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Kamar Jaffer

Counsel

Dubai

Jaffer Kamar
Kamar Jaffer

Counsel

Dubai

Kamar is a counsel in the Funds and Asset Management Group. Kamar specialises in advising on structuring and establishing investment funds (including Shari’a compliant funds), co-investments, cross-border M&A, private equity and joint ventures. Kamar’s experience spans a broad range of sectors including private equity, financial institutions, energy, telecommunications, hospitality, real estate and healthcare sectors.

Prior to joining the Firm, Kamar was Head of Legal for the Middle East and North Africa (including Turkey) for PineBridge Investments Middle East, a global multi-asset class manager, providing cross-jurisdictional legal advice across private equity, real estate and distribution of funds and global financial products. Kamar’s experience in-house has provided her with a unique and first hand perspective on the structuring, establishment, regulatory aspects, marketing and closing of investment funds (including negotiations with key investors) and co-investment arrangements.

She has previously worked for a global law firm in London.

“Counsel Kamar Jaffer is a key contact.” LEGAL 500 2018 (UAE, INVESTMENT FUNDS)

News & insights

Publications: 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 11-17 September 2020

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News: 17 SEPTEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy to host 4th annual Leveraged Finance Training Camp virtually on 21 October

One-day accelerator provides junior and mid-level credit professionals an in-depth look at the underpinnings of leveraged finance transactions.

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Publications: 30 JUNE 2020

Podcast: Beyond Covid-19: Emerging market private equity driving growth

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations with senior industry players to explore opportunities for recovery and growth.

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Publications: 18 MAY 2020

Beyond Covid-19: Reinvigorating the economy in the MENA region by focusing on mid-caps and SMEs

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on the community of mid-caps and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that play an important role in supporting the economy in the Middle East…

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Office

Dubai

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

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2005

Academic

BPP Law School, Other, 2003, LPC

Kings College London, Other, 2002, LLB

Paris-Sorbonne University (IV), 2002, Maîtrise

Published work

  • Editor (2013), “Investing in Emerging & Frontier Markets”, Euromoney Group
  • Editor (2012), “Investing in the MENA Region: Fast Track Opportunities for Growth”, Euromoney Group
  • Editor (2009), “Investing in the GCC Markets: New Opportunities in a Changing Landscape”, CPI Financial
  • Editor (2007), “Investing in the GCC Markets: Regional Opportunities and Challenges”, CPI Financial
  • Author (2008), “M&A in the GCC”, The Standard Chartered Guide to Global Trade Finance 2008/9