Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie, Associate
Benjamin provides timely, tailored advice to all types of businesses at any stage in their lifecycle
SummaryBenjamin is a corporate, commercial and banking lawyer based in Bahrain and works across our Middle East offices. He has experience advising a broad range of corporate clients in the Middle East and the UK. 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.
Benjamin is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acted on behalf of a Bahrain-based venture capital client purchasing a majority stake in business operating a number of international brands within the Middle East
- Acted in relation to the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of an offshore investment company which held assets in a number of separate jurisdictions
- Advising a major Bahrain-based developer in relation to the commercial agreements at a high profile development within the Middle East
- 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
News & Insights
New CBB Governance Principles for Islamic Banks
Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie considers the impact of the introduction of the new module in the Central Bank of Bahrain Rulebook.
FinTech on the Agenda
The Kingdom of Bahrain has instituted a number of measures to encourage innovation in FinTech within the Kingdom.
Bahrain Investment Market – a welcome addition to the financing of SMEs
Bahrain's reputation for Financial and Investment Freedom has been enhanced by the introduction of the Bahrain Investment Market (“BIM").