to a company participating in a bid for the privatization of Working Interests in nine concessions for oil and gas production and exploration in Pakistan.

Advised a major international oil company on the establishment of a lubricants blending facility in the UAE.

Advised a developer in connection with seeking petroleum and gas concession in Abu Dhabi.