Dania is a Senior Associate with ASAR and joined the firm in October 2015. Dania has extensive experience in banking and finance, agency and distributorship, capital markets, project finance, government and PPP projects, mergers and acquisitions and commercial and corporate law.
Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant PPP Project
Dania was part of the ASAR team that acted as Kuwaiti legal counsel to the consortium comprised of WTE Wassertechnik GmbH (WTE) and International Financial Advisors Holding KSCP (the Consortium) who were awarded the Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant Project, one of the world’s largest and most complex water treatment projects with construction costs of approximately USD1.8-billion (excluding financing and operating costs), developed pursuant to Kuwait’s PPP Law under the auspices of the Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects and the Ministry of Public Works. The project’s financial close occurred on 29 July 2020.
Kuwait National Petroleum Company Clean Fuel Project
Dania was part of the legal team who acted as Kuwaiti law counsel to the mandated lead arrangers, local and international financial institutions and export credit agencies in 2016 and 2017, in relation to KWD3.4-billion (USD11.35-billion) Islamic and conventional financing of Kuwait National Petroleum Company KSC (KNPC) clean fuel project, the largest project and the first financing in KNPC’s history. The project includes the upgrade and integration of the two largest existing refineries in the country, i.e., Mina Abdulla and Mina Al Ahmadi refineries. The project will increase the combined capacity of the refineries from the existing 736,000 barrels per day to 800,000 barrels per day, and will lower the sulphur content of petroleum products to 5%.
KIPIC LNG Project
Dania was part of ASAR team who acted as Kuwaiti law counsel to international financial institutions and export credit agencies, in relation to USD1.3-billion financing of Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company KSCC LNG project. The transaction reached financial close in September 2018.
Dania was part of the ASAR team that provided local legal advisory services to the Kuwaiti government with respect to developing the strategic and economic plan of Silk City as the future flagship city for Kuwait.