Top Tier Law Firm Legal 500 (2009-2010-2011-2012)

Karawani is at the cutting edge of developments in Syria, having advised on setting up the first brokerage and financial services company in the country; the granting of the first port management contract to a foreign private sector operator; the first not-for-profit micro finance bank; and groundbreaking environmental projects in the GCC. The firm has invested significantly in modernization plans to bring it into line with ISO Standards”.

Legal 500 – 2010 Corporate and M&A

“Finance is the mainstay of Karawani Law Firm’s practice, and the firm regularly acts for private equity funds, borrowers and lenders. On the Islamic finance side, the team is one of the most experienced in the market and has a leading reputation for shari’ah-compliant project financings, takaful insurance matters and the establishment of local banks. The firm also shines on the conventional finance and tourism sides under the leadership of Raed Karawani, who is well regarded in the market for his ‘integrity and collaborative approach’.

Legal500 (2012)