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Expertise

Banking and finance

We have the leading Banking & Finance practice in Saudi Arabia.

AS&H in co-operation with Clifford Chance has been involved in more multi-billion dollar conventional and Islamic financings than any other law firm in Saudi Arabia, which provides us with unparalleled experience in this area.

Our team advise on the full range of banking and project finance transactions including limited recourse project finance, Islamic finance, secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated loans, leveraged and acquisition finance, rescheduling and restructuring, loan transfers, derivatives and other financial products. We can offer specialist advice in the following legal areas:

  • Bank lending: We advise on the full range of banking transactions including secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated loans, leveraged and acquisition finance, rescheduling and restructuring, loan transfers, participations and acquisitions and disposals.
  • Projects: Our clients include arrangers, lenders, debt and equity financiers, borrowers, project sponsors, export-credit agencies and international financial organisations.
  • Islamic finance: We devise and deliver financing solutions that are specific to the needs of our clients. As a leader in the growing Islamic finance field, in the past year Clifford Chance has closed more than US$25 billion worth of transactions – groundbreaking deals that have provided innovative Shari'a compliant structures for clients in markets across the Middle East and beyond.