Zein Semaan
Partner | Bahrain
Bahrain: +973-1715-1503

Zein's practice focuses on general corporate/commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, and private equity transactions.

Prior to joining Blakes, Zein worked in law firms in New York and Milan.

Zein speaks Arabic and Italian.


Representative transactions include acting for:

  • Equinox Minerals Limited on its A$1.2-billion offer to acquire Citadel Resource Group Limited

  • Azmi Abdullatif Abdulhadi Abdullah Mahana Al-Moaibed for Engineering Consultation on its joint venture with Kellogg Brown & Root Limited to jointly pursue engineering projects, including the GES+ contract awarded to the joint venture by Saudi Aramco

  • Global Banking Corporation on its proposed acquisition of 11 per cent of S Tel, India, a joint venture established between Batelco and the Siva Group