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Andreas Haberbeck

Work +966 12 6504475
Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Work Department

Mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution.




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.


Gray's Inn.


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

The team at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co., which includes Asad Abedi, Ali Abedi and Andreas Haberbeck, specialises in advising clients on joint ventures and restructuring matters. Recent highlights include assisting The Dow Chemical Company with obtaining the first licence for a wholly foreign-owned trading company in Saudi Arabia.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Andreas Haberbeck - Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.

Within: Dispute resolution

Andreas Haberbeck leads the ‘highly regarded’ team at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co., which is a popular choice for commercial disputes. Recent highlights include representing foreign shareholders in a $40m dispute with their Saudi Arabian partners.

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Saudi Arabia: Construction

May 2018. By Andreas Haberbeck

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to construction law in Saudi Arabia . It will cover termination requirements and obligations, permits and licence, procurement, financing and security, and disputes as well as insight and opinion on challenges and opportunities. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Construction. [Continue Reading]

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