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Amir has over 23 years of experience advising on debt and finance related matters across the globe. He has been based in Dubai for over 14 years and his practice spans the full cycle of special situations, restructuring and insolvency and event-driven opportunities, project/real estate finance and general corporate financings. Amir is also highly regarded for his Islamic finance practice, having advised on a number of award winning deals. 

Amir is known for his in-depth knowledge of civil law and is able to utilise this skillset in working on distressed situations in the UAE. He stands out in the market for his grasp of technical legal issues and his ability to present them in a clear, concise and understandable manner. Clients consider him a “trusted legal adviser” who navigates them “through complex insolvency matters.”


  • Netherlands

  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Dubai Legal Affairs Department

Awards & Recognition

  • Murabaha Deal of the Year 2017, Islamic Finance News Awards
  • Restructuring Deal of the Year 2016, IFLR Middle East Award
  • Cross Border Deal of the Year 2016, Islamic Finance News Awards
  • Project Finance Team of the Year 2016, Islamic Finance News Awards
  • Commodity Murabaha Deal of the Year 2015, Islamic Finance News Awards 
  • Mudarabah Deal of the Year 2014., Islamic Finance News Awards