Practice Areas

Banking and Finance


Finance is one of SCLO’s most prominent practice areas. We frequently advise our clients on the structuring of various forms of financial transactions. Work in this area has included:


Acting as Sudanese Legal Counsel to Allen & Overy, who were representing and advising a consortium of international institutional creditors in proceedings against the Government of Sudan and the Central Bank of Sudan resulting from their sovereign debt default

  • Advising entities involved in project finance, including lenders, sponsor organisations, project organisations, and off taker
  • Providing counsel on bank guarantees, including  corporate guarantees
  • Counselling clients on bank security systems and implementation in compliance with Sudanese law
  • Advising on Sudanese Central Bank regulations including international transfer of foreign currency
  • Advising clients on debt assignment involving foreign currency and foreign entities
  • Rendering legal opinions concerning financial transactions and their compliance with Islamic finance as is required by Sudanese law
  • Advising on commodity finance and letters of credit


If you have an interest in banking and finance in Sudan, or have questions about the region’s financial systems and regulations, contact SCLO for a consultation.
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