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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
Fax:
Fax +966 (0)11 4169 555
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com

Grahame Nelson

Tel:
Work +966114169666
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Head of Office - Riyadh and Jeddah

Career

Grahame Nelson is Head of Al Tamimi's Riyadh and Jeddah offices and Partner in our Corporate Commercial practice. Grahame also leads our Projects goup and is a member of our Healthcare and Rail groups.

Grahame has over 30 years’ experience gained in the UK, Australia and the Middle East focusing on the energy and resources sector, electricity, banking, major corporatisation and privatisation projects, competition law and regulatory issues.

Grahame also has extensive experienced in significant debt financing and equity arrangements for major projects, and is experienced in joint ventures and complex loan and security documentation. He also advises on Saudi law regulatory issues, including those related to M&A and Competition Law. 

Languages

English

Member

1976 - Admitted - England and Wales                                                                                                       1980 - Admitted - Western Australia

Education

 1973 - Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Liverpool  


Saudi Arabia

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

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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