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Christian Saunders

Partner

Dubai

Christian Saunders

Partner

Dubai

Christian has broad experience in projects, international bank financings, restructurings and bank-financed limited recourse transactions including a wide variety of infrastructure and petrochemicals projects. He heads up our Restructuring practice in the Middle East.

Christian is recognised as one of the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers by Who’s Who Legal Banking 2013.

Christian is recognised as one the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers by Who’s Who Legal Banking 2010.

Christian is recognised as one of the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers by IFLR’s 2009 Guide.

Christian is ranked as one of the World’s Leading Lawyers for Islamic Real Estate and Islamic Transportation Finance lawyers by Islamic Finance News (2009).

Praised for his intelligence, clients say Saunders can tackle the most challenging scenarios. “Christian Saunders is perhaps the cleverest technical lawyer that A&O have, so if you have a really difficult question you go to him,” says one (IFLR1000, 2014)

“Christian Saunders…receives clients approval and is described as ‘technically excellent.’ ” (IFLR, 2012)

Christian Saunders had a very successful year...and clients “use him as much as possible – he’s excellent, funny and runs deals so smoothly that they’re always a pleasure to work on.” (Chambers Global, 2011, UAE)

News & Insights

Covid-19 coronavirus

Publications: 04 SEPTEMBER 2020

Covid-19 Coronavirus: Änderung des COVInsAG

Aussetzung des Insolvenzantragsgrundes der Überschuldung bis zum 31. Dezember 2020 und Folgen der Aussetzung

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Deutsche Bank

News: 24 AUGUST 2020

Allen & Overy berät Deutsche Bank und LBBW bei 500-Millionen-Finanzierung für Technologiekonzern Freudenberg

Allen & Overy hat die Deutsche Bank AG und die Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) beim Abschluss einer neuen revolvierenden Kreditfazilität für die Freudenberg SE in Höhe von einer halben Milliarde…

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News: 15 JULY 2020

Allen & Overy berät gleich zu drei Premieren am Hochzinsanleihenmarkt

Das Leveraged-Finance-Team von Allen & Overy hat im Juli 2020 zu drei Debüts am Markt für Hochzinsanleihen beraten.

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Solarpark

News: 26 JUNE 2020

Saubere Energie und richtungsweisende Abnahmeverträge: Europäische Investitionsbank finanziert mit Allen & Overy Solarparks in Spanien

Allen & Overy hat die Europäische Investitionsbank (EIB) bei der Finanzierung mehrerer großer Photovoltaik-Anlagen in Spanien beraten. Die Solarparks liegen in der Region Extremadura sowie im Großraum…

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Standort

Dubai

Allen & Overy LLP
11th Floor, Burj Daman Building, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai
PO Box 506678

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Qualifikationen

Fachlich

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1998

Akademisch

BA, Oxford University, 1995

Diploma, Legal Practice, The College Of Law, York, 1996