Seán Tobin


Séan is an associate in our Banking and Finance team in Dubai.
He has experience advising on commodity finance, project finance, acquisition finance, debt restructurings and margin lending. Prior to moving to Dubai, Sean spent 2 years in Istanbul as an English law associate for the banking and restructuring team covering matters in Turkey and Ukraine.


Representative matters

A Dubai investment company on USD1.45bn combined Islamic and conventional financing arrangements. 

The lenders in relation to USD1.5bn financing provided to a Saudi telecommunication company to fund the acquisition of telecom infrastructure assets in Eastern Europe. 

The lenders on a EUR1.2bn ECA backed financing for a high speed rail project in Turkey.

The lenders on the restructuring of Gaziantep Integrated Health Campus public-private partnership (PPP) project in Turkey. 

Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP (practising in the Emirate of Dubai as “Allen & Overy RLLP” pending the registration completion of the new name with the relevant UAE local authorities) is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC306763.
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.