Alsuwaidi & Company

Ayman Elnour

Senior Associate
Islamic Banking and Finance, Litigation, Corporate and Commercial, Employment

Ayman has extensive experience, over 23 years, in dealing with a wide range of Islamic Finance products including both the retail and corporate sectors and covering UAE, GCC and international syndicated transactions. 

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Ayman has extensive experience, over 23 years, in dealing with a wide range of Islamic Finance products including both the retail and corporate sectors and covering UAE, GCC and international syndicated transactions. He has an in-depth understanding of the Sharia issues that have driven and continue to drive Islamic Finance. Ayman deals with litigation matters in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Sudan. He maintains a keen interest and remains up to date on developments in the Dubai that may re-characterize Islamic finance Ijaras.

Ayman, has  been involved in the structuring of  Islamic products and drafting the relevant related legal documents in both English and Arabic. 

Prior to joining Alsuwaidi & Company, Ayman established the legal department of three major regional banks. His inhouse expereince has given him insight into what the legal teams at regional banks desire from their external legal counsel, as well as developing his legal banking skills in a mutldimentional way. Ayman advised on and customized Sharia-compliant products, drafting agreements between the banks and service-providers, and  other agreements and documents for the retail and corporate products of the banks. This included matters related to aircraft leasing of a number of Airbus A 380(super jumbo) for Emirates, as well as agreements related to the working capital requirements for leading businesses in Dubai

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Background

Ayman has a LLB honors from the Faculty of law, fUniversity of Khartoum, Sudan. He passed the Sudanese Bar in 1987, and obtained his Legal Profession Practice license in 1989. He was awarded “Top Performer Award”, Emirates Islamic Bank in 2008. 

Ayman is fluent in Arabic and English.

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Ayman is recognised as a Key Lawyer in the Dispute Resolution practice by Legal 500, 2021

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