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Mike Rainey focuses on project finance, mainly with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members. As a partner in our Islamic Finance and Investments practice, Mike advises clients in transactions using both conventional and Shari'ah-compliant financing.

Mike has significant experience in advising lenders and borrowers on project finance, particularly in the GCC. He also represents investors from the Middle East in European and GCC real estate transactions, using both conventional and Islamic Shari'ah-compliant financing.

Ranked by The Legal 500 U.K. and The Legal 500 EMEA both as a "leading individual" and for his Islamic finance practice, Mike is also listed in the 2016 Chambers Global guide for Islamic finance, and in the 2016 Chambers Europe and Chambers U.K. guides for banking and finance.

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B.Comm., University of Otago, New Zealand

LL.B., University of Otago, New Zealand

M.Com.Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand, honors

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Credentials

B.Comm., University of Otago, New Zealand

LL.B., University of Otago, New Zealand

M.Com.Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand, honors