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Aly Kassam is a dual qualified partner (admitted in England and Wales and High Court of Hong Kong) based in the Dubai office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Global Finance and Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Groups.
Mr. Kassam has experience across a broad spectrum of debt capital structures, including senior/mezzanine, bank/bond and bridge financing, first lien/second lien special situations loans, and asset-backed loans. He focuses his practice on cross-border banking and finance transactions, including leveraged financing, Islamic financing, special situations lending and restructuring. He advises borrowers, including private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and lenders in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Mr. Kassam is ranked as a rising star in banking and finance for the UAE by the IFLR1000 2021 edition.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Kassam was a counsel at Latham & Watkins and was previously an associate at Gibson Dunn’s Dubai office. He has also worked at Kirkland & Ellis in Hong Kong and spent about four years at Clifford Chance’s offices in London, Frankfurt, Dubai and Hong Kong.
College of Law - London - 2007 Legal Practice Course
University of Oxford - 2006 BA (Hons) Jurisprudence
England & Wales - Solicitor