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BCLP Awarded “United Arab Emirates Real Estate Law Firm of the Year” at Chambers Middle East Awards 2022

March 24, 2022

Chambers Middle East Awards 2022 has honoured Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP with the “United Arab Emirates Real Estate Law Firm of the Year” award for 2022.  

The event took place virtually on Wednesday, 23 March 2022. Marlene Herman, EMEA Research Manager, Chambers and Partners presented the award.

Stephen Kelly, Partner and Practice Group Leader - Real Estate Middle East commented on the result:

“We are very proud to be recognised as the Real Estate Team of the year in the Chambers Middle East Awards 2022. This award reflects the hard work, dedication and expertise of the team and the innovative, market leading advice provided to our clients. We would like to thank our clients for their continued trust and support.”

Some of the key mandates that the team has worked on over the last 12 months include:

  • Advising Diriyah Gate Development Authority on the title and master community framework governing its multibillion-dollar mega projects in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising Masdar on all aspects of the Masdar Green Reit including real estate and corporate structuring; real estate due diligence; advice on the establishment of Green REIT under the ADGM’s fund rules and regulations; arrangements with Emirates ENBD and completion of the transfer of the seed assets into Masdar Green REIT.
  • Advising the Binghatti Group on the sale of Binghatti Beverages manufacturing and bottling facility in Kizad Freezone, Abu Dhabi.

BCLP was also shortlisted for ‘United Arab Emirates Construction Law Firm of the Year’.

About Chambers Middle East Awards 2022

The awards recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. They honour the work of national and international law firms across the region based on the research for the recent edition of Chambers Global Guide.

In the recent edition of Chambers Global Guide 2022 (UAE), BCLP received 3 practice area rankings in Real Estate, Construction and Corporate/Commercial. With 5 attorneys recognized for their outstanding work as individuals namely; Richard Davies and Charles Lilley (Construction), Stephen Kelly and David Nunn (Real Estate), and Richard Dupay (Construction) who is listed in Associates to watch.

This document provides a general summary and is for information/educational purposes only. It is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does it constitute legal advice. Specific legal advice should always be sought before taking or refraining from taking any action.