Corporate Members

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is one of the largest Islamic banks in the GCC. It was founded in 1997 and has a wholly-owned subsidiary in London.

Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc

Al Ahli United Bank (UK) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bahrain’s Al Ahli Bank, and has been based in London since 1966.

Al Rayan Bank UK

Formerly known as Islamic Bank of Britain, Al Rayan Bank is the UK's only Shari'a-compliant retail bank. It is majority owned by the Qatari bank, Masraf Al Rayan.

Arab National Bank, London Branch

Arab National Bank is a Saudi joint venture between Jordan’s Arab Bank and Saudi shareholders. The London branch offers a wide variety of banking and property-related services.


BACB is a London-based wholesale bank that focusses on trade finance and treasury services to the Middle East. It has representative offices in Algiers, Cote d’Ivoire, and Tripoli.

Bank - ABC

Bank ABC is a Bahrain-based international bank that conducts wholesale, retail and investment banking. It has a wholly-owned subsidiary in London.

Bank Audi SAL

Bank Audi is one of the largest Lebanese banks. It has significant operations in Turkey and Egypt, and operations throughout the Middle East.

Bank of London & the Middle East Plc

BLME is a London based bank and the biggest wholly Islamic bank in Europe. It focusses on wealth management, and also offers real estate, leasing and trade finance services.

BLOM Bank France

BLOM Bank France is a subsidiary of BLOM Bank, one of the biggest banks in Lebanon with a large network in the Middle East. Blom Bank France has a subsidiary in London.

BMCE Bank International

BMCE Bank International is a London-based bank that is owned by BMCE Bank of Morocco. It offers investment and wholesale banking facilities with a particular focus on Africa.

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is New York-based bank with worldwide operations. It has extensive relationships in the Middle East with a particular focus on custody, hedge fund liquidity, private equity and real estate services.

Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE

CIB is a leading private sector bank in Egypt offering a full range of retail and corporate services.

Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD is based in Dubai and is one of the biggest banks in the Middle East. It has a branch in London that focuses on private banking, corporate banking and treasury.

Europe Arab Bank Plc

EAB is a London-incorporated bank that is a subsidiary of Arab Bank of Jordan, one of the biggest banks in the Middle East. EAB offers corporate and institution banking, private banking and treasury services.

Fieldfisher LLP

Fieldfisher is a leading full service European law firm. Its client base includes multinationals, listed and unlisted companies, regulators, public bodies and government departments, Royal Charter bodies, financial institutions, professional partnerships, trade associations, and charities. 

Fox Williams LLP

Fox Williams is a London-based law firm that was founded in 1989. The firm focussed on five industry sectors: Fashion, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Professional Practices and Technology, Media & Digital.

Gatehouse Bank Plc

Gatehouse Bank is a London-incorporated bank that is owned by Middle Eastern investors. Established in 2007, the bank finances and invests in real estate.

Grant Thornton UK LLP

Grant Thornton is a leading independent assurance, tax and advisory firm. Its Business Risk Services focus on Internal Audit, Finance and Risk Management, Technology Risk Services, Cyber, and Compliance. It offers these services over four sectors: banking, securities, wealth and insurance. 

Gulf International Bank

GIB is one of the largest commercial banks in Bahrain with a operations through the GCC. It has a branch in London and a London-incorporated subsidiary. 

Corporate Members attend ABA events at heavily reduced rates and are invited to attend our exclusive ‘Corporate Members lunches’. They receive first priority when we allocate tickets to our events. They may nominate up to six members of their staff to participate in ABA activities as part of their corporate membership. We encourage corporate members to post content about their activities on our website and to be involved in our technical seminars. The fee for corporate membership is £3,500 per year.

Individual Members attend ABA events attend ABA events at reduced rates and receive priority when we allocate tickets to our events. Individual Membership is £200 per year.

Young professionals are those with fewer than seven years professional experience. They receive the same benefits as Individual Members but the membership fee is £75 per year.

This is a new membership category that is awarded by the Board of Directors to long-standing members of the Association who have now retired. There is no fee associated with this type of membership.