Shearman And Sterling

Renad Younes is the firm’s Global Head of Finance, Regional Managing Partner for the Middle East and a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Project Development & Finance practices.

Renad focuses on advising companies, financial institutions and governments on international M&A transactions and projects that cover a wide range of sectors, including energy, infrastructure, healthcare and other industries. She has significant experience in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors and has an extensive track-record of advising on energy transactions and projects. She also has particular experience in setting-up complex global joint ventures, including regulated and market facing joint ventures.

Renad has represented governments, state owned entities and some of the largest companies in the world in numerous complex cross-border M&A and project development transactions.

Chambers Global 2020 states that Renad is described by clients as “excellent,” with one source elaborating further that “she has a good way of dealing with business, simplifying things and making people feel she is in control”. She is praised by clients for possessing “deep oil and gas experience. She is commercial and can get the deal done”. Renad is ranked for Middle East: Projects and Energy by Chambers Global 2021 and listed as a leading individual for UAE Oil, Gas and Natural Resources by Legal 500 2021. She is also listed as a leading individual for UAE Project Development and M&A by IFLR1000 2020.