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Newton Legal’s growing Banking and Finance practice has seen the firm entrusted with the role of acting as local counsel in cross-border financing by a number of large national companies. In addition, our Banking and Finance team has advised on project financing, fund formation, and voluntary and court-led reorganisation and insolvency.

The firm was engaged by Garmco in its $268 million reorganisation; the first reorganisation proceeding brought under Bahrain’s 2018 Reorganisation and Bankruptcy Law. Newton Legal was engaged by nogaholding in its $2.2 billion ESG-linked facility and Bapco in the project financing of the $ 7 billion Bapco Modernisation Programme. 

Awards and Recognition:

  • Chambers and Partners (2022) – Newton Legal Group ranked under Band 3 for the Corporate and Finance practice area.
  • Chambers and Partners (2022) – Newton Legal’s founding partner, Joseph Huse, and managing partner, Aamal Al Abbasi, were respectively recognized as ‘Eminent Practitioner’ and ‘Notable Practitioner’ for the Corporate and Finance practice area.
  • IFLR (2022) – Deal of the Year: Loan, Winner: nogaholding ESG-linked facility.