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Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie



Corporate, Commercial, Banking & Finance

Benjamin is a corporate, commercial and banking lawyer in our Manama office and has experience advising a broad range of corporate clients in the UK, Bahrain and the wider GCC region. He has acted on a range of corporate deals of various sizes, restructurings, commercial contracts, loan agreements, and refinancing transactions, as well as providing advice in relation to corporate governance issues.

Benjamin is experienced in dealing with businesses of all sizes from start-ups to listed companies and has regular involvement in dealing with governmental agencies and compliance with regulatory bodies on behalf of his clients.


  • acting on behalf of an international media company in acquiring the entire issued share capital of two competing businesses;
  • acting for a UK private equity fund in the acquisition of a series of businesses on both a share purchase and an asset purchase basis; and
  • advising on a corporate restructure of a family-owned asset management company as part of ongoing succession planning.

Prior to joining the firm Benjamin was a corporate and commercial lawyer at a well-respected regional law firm in the UK.