Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants (the Firm) is a leading internationally focused Bahraini law firm which provides legal services in the property, construction, corporate and commercial, banking and finance (including project finance), arbitration and litigation sectors. We are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality legal advice. We have an exceptional reputation for dealing with unconventional issues and providing innovative solutions specifically tailored to meet our client’s legal and commercial needs. Our success is reflected in the quality of our client base which we have built over the years. We proudly act for the Government of Bahrain and quasi-government bodies, major national, international and multinational corporations, banks and financial institutions, developers, private and public institutions and high net worth individuals. In particular, we have considerable experience in drafting of legislation and regulations as well as the interpretation of Bahraini legislation including the Bahrain Constitution. Our team of lawyers is highly regarded. They come from major international law firms and are members of local and international bar associations. Our lawyers are multicultural and multilingual. All our lawyers are able to provide clients with clear, efficient advice based on a real understanding of the issues and the local laws. One of the strengths of the Firm is its ability to provide strategic legal advice and the Firm welcomes the opportunity to assist clients at the business planning stage. We are a one-stop law firm capable of providing Bahrain law advice as well as advice on the laws of other jurisdictions to which many of our foreign lawyers belong. Diversity We thrive on diversity at Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants. As such, we strive to cultivate a workplace where inclusiveness, acceptance and mutual respect are standard. It is our mission to build upon our history and commitment to diversity to foster an environment where people of all races, genders, religious affiliations, and cultural heritage are encouraged and inspired to fulfill their potential. A Global Perspective The Firm acts as regional and local counsel for many companies which have a global reach. We have forged strategic relationships with leading regional and international law firms and consultancy firms, multinationals, specialist entities and bodies worldwide. We regularly advise international independent law firms and consultancy firms seeking our partnership and local expertise on particular projects and understand the demands and expectations faced in large transactions. We are able to provide our legal services throughout the Arabian Gulf Region and worldwide, applying a single fee and single point of contact. Relevant Practice Areas The Firm is regularly instructed by agencies of the Bahrain government, contractors, project managers, consultants, financial institutions, international law firms and sponsors with respect to projects of all sizes in Bahrain. The key to our success in this area is our willingness and ability to work closely with all our clients and other advisors on all stages of a project from conception to completion. We understand that serving our clients’ best interests means working with other service providers, from the outset providing them with practical, cost-effective advice. Our core areas of business include the following: • Agencies & Distributorship • Banking & Finance; • Bankruptcy, Liquidation, and Restructuring; • Business and Commercial Law; • Communications, Media, and Telecommunications; • Corporate Law & Equity Finance; • Corporate Secretarial, including Company Listing & Formation; • Employment & Labour Law; • Energy, Renewables & Natural Resources; • Family Law; • Hotels, Hospitality, and Leisure; • Insurance & Risk; • Intellectual Property, Patents, Copyright and Industrial Property; • Investment Funds & Private Equity; • Islamic Finance; • Joint Ventures; • Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution (ADR); • Maritime Law & Shipping; • Media & Entertainment; • Mergers and Acquisitions • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs); • Projects & Construction; • Real Estate – retail, industrial and residential development; • Securities; • Social Insurance Law; • Trusts.