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Arman Ghafarokhi

Senior Associate

Arman Ghafarokhi practices in the areas of finance and restructuring and has experience advising local banks, international banks and financial institutions.


Banking Finance

  • Advising a leading Chinese bank in connection with a US$200,000,000 term loan facility extended to a UAE bank.
  • Advising a group of syndicate lenders on over $1 billion facilities extended to a major UAE corporation.
  • Acting as lead counsel on behalf of the lenders in the refinancing of a US$210 million facility extended to a maritime customer who was required to provide security in over 20 jurisdictions.
  • Advising a leading UAE bank (in its capacity as arranger) in connection with a US$95 million extended to a UAE borrower.

Islamic Finance

  • Advising a local Islamic bank in relation to murabaha and Ijara facilities totalling over AED800 million.
  • Advising a leading UAE bank in relation to a high-profile refinancing of a publicly listed borrower.

Project Finance

  • Advising the senior lenders on the financing of a solar power plant constructed and developed in Jeddah, KSA.
  • Advising the sponsors in connection with a solar power plant constructed in Tafila, Jordan.
  • Advising a consortium of buyers in connection with their US$200 million acquisition of the Third Milling Company from Saudi Grains Organisation (SAGO) as part of the privatisation of the flour milling sector in Saudi Arabia.
  • BPP University, LPC (MA), 2015-2016
  • University of Birmingham, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 2012-2015