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Newton Legal has advised on the largest and most complex M&A transactions in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Our interdisciplinary lawyers draw on their commercial acumen and expertise across several practice areas to cater their advice to the transaction at hand.

Specifically, our dedicated M&A team comprises corporate, commercial, regulatory and employment specialists who are able to comprehensively address the legal and commercial implications of any given transaction.

We have advised public and closed shareholding companies, commercial banks, international corporations and entrepreneurs on the full spectrum of M&A matters. Through exposure to highly complex deals, our team has built a reputation of providing creative legal solutions to ensure the execution of every clients’ transaction.

Among other key M&A deals, Newton Legal has advised Ahli United Bank on its acquisition by Kuwait Finance House. Our team has also advised Eurofins on their expansion into Bahrain and the acquisition of interest in an existing medical facility.

Awards and Recognition:

  1. The Legal 500 (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) – Newton Legal obtained ‘Recommended Firm’ status, and ranked under Tier 2 for the Corporate, Commercial and M&A practice area.
  2. The Legal 500 (2022) – Newton Legal’s managing partner, Aamal Al Abbasi, was recognized as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ for the Corporate, Commercial and M&A practice area.
  3. The Legal 500 (2022) – Newton Legal partner, Ahmed Alfardan, was recognized by Legal 500 for the M&A practice area, the Legal 500 commented in part “Ahmed Alfardan is also highly regarded, especially when it comes to complex M&A work”.