Michael Rainey is a partner in the Middle East and Islamic finance practice group in King & Spalding’s Dubai and London offices. A graduate of Otago University, New Zealand, Mr Rainey joined King & Spalding in 2004 after spending time in private practice in Auckland, New Zealand and London. Mike Rainey has significant experience advising lenders and borrowers with a focus on project finance in the GCC and representation of investors from the Middle East investing in European and GCC real estate with leverage on both a conventional and shariah-compliant basis.