Omar Sinaceur

Associate, Abu Dhabi



Omar Sinaceur is an associate in White & Case's Project Development and Finance practice in Abu Dhabi. He advises sponsors, lenders and government entities on the various phases (bidding, development and financing) of large-scale projects in the renewable energy, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

Prior to joining the UAE practice, Omar worked in our Paris office and held trainee and associate positions at Magic Circle firms in Paris and Casablanca.

Omar is of Moroccan and French nationality and is fluent in English, French, Arabic and Italian.

International Law and Management
EM Lyon Business School
Business Law (MENA)
University Paris II, Panthéon-Assas
Licence et Master en Droit des affaires
University Paris II, Panthéon-Assas


Omar recently advised on the following matters:

  • Eiffage and Arcade-Vyv Group on the first concession contract granted in France for outsourced management of a housing estate owned by the Ministry of Armed Forces for a total amount of more than €7 billion;
  • VALOREM, the French pioneering independent renewable energy developer and operator, on the divestment of the 165 MW Kalistanneva onshore wind farm to a Finnish consortium formed by HELEN Oy and the Bank of Åland Wind Power Fund Non-UCITS, and the simultaneous approximately €135 million project financing of the neighbouring 148.5 MW Matkussaari onshore wind farm, together with the negotiation and settlement of all related commercial arrangements;
  • Altitude Group, a fiber network developer specializing in Public Initiative Networks (PINs), on its acquisition of infrastructure fund Marguerite's stake in three major French FTTH concessions: Losange (Grand Est region), Rosace (Alsace) and Fibre 31 (Haute Garonne).

Recent experiences before joining White & Case include advising:

  • the Sponsors (EDF Renewables and Mitsui & Co) on the financing and development of the 150 MW Taza windfarm (Morocco);
  • the lenders on the financing of the wind power plant (300 MW) located in Boujdour, Morocco;
  • the lenders on the structuring of PV projects of Kairouan, Gafsa and Tataouine in Tunisia;
  • the Sponsors (EDF Renouvelables, Masdar and Green of Africa) on the development and financing of the hybrid solar program (850 MW) Noor Midelt I in Morocco;
  • Managem SA on the financing of the Tri-K gold mine located in the Mandiana province in Guinea-Conakry;
  • TAQA Morocco on the bond issuance of MAD 2.7 billion (approx. €270 million) with qualified investors;
  • the lenders (African Development Bank, Bank of Africa, Banque Centrale Populaire, Société Générale Marocaine de Banques) on the financing of the Tekcim cement plant in El Jadida, Morocco; and
  • the lenders (IFC) on the financing of a solar plant (25 MW) in Zina, Burkina Faso.