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Jaime Oon

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Jaime Oon is an associate in the firm’s Doha office. She focuses her practice on corporate and finance matters.

On the financing side, she has experience dealing with a range of transactions (both conventional and Islamic), acting for banks and borrowers in respect of the provision of development finance, investment finance, senior and mezzanine debt structures, and non-transactional work such as drafting standard lending/mortgage documentation.

Ms. Oon also has experience in corporate and commercial matters, and has advised on M&A transactions, joint venture relationships and franchising arrangements.

Professional Background

Ms. Oon trained and worked with one of the largest law practices in Malaysia between 2000 to 2003.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, she practiced law with another international law firm with offices in London and Doha from 2007 to 2012.

  • Advising leading property developer in respect of a number of development financing facilities valued in excess of QR1.5bn for the construction of a luxurious mixed use scheme in Qatar
  • Advising a borrower in Qatar in respect of various guarantee / bond facilities exceeding $400m
  • Advising borrower on a $155m financing for the development of the World Trade Centre in Doha
  • Advising a prominent corporate entity in Qatar in respect of a EUR52m vessel financing facility to fund the construction of a dredger
  • Advising Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development Company on the signing of a dual-currency US$106.7 million syndicated morabaha facility for the construction of the Sidra village housing project
  • Advising project company in respect of a US$450m MENA wide subsea fibre optic cable network
  • Advising Almana in relation to an early redemption of its AED600m sukuk and subsequent issuance of a $215m LSE-listed sukuk
  • Advising underwriter in respect of a $110m IPO on Tadawul (KSA)
  • Advising Al Meera Holding Company LLC in relation to its acquisition of Giant Stores in Qatar and Safeer Stores in Oman
  • Advising Barwa Bank on the purchase of International Bank of Qatar’s Islamic window, Alyusr
  • Advising a significant Qatar based corporate in respect of the sale of hospitality assets in Qatar
  • Advising a significant Qatar based retail corporate in respect of various joint venture and franchising opportunities in the MENA region