Julie Alexander is a Principal in Baker & McKenzie’s Bahrain office and has been resident in Bahrain for 17 years.  A banking and finance practitioner, Julie advises on the full spectrum of banking and finance matters.  She represents banks, borrowers and project sponsors in transactions primarily involving Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and travels frequently between Bahrain, Riyadh and Jeddah.

Specialising in Islamic finance, project and contractor finance and financial restructurings, Julie has extensive knowledge and experience in structuring, documenting and executing Shari’ah-compliant transactions, having advised on many high profile and innovative transactions in Saudi Arabia over the years.  Julie is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer / expert in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain by leading legal directories.