Paul Mansouri is a projects and banking lawyer based in Dubai. Paul has extensive experience of PPP and project finance transactions with a focus on the energy, renewables and and infrastructure sectors.
He advises on the full range of financing and project documents including facility agreements, equity support agreements, power purchase and concession agreements. Based in the Middle East for over three years, Paul has advised governments, sponsors and lenders on major projects across the Middle East. Previously, Paul was based in the Norton Rose Fulbright London office where he advised on projects in the UK, Europe and Africa for seven years.
Paul advised the sponsors TAV Havalimanlari Holding A.S, Saudi Oger Limited and Al Rajhi Holdings (the TIBAH Consortium) on the financing and construction of the US$1.2 billion expansion of Madinah Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is the first full PPP (Public Private Partnership) project in Saudi Arabia and one of the largest infrastructure projects in the Middle East in 2012. Paul also advised the Government of Kuwait on the construction and operation of a Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant PPP, Kuwait.
2016 was a relatively subdued year for Middle-East bond and sukuk issuances....
January 17, 2017
The economy is becoming increasingly challenging for many countries in the GCC..
June 21, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been awarded law firm of the year by Project Finance International magazine (PFI)..
February 01, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been named Asia Pacific Legal Advisor of the Year and has been awarded 16 Deal of the Year accolades by IJ Global at regional ceremonies held in Dubai, Singapore, New York and London, this month..
March 30, 2017