Experience

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  • Represented buyer of high-rise office building (383 Madison Ave, New York); role included negotiating the limited partnership agreement with co-investors and negotiating terms of purchase


  • Represented a UAE investor in a build-operate-transfer of a resort project in Sardinia, Italy. Role involved negotiating and preparing  initial memorandum of understanding

  • Represented UAE real estate developer (Bloom) in the  purchase of lands, development of lands, sale of units (apartments, villas, offices, etc.); roles included  negotiation of contracts with contractors, co-investors, and draft retail unit sale agreements in addition to counseling the real estate developer on legal issues

  • Adnan established special purpose vehicles and related structures  (off-shore entities) for foreign real estate investors in various countries such as USA, UK, France, Germany, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt

  • Adnan's duties include routinely preserving a case load of estate planning, commercial, banking and financial matters in addition to handling arbitration matters and coordinating matters in litigation with local and international co-counsel

  • Adnan has been called upon to advise senior management and board of directors at major banking clients with respect to legal and regulatory issues.  Adnan has been a reliable and effective source in negotiating financial restructurings of major remedial accounts and various agreements involving the legal and Shari'ah requirements of major financial institution clients