Firm Profile > The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case > Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case
The Business Gate Building No. 26 Zone C, Airport Road
P.O. Box 1080
Riyadh 11431
Saudi Arabia

Capital markets Tier 1

The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case is a popular choice for major financial institutions including J.P. Morgan, Citi and HSBC, as well as major domestic companies Saudi Aramco and Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company. Sami E. Al-Louzi is a key name in the market for IPOs; he advised Leejam Sports Company on its SAR817m IPO which was listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange.

Projects and energy Tier 1

For some, Adam Pierson at The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case is the 'go-to lawyer for Saudi projects' and recently advised Saudi Aramco on its $1.1bn financing of a residential camp. He leads the team alongside Doug Peel, who has extensive experience in energy and infrastructure projects, particularly in the oil and gas sector.

Practice head(s):

Adam Pierson; Doug Peel

Testimonials

‘Adam Pierson is the go to lawyer for Saudi projects.’

‘The team is unique in the depth of knowledge they possess and their ability to work as a single-unit.’

‘While being detail oriented, its attorneys do not miss the bigger picture of the transaction.’

Key clients

Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Saudi Arabian Mining Company

National Water Company

Water & Electricity Company

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

National Commercial Bank

Banking and finance Tier 2

The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case is regularly instructed in major real estate and project finance mandates. Recent work includes advising a financial consortium on the SAR2.15bn Islamic project financing for the construction of a new petrochemicals complex in Yanbu. Doug Peel leads the team and has extensive experience advising on energy project financing. Adam Pierson is another key name; he advised on Saudi Aramco's $1.1bn financing of a major residential camp.

Practice head(s):

Doug Peel

Testimonials

‘Unbelievable 24 hour commitment to deals with superb drafting and advice.’

Key clients

Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Saudi Arabian Mining Company

National Water Company

Water & Electricity Company

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

National Commercial Bank

Goldman Sachs

HSBC

J.P. Morgan

Citi

Al Rajhi Bank

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case has a strong track record in advising on M&A and joint venture deals, acting for both domestic and international clients. Dubai-based Sami E. Al-Louzi is a key figure and advises on cross-border M&A, private equity and privatisations. Of counsel James Rimmer, who has a strong focus on private equity transactions, is also noted.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case is notably strong in commercial, residential and infrastructure-related real estate and construction projects. Adam Pierson is a key figure and has particular expertise in hotels, mixed-use developments and social housing real estate. Other notable names include Doug Peel and Abu Dhabi-based Antoine Cousin.

Dispute resolution Tier 3

An ‘excellent‘ team known for its ‘depth‘, ‘attention to detail‘ and ‘client-focused‘ approach, The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan in cooperation with White & Case has a strong track record in construction and infrastructure-related disputes. Adam Pierson is a key figure and focuses on contentious issues involving the oil and gas sector. Other key names of note include Luka Kristovic Blazevic, who is especially notable fr construction-related international arbitration, and Yazeed Al-Toaimi, who is an expert in infrastructure disputes. Michael Turrini handles disputes across a number of GCC countries.

Practice head(s):

Michael Turrini; Adam Pierson; Luka Kristovic Blazevic; Yazeed Al-Toaimi

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Department Name Email Telephone
Banking Doug Peel
Banking Zeyad Al Salloum
Capital markets Robert Vydra
Capital markets Sami Al-Louzi
Capital markets Yazeed Al Toaimi
Corporate, mergers and acquisition/international trade and WTO Robert Vydra
Corporate, mergers and acquisition/international trade and WTO Yazeed Al Toaimi
Energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance Doug Peel
Energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance Adam Pierson
Energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance Ivan Paskal
Energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance Zeyad Al Salloum
Islamic finance Robert Vydra
Islamic finance Zeyad Al Salloum
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