Umar F. Moghul

For nearly 20 years, Umar Moghul has handled a variety of corporate, financial, and commercial transactions and regulatory advice in connection therewith. He has represented clients in the financial services, energy, healthcare, technology, real estate, transport and logistics, retail, and business services sectors across North America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, and East Asia. His clients have included financial institutions, fund sponsors, government entities, start-up ventures, family offices and a variety of investors.

Umar has designed the contractual and legal framework for a variety of funds and collective investment vehicles, structured private equity and venture capital transactions, including leveraged buy-outs and growth equity investments, advised on real estate investments and projects, and developed international joint ventures and strategic alliances. In addition to advising on the equity side of transactions, Umar’s work has also encompassed complex domestic and cross-border secured and unsecured financings.

Umar is passionate about building sustainable institutions and towards that end developing ethically responsible funding mechanisms. He particularly enjoys representing investors and businesses focused on creating positive social and environmental impact.

Umar is active in Gateway’s Banking & Finance, Conversion Factory, In-House Regulatory and Compliance, Real Estate, Social Responsibility & Impact, Turkey, and Waqf & Philanthropy practices.

He is Lecturer in Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law and an adjunct faculty member at Michigan State Law School and Hartford Seminary, where he teaches courses in Islamic law and ethics, Islamic finance, and halal food. Mr. Moghul earned his J.D. from Temple University and his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been admitted to practice law in the States of New York, Connecticut, and Texas.