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Our firm includes a team of veteran Saudi Arabian and internationally qualified lawyers who assist on a wide range of practice areas, including dispute resolution, including arbitration and litigation, equity and debt capital markets, including IPOs and sukuks, corporate and M&A, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and complex corporate restructurings, financings and projects, including project finance and Islamic finance transactions.

Our 25 strong lawyer team is by the Kingdom’s most recognized and ranked lawyers: Zeyad Khoshaim – the managing partner of the practice with over fifteen years of experience across the United States and Saudi Arabia.  Zeyad currently sits as a member of the Capital Market Authority Advisory Committee advising the CMA board.  He is considered an expert on M&A, corporate governance, dispute resolution and capital markets.  Karim Wali, a specialized finance lawyer who advises borrowers and lenders on complex financing and restructurings.  Nasser AlRubayyi, a venerable litigator and Sharia’ expert who has litigated in front of the Board of Grievances, commercial courts, labor committee, the Securities Disputes Committee and others.  Leen Zaza, an M&A and joint venture expert with significant experience in corporate restructurings and foreign investment.

Our legal team consists of lawyers who are each regarded as leaders amongst their peers and who will provide best-in class service on competitive terms.  We are the only firm that boasts six lawyers in Legal 500 and Chambers Legal

The vast majority of our lawyers are professionally fluent in Arabic and English, which allows us to work on a wider scope of transactions involving due diligence of Arabic and English documents, drafting Arabic and English legislation for government clients, bespoke agreements, prospectuses and disclosures for the public securities markets.  Our team includes lawyers who are also fluent in French, Spanish, and Urdu.