At the heart of MENA City Lawyers (MCL) lies our profound expertise in Banking and Finance. Our dedicated team of seasoned partners and associates are well-equipped with the necessary knowledge and experience to guide clients through intricate transactions in today's complex banking and financial services landscape.


We pride ourselves in delivering personalized services tailored to the specific needs of each client. Our collaborative approach allows us to work closely with our clients, managing their diverse operations and offering specialized services that best serve their objectives.


MCL's Banking and Finance team provides legal counsel to a broad spectrum of clients, which includes leading MENA region banks, financial institutions, listing authorities, private investors, and major international banking groups. Our clientele's diversity is a testament to our ability to adapt and deliver bespoke solutions in an ever-changing financial landscape.


Our expertise covers a broad array of banking and financial services transactions, including syndicated and bilateral lending, leveraged finance, acquisition finance, real estate finance, private placements, capital markets, debt recovery, barter trading concerning currency, bonds, and assets, and guidance on onshore and offshore investment funds and collective investment schemes.


Alongside our dedicated Banking and Finance team, we work synergistically with our Corporate and Litigation and Dispute Resolution teams. This collaboration ensures our clients receive a comprehensive, bespoke service tailored to their unique needs.


Our team's deep understanding and specialized knowledge of bankruptcy rules and regulations position MCL as one of the leading legal advisors across the MENA region. This unique competence empowers us to deliver innovative, strategic solutions that navigate the intricacies of financial restructuring and insolvency, safeguarding our clients' interests at every turn.