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ALAN RODGERS

ALAN RODGERS

Partner, Head of Banking & Finance

Dubai

+971 4 4292999

a.rodgers@hadefpartners.com

Alan heads Hadef & Partner’s Banking & Finance practice in Dubai. He has extensive experience in advising clients on legal aspects in banking, Islamic finance, project finance, UAE debt capital markets, private public initiatives and privatisation. His clients include developers, sponsors, banks, government institutions and private entities. Over the past 20 years, Alan has practised throughout the Middle East including in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman and Cairo.

He has been involved in one way or another since 1999, in all of the UAE’s water and power and sewage infrastructure projects. Alan and his team have been involved in the UAE’s groundbreaking PPPs, infrastructure funds and conventional and Islamic debt restructurings. Prior to working in the Middle East, Alan worked at Linklaters in London undertaking major institutional commercial property development and funding work. Alan has spoken at INSOL and at the IBA Conferences. Alan is Chair of the International Bar Association Islamic Finance Subcommittee, and is admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

  • Interviewees describe him as a lawyer who is “well known regionally and brings local knowledge to any deal.”

    Chambers Global, 2016

  • “Alan Rodgers, and the Banking & Finance team at Hadef & Partners know how to get complex cross-border transactions done. Their understanding of multiple governing law agreements helped us to complete our transaction.”

    Steve Khayat, Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance, Arab Investment Company

  • Recognised as a "Leading Lawyer" (Alan Rodgers)

    IFLR 1000, 2015

  • "A bastion of local law expertise, frequently engaged as local counsel on large-scale banking and finance deals or to handle regulatory matters. Notably experienced in the financing of real estate developments and energy projects."

    Chambers Global 2015

  • Sources find Alan Rodgers a valuable source of UAE law advice on banking and finance deals, saying he is "very useful in shepherding us through the process." He has particular expertise relating to project finance, infrastructure funds and restructurings.

    Chambers Global 2015

  • "Alan Rodgers has a wealth of knowledge in Islamic finance, project finance, debt products and PPP/PPI initiatives. He acts on behalf of corporate borrowers, government institutions and private financial houses."

    Chambers Global 2014

  • Alan Rodgers is widely respected by clients and peers alike. Sources describe him as "proactive and on the ball from a UAE perspective."

    Chambers Global 2013

  • Recognised as leading lawyer 2015

    BY : IFLR 1000 2015

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