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Islamic Finance

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

Allen & Overy acting as global legal adviser to the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

News: 22 MAY 2020

A&O advising the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

Allen & Overy has been appointed as the global legal adviser to the French state as it implements exceptional measures aimed at supporting strategic companies in the country through the Covid-19…

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Publications: 14 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – Bondholder meetings in the time of Covid-19: virtually ok?

With Covid-19 restrictions around the world affecting the holding of physical bondholder meetings, we explain our analysis and suggested approach to virtual attendance at these meetings by way of…

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Allen & Overy announces new global Banking and Corporate practice leaders

News: 08 APRIL 2020

Allen & Overy announces new global Banking and Corporate practice leaders

Allen & Overy has announced that Philip Bowden and Vicki Liu have been appointed as co-heads of its global Banking practice and David Broadley and Dirk Meeus have been appointed as co-heads of its…

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Publications: 02 AUGUST 2018

The opportunities and challenges facing legal and compliance experts in ASEAN

Over 180 legal counsel and compliance professionals joined us recently for our inaugural “One Day Intensive” in Kuala Lumpur, where our lawyers and industry experts spoke about key developments and…

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Recognition

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