Hamed Afzal joins Norton Rose Fulbright capital markets practice

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed capital markets partner Hamed Afzal (pictured) in its Dubai office. 

Afzal, who joins from Akin Gump, is an English-qualified capital markets lawyer with broad experience spanning debt and equity capital markets, and public company matters. He has significant experience advising various stakeholders on public company related mandates, including advising bidders and target companies on navigating regional takeover regimes for public M&A transactions. 

He has advised corporates, sovereigns, financial institutions and corporate trustees on conventional and Shariah compliant debt capital markets matters across product lines. On the equity capital markets side, Afzal has advised corporates and global investment banks on initial public offerings, secondary offerings, block trades, technical listings and other related transactions across numerous regional and international listing venues.