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POST OFFICE BOX 6387, JEDDAH 21442, SAUDI ARABIA
Tel:
Work +966 12 650 4475
Fax:
Fax +966 12 657 2007
Email:
Web:
www.saudilegal.com
Jeddah, Riyadh

Asad Abedi

Tel:
Work +966 12 6504475
Email:
Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate.

Position

Partner.

Career

Mr. Abedi worked for four years with White & Case in New York, where he specialized in securities law and acquisitions. Since his return to Saudi Arabia in 1994 he has developed his expertise in securities law and acquisitions in addition to advising on general corporate and commercial matters.

Member

American Bar Association.

Education

University of London, SOAS, Bachelor of Arts, 1985 City University, London, Diploma in Law, 1987 Fordham University, Master of Laws, 1990 Admitted to the New York Bar, 1993.


Saudi Arabia

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

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

Within: Leading individuals

Asad Abedi - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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’.

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