Linklaters bolsters Middle East Banking practice with the addition of Christian Saunders
Linklaters today announced that Christian Saunders has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant in the Middle East Banking practice. Christian has over 20 years of experience advising creditors, corporates, and other stakeholders on all aspects of market leading financing transactions and restructurings.
Christian is widely recognised as a market-leading banking and restructuring lawyer in the Middle East. He was a partner with Allen & Overy in the UAE for over 14 years, till his retirement in 2021 and as the former head of the Middle East Banking practice at the Magic Circle firm, Christian was instrumental in building their regional practice.
Linklaters’ Head of Banking - Middle East, Kieron Zaman said,
"We are excited to welcome Christian onboard. Over the course of his long career, Christian has built a strong reputation in the Middle East for advising on new loans and debt restructuring in all sectors and product areas. I am confident that his skills and insights will boost our already well-established Middle East Banking practice and his collaborative spirit will inspire our next generation of lawyers."