Managing Partner; Head of Banking & Finance
Husam Hourani is an internationally-recognized banking and finance legal counsel who has been voted “one of the world’s leading Islamic Finance lawyers” (IFLR 2008). He has been lauded for his work in the UAE Capital Markets and Finance by “The Best Lawyers in America” – leading global guide on legal practitioners. Further plaudits have come from ‘Legal 500’ in which Mr. Hourani’s clients describe him as “the most knowledgeable banking lawyer in Dubai, insofar as the local market is concerned”.
With a profound understanding of both Islamic and conventional banking, he is particularly singled out for his expertise in equity issuances. Chambers Global states that Mr. Hourani “really knows how to get a deal done to international standards”, adding that clients and peers “repeatedly praise his outstanding professionalism and informed handling of a broad range of commercial matters”.
Mr. Hourani earned his Honors degree in Law from Kent University and Masters of Law from IISL. He was admitted to the Jordanian Bar in 1994.