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Banking and finance, Iraq

As one of the top international law firms in banking and finance law, the scale of our global coverage gives us an insight into developments in different markets. Our Iraq offices regularly advise on domestic and cross border transactions and we have the resources required to deliver the most complex deals in the tightest timescales.

Our banking and finance teams in Baghdad and Erbil provides a full range of banking and finance services, working with funders, borrowers, lenders, issuers, underwriters and other advisers.

Quality and experience in banking and finance

Working through any banking transaction is a major challenge in the current market. In the Middle East, a changing legislative landscape adds further complications to matters that often have a multijurisdictional dimension. In Iraq our banking and finance legal advisers are innovative in their thinking, global in their outlook and able to offer deep experience of the law and how transactions are delivered.

Areas of experience

Our banking and finance lawyers specialise in all kinds of debt finance and capital markets activity, with specific experience in:

  • Islamic finance 
  • Project Finance 
  • Real estate and property development financing 
  • Regulatory and compliance 
  • Trade finance

Testimonials

Our Iraq offices acts for a range of investment, retail and commercial banks. Eversheds Sutherland work in the region has been recognised in recent years in the International Finance Law Review Awards where we were named the Most Innovative Law Firm in the Middle East. Other areas of note include;
  • acting for a significant Middle Eastern fleet operator in respect of the syndicated refinancing of a portfolio of their vessels.  
  • acting for an Islamic investment bank on a joint venture with a US company, involving the acquisition of interests in a portfolio of three properties comprising 256 residential units for a total value of £64.6 million.

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