Banking and Finance

Our firm's Banking and Finance team in particular, has an extensive proven track record in providing specialised legal services and advice of the highest quality to the banking and financial industry of Bahrain for over 20 years. The team has been involved in some of the most challenging and intricate financial transactions in the Middle East region and has acted, and continues to act, as legal counsel to a number of leading international and local banks, as well as many corporate entities. The team also advises regulatory authorities, national bodies, the government and government agencies in Bahrain on a regular basis. The following are examples of our areas of practice

  • Syndicated Finance
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Acquisition Finance
  • Securitization
  • Derivatives
  • Investment Funds
  • Structured Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Capital markets
  • Collective Investment Schemes
  • Repackaging
  • Prime Brokerage
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Regulatory and Licensing Issues
  • Banking Litigation in Bahrain
  • Asset Finance (medium and big ticket items)
  • Trade Finance

Notwithstanding our specialised approach to matters, our team of lawyers maintains an open door policy and promptly deals with general queries from clients that may arise on a day-to-day basis. We believe that the strength and depth of our practice, our client relationships, our regulatory knowhow, our sector approach and the quality of our people, shall greatly benefit our clients and add value to their various enterprises. In using Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, you shall be accessing a unique breadth of expertise concentrated on procuring solutions that are innovative and practical. In addition, we also continue to build and develop a network of associate law firms that we work with in several other countries, regularly bringing them together with our own lawyers and clients to share ideas and strengthen work ties.