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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

Andreas Haberbeck

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

Work Department

Mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution.

Position

Partner.

Career

Mr Haberbeck has more than 26 years experience of working as a lawyer in Saudi Arabia. Following pupillage at 3 Essex Court (now 20 Essex Street), he joined Coward Chance (now Clifford Chance) in 1982, and was seconded to the firm's then new associated Saudi Arabian office from 1983 to 1986. He subsequently worked with Thomas Miller & Co and Richards Butler (now Reed Smith) in London, and returned to Saudi Arabia in 1991. In 1993 he joined Abbas Ghazzawi Law Firm, which has since become Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Member

Gray's Inn.

Education

University of London, SOAS, Bachelor of Laws, 1979 University of London, University College, Master of Laws, 1980 Called to the Bar of England and Wales by Gray's Inn, 1981.


Saudi Arabia

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Andreas Haberbeck - 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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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Andreas Haberbeck - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Within: Dispute resolution

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.

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