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Saudi Arabia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Ali Abedi heads the finance team at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co., which has been advising large Saudi and multinational corporates on a range of project finance facilities. The team continues to act for The Dow Chemical Company and Sadara on the $20bn petrochemical complex project in Jubail.

Leading individuals

Ali Abedi - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co. is well respected for its debt capital markets expertise and acted as local law counsel on a number of sukuk issuances for the National Commercial Bank. The group also handles contentious capital markets matters for Saudi corporates. Asad Abedi is highly regarded.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.’s lawyers are ‘responsive, to the point and solution-driven’. The team works mainly on joint ventures and restructuring matters; it advised Posco on its partnership agreement with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund PIF. The group also acts for a number of utility companies. Asad Abedi is ‘a strong leader’ and Andreas Haberbeck is ‘very knowledgeable and thorough’.

Leading individuals

Andreas Haberbeck - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Asad Abedi - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Andreas Haberbeck leads the disputes team at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.. The firm is a popular choice for financial and commercial disputes, and regularly acts for international banks. Ongoing cases include representing certificate holders claiming for sukuk defaults worth in excess of $500m in connection with outstanding loan repayments.

Leading individuals

Andreas Haberbeck - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

The practice at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co. is led by Ali Abedi, who has been acting as Saudi counsel to lenders including Mizuho Bank, SMBC and Bank of Tokyo during the financing of the Jizan Air Separation Unit. It has also recently handled residential developments and several power plant projects.

Leading individuals

Ali Abedi - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

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