Allen & Overy's Global Islamic Finance Group advises clients on Islamic finance transactions across a number of practice areas, including capital markets, project finance, banking, derivatives and structured finance, funds and taxation.
The Global Islamic Finance Group consists of Islamic finance experts across Europe, including in London, Paris and Luxembourg; the Middle East, including in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar and Saudi Arabia; and Asia, including in Singapore and Hong Kong, who have a detailed understanding of the religious and legal background to Islamic finance, the evolving principal financing techniques and range of services offered by Islamic banks, and the issues affecting the development of Islamic finance.
Allen & Overy is a supporting member of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and an observer member of the International Islamic Finance Market (IIFM).
Allen & Overy is the only law firm in the world to be ranked in the top band across each region.
News & insights
News: 15 JANUARY 2021
Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser for leveraged finance in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire.Read more
News: 16 DECEMBER 2020
Allen & Overy acted as advisers to the group of lenders providing the bridge-financing facility intended to cover the cash portion and associated costs of the USD39 billion acquisition of Alexion…Read more
Publications: 09 DECEMBER 2020
Mike Campbell, a Senior Associate in our Banking and Projects practice in Dubai, conceived the idea for our Covid-19 contract review platform and has recently been working on developing legal tech…Read more
Allen & Overy is ‘excellent in every respect’ and is ‘at the forefront’ of Islamic finance.
Legal 500 UK, 2013 (Islamic Finance)
First-rate capabilities in Islamic finance, well integrated throughout the firm's excellent capital markets, projects and finance teams.
Chambers Global, 2015 (Middle East, Islamic Finance)
The magic circle giant remains one of the most formidable players in the world of Islamic finance.
Chambers & Partners UK, 2013 (Islamic Finance)
Recognition for our work
- Band 1 - Banking and Finance (Islamic Finance): Global wide - Chambers Global 2019
- Band 1 - Islamic Finance (Middle East Region) - Chambers Global 2019
- Band 1 - Islamic Finance (Asia-Pacific Region) - Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019
- Band 1 - Islamic Finance (United Kingdom) - The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2019
- Band 1 - Islamic Finance (UAE) - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019