A recognized leader in project and Islamic finance, Christopher Aylward, joined Baker Botts L.L.P. today as a partner in the firm´s Middle East practice. He will be based in Dubai.
Aylward´s practice focuses on project finance, syndicated facilities and trade finance. He has been involved in the development of a number of innovative transactions. He recently advised a Bahraini Islamic investment bank on the structuring, negotiation and documentation of an Islamically compliant real estate development financing in Makkah that involves two offshore funds as investors. (Press Release)