Global law firm Clyde & Co was named 'Best Islamic Finance Law Firm' at the Global Islamic Finance Awards 2019 hosted in Cape Town yesterday.
The accolade highlights the breadth and depth of the firm's full service Islamic Finance offering and solidifies its position as a leading go-to Islamic Finance law firm. In the past 12 months, the firm expanded its global Islamic Finance practice with two senior hires in Doha and London and advised on a $1 billion syndicated facility to refinance the development of a landmark shopping mall project in the Middle East.
Adil Hussain, Partner and Global Head of Islamic Finance at Clyde & Co, said: " We have a passion and commitment to play an active role in expanding the frontiers of Islamic finance across new sectors, jurisdictions, market participants and products. This award is a testament to the continued growth of our global Islamic Finance practice, the hard work of our people and the quality of our market-leading services".
The Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) are one of most respectable market-led awards in Islamic banking and finance, recognising institutions and individuals who have exhibited outstanding achievements that contributed to the sustainability of Islamic banking and finance as a viable system within the global international financial architecture.
Clyde & Co's Islamic finance practice is comprised of specialists on the ground across the UK, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and South East Asia, offering genuine cross-border expertise and global coverage to Shariah-compliant transactions. Our team advises regional and international commercial banks, investment banks, financial institutions and corporate clients on a wide range of financing transactions, including real estate financings, corporate financings, Islamic banking, and capital markets.