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Al Tamimi & Company

SKY TOWER (NORTH TOWER), 9TH FLOOR, KING FAHAD ROAD, AL OLAIA AREA, PO BOX 300400, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA 11372, SAUDI ARABIA
Tel:
Work +966 (0)11 4169 666
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Fax +966 (0)11 4169 555
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www.tamimi.com

Saudi Arabia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company advises corporate borrowers and financial institutions on project finance, Islamic finance, mortgage and personal loan documentation, and aviation finance and leasing. Indeed, Rafiq Jaffer advised Dubai Aerospace Enterprise and Saudi Arabian Airlines on the leasing and sub-leasing of eight Airbus A320 aircraft. Also of note, Jaffer assisted Al Rajhi Bank with the development of murabahah and ijara-based home finance documentation as part of the kingdom's initiative to increase home ownership. The banking practice is headed by Jody Waugh.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Al Tamimi & Company

The ‚Äėvery¬†professional team‚Äô at¬†Al Tamimi & Company has ‚Äėgreat international experience‚Äô advising government bodies and international corporates on business and asset acquisitions, project development and joint ventures, and other large commercial agreements. Practice head Grahame Nelson was involved in a significant privatisation transaction, and also advised Eaton Corporation on the Saudi aspects of its proposed $2.3bn acquisition of the electrical business unit of Larsen & Toubro.¬†Rakesh Bassi¬†joined in November 2017 from DLA Piper in collaboration with Amer Al Amr Law Firm, and¬†Bandar Al Hamidani was promoted to partner in 2018.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has 'an outstanding disputes team', which has been recognised by clients as being ‚Äėwell-organised' and 'proactive‚Äô. With experience of litigation and ADR, the team provides ‚Äėtailored legal opinions based on a client's business needs‚Äô. The Saudi litigation practice is headed by¬†Abdullah Al Tamimi, who is representing Sheikh Abdullah Abdu Shamsan in a high-profile partnership dispute. Al Tamimi is also acting for Hewlett Packard International Trade in a SAR1.8m financial recovery claim. Ahmed Basrawi heads the litigation team in Jeddah, and¬†Emad Salameh was promoted to partner in July 2018.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 4

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company fields a multidisciplinary team of finance, corporate, regulatory and projects lawyers who regularly advise on real estate and power project developments, and corporate transactions in the energy and utilities sectors. Grahame Nelson, who heads the corporate, commercial and projects group, is acting for a subcontractor in a major renewables project. Other names to note include senior associate Francis Patalong, who leads the Saudi projects practice, finance lawyer Rafiq Jaffer, who relocated from the firm's Qatar office, and head of Jeddah office Rakesh Bassi, who joined the firm from DLA Piper.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has expertise in land acquisition and real estate development, and is also known for having established a number of real estate investment funds. Jeremy Scott divides his time between Riyadh and Dubai. Dubai-based Tara Marlow heads the real estate, hotel and leisure practice, and Euan Lloyd is a recommended senior counsel based in Abu Dhabi. Emad Salameh was promoted to partner in July 2018.

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