Imran Mufti

Imran Mufti


Email imran.mufti@​

Phone +971 4 377 9339

Fax +971 4 377 9378

LanguagesEnglish, Urdu

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Clients are impressed with Imran Mufti for his level of service and his skills in Islamic banking. Imran is head of the Saudi capital markets practice and stands out for his debt capital markets work.

Chambers Global

A partner in Hogan Lovells Corporate & Finance practice group, Imran Mufti has practiced in the Middle East for over eighteen years focusing primarily on the areas of Islamic finance and capital markets. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Imran worked for leading international law firms in Dubai and Saudi Arabia. Imran holds a LLB (Hons) degree from the University of London. He is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales and as an attorney-at-law in New York.

Awards and recognitions


Infrastructure and projects (including project finance) (UAE), Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA


Capital Markets (UAE), Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA


Capital Markets: Debt (United Arab Emirates)
Chambers Global


Islamic Finance
Legal 500 EMEA


Capital Markets
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Inns of Court School of Law, London

LL.B., University of London

Representative experience

Advising ACWA Power on the project financing aspects of the US$1.2bn Taweelah IWP in Abu Dhabi, the world's largest RO desalination plant to date.

ICD and Citi on the inaugural US$200m sukuk offering by the State of Senegal, the first of its kind in the WAEMU zone.

Al Bayan Group Holding Company on its RM1bn sukuk programme – the first Malaysian Ringgit Sukuk Programme to be established by a Saudi corporate issuer to-date.

ICD in relation to sukuk, structured ijara financings and project financings covering countries including Saudi Arabia, West Africa and Syria.

A Saudi state-owned entity on its bid for the Makkah Bus PPP project in Saudi Arabia.

Aldar Properties – Advised the lead managers in respect of a convertible sukuk for Aldar Properties PJSC.

Acting for an international investment bank in respect of a US$5bn Sukuk programme.

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