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Jameel Tarmohamed

T: +44 20 7809 2970 M: +44 755 121 5851 Email Jameel | vCard Office: London

Jameel Tarmohamed Partner

Contact details

Jameel Tarmohamed

T: +44 20 7809 2970 M: +44 755 121 5851 Email Jameel | vCard Office: London

Jameel specialises in structured commodities trade finance. He has experience acting for banks, investors, corporates and traders up and down the global commodities supply chain in many emerging jurisdictions and covering all forms of structured trade and commodity financings including pre-export, pre-payment, inventory, limited recourse, receivables financings and repo and true sale transactions.
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Jameel also advises clients on digital trade technologies and the application of these to their businesses.

Further, he has in-depth restructuring experience gained from working on the restructuring of traders in the commodities space which has included working on the global Stemcor restructuring for two years, working in the team advising a major creditor on the restructuring of the indebtedness of the Nigerian state-owned oil major PPMC / NNPC (“PXF2”) and more recently working on the restructuring of a Dubai based agricultural commodities trader.

He has also spent time on secondment at BP advising on trade finance issues. 

Jameel was ranked as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in The Legal 500 UK 2018-19 and as a "Rising Star" in The Legal 500 UK 2020-21 and 2021-22 editions. 

  • Trade finance
  • Commodities
  • Finance

Stemcor

Advising the global independent steel trader Stemcor on its successful restructuring of its trade finance indebtedness and on its forward-looking US1.15bn syndicated trade finance and borrowing base facility agreement.

Hong Kong branch of a large international bank

Advising the Hong Kong Branch of a large international bank on the review and update of its Asia Trade Finance Templates (including its Receivables Purchase Agreements) to ensure that they were compliant with current applicable rules and market standards.

Global solutions provider

Advising a global solutions provider to the international steel industry on an uncommitted bilateral trade finance facility

More: Trade finance

Leading financial markets and commodities bank

Advising a leading financial markets and commodities bank on a metals prepayment agreement.

Commodities trader / lender

Advising a commodities trader / lender on various of its repo / title finance transactions.

Global merchant commodities firm

Advising a global merchant commodities firm on the structuring and documentation of a transaction relating to the sale of copper cathodes to a PRC company.

More: Commodities

One of the world's leading independent commodity firms

Advising one of the world's leading independent commodity firms in connection with an uncommitted revolving stock finance credit facility.

Market-leading provider of working capital finance

Advising a market-leading provider of working capital finance in relation to its metal sale and purchase contracts.

Global supply chain provider

Advising a global supply chain provider on its trade finance operations. 

More: Finance

  • Energy and natural resources
  • Banks and banking

One of the oil and gas supermajors

Advising one of the oil and gas supermajors in connection with its prepayment facility.

Leading investment bank

Advising a leading investment bank on its oil repo transaction.

Major creditor

Advising a major creditor on the restructuring of the indebtedness of the Nigerian state-owned oil major PPMC/NNPC.

More: Energy and natural resources

Commodities arm of a US investment bank

Market leading transaction advising the commodities arm of a US investment bank in connection with the purchase, delivery, storage and sale of hot rolled steel coils.

Large international bank

Advising a large international bank and its club members on an uncommitted, multicurrency club facility with a European plastics manufacturer.

Zurich branch of a large international bank

Advising the Zurich branch of a large international bank on various bilateral facilities.

More: Banks and banking

  • Europe
  • Asia

Leading European bank

Advising a leading European bank on its copper sale and purchase contracts.

Leading European banks

Issuing true sale opinions on various repo transactions for leading European banks.

Large European bank

Advising a large European bank on its participation in a receivables financing transaction.

More: Europe

Global merchant commodities firm

Advising a global merchant commodities firm on the structuring and documentation of a transaction relating to the sale of copper cathodes to a PRC company. 

Hong Kong branch of a large international bank

Advising the Hong Kong branch of a large international bank on the review and update of its Asia Trade Finance Templates (including its Receivables Purchase Agreements) to ensure that they were compliant with current applicable rules and market standards.

Singapore branch of a global trader

Advising the Singapore branch of a global trader in connection with a number of its prepayments and bilateral facilities.

Multinational Chinese banking corporation

Advising a multinational Chinese banking corporation in connection with its facility agreement relating to a silver pre-financing facility.

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25 Nov 2021

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Jameel Tarmohamed joins Stephenson Harwood as partner

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