Our People

Phone: +973 33621224
Email: sohaila.abdul@kbh.bh

Education:

  • LLB University of Reading
  • Legal Practice Course, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice

Practice Areas:

  • Banking
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency

Affiliations:

  • Solicitor, Law Society England and Wales

Sohaila Abdul Rahman
Head of Corporate and Finance

Sohaila is a senior associate in our Bahrain office and has extensive experience in banking and corporate and has worked in London, Dubai and Bahrain.

Sohaila has advised on a number of prestigious deals involving syndicated and club loans, bilateral facilities, debt restructuring, project finance, security and Islamic finance and has worked on many cross border transactions involving many jurisdictions such the UK, France, the GCC and Asia.

Sohaila has experience in advising both lenders and borrowers and has completed secondments with the legal teams at BNP Paribas (Bahrain), Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Dubai) and Gulf International Bank BSC (Bahrain). She has also advised clients on general corporate and commercial matters such as contracts, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency and liquidation matters.

Key Transactions:

  • Advising a leading international company in ensuring that its subsidiaries within the MENA region are in compliance with the anti corruption laws and regulations
  • Advising a local company and its wholly owned fund registered with the Central Bank of Bahrain in relation to its voluntary liquidation
  • Advising a local company on its commercial lease agreements and drafting standard form agreements catered to the client's requirements
  • Advising and negotiating a settlement for an international company following a dispute relating to a contract
  • Advising and negotiating for a private client in relation to employment and consultancy agreements for services in the oil and gas industry    
     

Our People

DK Singh

Basem Al Muthafer

Haifa Khunji

Bushra Ahmed

Patrick Dillon-Malone

Sohaila Abdul Rahman

Karen Kilgallen 

Robert Whitehead

Stincy Joseph 

Stephanie Dubreuil

Ali Al Shamlawi

Abdulla Al Buflaseh

Thamer F. Al Hadiah

Muatasem Agha

Khalid Sweidan