Rizwan Kanji

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Rizwan Kanji

Website: https://www.akingump.com/en/


Rizwan Kanji’s practice focuses on debt capital markets, finance and securitizations using both conventional and Islamic finance structures.

He advises investment banks, financial institutions, multilateral development banks, sovereign states, insurance companies and multinational regional corporations on high-profile transactions across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

Widely considered one of the leading lawyers within Islamic finance, Rizwan has earned a reputation for advising on “first of its kind” transactions.

Global directories, Chambers and Partners have consecutively ranked Mr. Kanji as one of the world's leading Islamic finance and debt capital markets lawyers. Clients are highly impressed with his breadth of expertise, elaborating: "His problem-solving skills and pragmatic approach to transactions are invaluable” and “He has a lot of attention to detail and is very attentive to his clients.”

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2022

Capital Markets Saudi Arabia 2022

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey 2022

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2022

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2021

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey 2019