Mohamed Toorani promoted at DLA Piper in Bahrain
04 May 2021
Mohamed Toorani, who heads the Manama, Bahrain, office of DLA Piper, has been promoted to partner effective May 1, 2021.
Toorani’s experience comes in the firm’s corporate and finance practice; he came to DLA Piper after working in situ at Mashreqbank psc, Dubai, for a number of years. He has more than 14 years of legal experience and advises on a broad range of corporate and finance matters, including FinTech, intellectual property, trademarks and licenses, as well as general corporate, corporate governance, company formation, share and asset transfers, funds (ranging from mutual funds to hedge funds or PIUs), liquidations, drafting and reviewing of conventional banking facility documentation, securitization, joint ventures, special purpose vehicles, employment, real estate, insurance and investments under Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom law.
Toorani is admitted at the Bahrain Cassation Courts (Supreme Courts) and a Private Notary (English) appointed by His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs in Bahrain. He is also the first and only Bahraini national to head an international law firm in Bahrain.