CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

Our Corporate and Commercial team’s depth of expertise enables them to issue advice on the most complex domestic and international corporate and commercial transactions.

In addition to our public and private mergers and acquisitions expertise, or corporate and commercial practice includes advising clients on private equity, securities offerings, corporate restructuring and consolidation, joint ventures, prime brokerage, corporate divestitures, agency, distributorship, franchising and licensing, regulatory matters, company law and governance.

Our corporate and commercial team comprises of one of the largest and most prominent lawyers in Bahrain and they recognise that clients need clear solutions to complex problems from dedicated teams who strive for technical excellence.  We advise on corporate governance issues for listed companies, institutional investors, private equity players, underwriters, board committees, directors and others. Our Corporate Governance practice combines professionals from our corporate and litigation departments

 Furthermore, our corporate and commercial team are regularly consulted by governmental bodies on legislative and regulatory issues and they have been instrumental in the legislative changes that have occurred in Bahrain.  This experience has ensured that the team have in place an unparalleled working knowledge and understanding of the various ministries and governmental teams within Bahrain thereby placing them in a unique position to achieve the clients' objectives as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

An important aspect of the corporate and commercial team’s role within the firm is the identification of new opportunities for the firms' clients, including the formation of strategic alliances and structuring consortia for regional projects. This is indicative of the holistic and pragmatic approach that we take in assisting our clients to grow and succeed in Bahrain and wider region.

Finally, it is a commercial reality that business structures constantly evolve and develop. Our corporate and commercial team is active in negotiations and decisions that facilitate such change, most often in the context of Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, listings and terminations of Commercial Agency relationships.