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Jeddah, Riyadh

Saudi Arabia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.’s ‘top-notch’ team regularly receives instructions from international law firms on cross-border project financings. The team, led by Ali Abedi, continues to advise Dow and Sadara Chemical Company on a number of loan facilities provided by an export credit agency (ECA) to finance a petrochemicals complex in Jubail. It also acted as local counsel to the lender on certain aircraft financing transactions, as well as representing clients in contentious banking matters. Asad Abedi shows ‘technical and practical knowledge’.

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. has ‘excellent bench strength’ in its ‘highly responsive team’, which is advising on Sadara’s $2bn sukuk issuance, and acted for NCB on a tier 1 sukuk issuance. Asad Abedi is highly recommended.

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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 Andreas Haberbeck is ‘thorough with a blend of strong legal knowledge and the right business approach’. Asad Abedi is also strongly recommended. Notable mandates included assisting Electrolux with the Saudi Arabian aspects of the $3.3bn buyout of General Electric’s appliances business.

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.

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co. handles a broad spectrum of contentious matters including banking litigation, contractual and commercial disputes; it is also regularly instructed by international law firms. The team has particular expertise in the shipping and insurance sectors, and counts West of England P&I Club, The UK P&I Club and The Britannia P&I Club among its clients. Practice head Andreas Haberbeck receives praise for his ‘knowledge and strategy’.

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.

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co. is active on large project financings in the power, petrochemicals and water sectors, and regularly acts as local counsel to international law firms. Ali Abedi acted for a large group of lenders on the financing of the expansion of the $8bn PetroRabigh integrated refinery project. Asad Abedi is highly recommended.

Leading individuals

Ali Abedi - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

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