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As the projects and transactions carried out by corporations and financial institutions in Bahrain increase in complexity, there must be a corresponding increase in the quality of legal advice sought by these entities. Newton Legal has vast experience in complex high-value disputes which span several practice areas.

We offer pragmatic advice and possess the requisite expertise to advise on the full spectrum of dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitration, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our clients benefit from a team that is attuned to their interests and committed to resolving disputes as efficiently as possible – irrespective of their complexity, value, or size.

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 represented nogaholding and Bapco in their dispute with Neste regarding the marketing of their joint venture lubricants base oil plant in Sitra. The firm has also worked with the Government of Bahrain on several disputes of unprecedented nature.

Awards and Recognition:

  • The Legal 500 – Newton Legal obtained ‘Recommended Firm’ status and ranked under Tier 2 for the Dispute Resolution practice area for three consecutive years, namely, 2022, 2021, and 2020.