Sherif Hampton – Banking, Finance and Corporate Lawyer

Specialist in Banking & Finance and Business & Corporate

Sherif has worked at several of the largest global law firms as part of their Corporate/Commercial and Banking & Finance teams, working on UK and cross border transactional matters. He regularly advises corporates on mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. He has also acted for lenders and borrowers on numerous Islamic finance transactions and on the the US$5 billion administration of an international bank.

He now enjoys working with start-ups and SME’s and handles a variety of commercial, IT, corporate immigration and commercial property matters.

He has previously been seconded to Kuwait Finance House where he undertook commercial and legal functions.

Experience

  • Advised Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited on the acquisition of an industrial turbine manufacturing company.
  • Advised Babcock International Group and Rheinmetall Defence on the set-up of JV’s to provide training & equipment in the Arab Gulf region.
  • Advised Stewart Milne Group on various corporate matters, including the purchase of a corporate jet, as well as various construction matters.
  • Advised lenders and borrowers on dozens of multi-million dollar financing transactions globally, including OHB AG, an aerospace and technology company, in its €250 million (US$341 million) conventional unsecured revolving credit facility.
  • Advised on several multi-million dollar sukuk issuances as well as numerous other Islamic financing transactions.

 

Qualified

2009 (Scotland)

Qualifications

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment: Islamic Finance Qualification

External Roles

Directorship with Advisory Direct Limited

Interests

Sherif enjoys spending his time between the Middle East and the UK. When not working, he loves travelling and the adventurous outdoors. He is an avid mountaineer, scuba diver, sailor and is a keen expedition runner. He also enjoys cooking and reading and is partial to a good game of chess.

Contact Details Sherif Hampton
  • Email [email protected]
  • Office 0845 257 9449
  • Mobile +44 (0) 7522 695981
  • Skype
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Publications

Cross Border Banking and Finance Guide (KSA) 2014 (Lexis PSL)