Ali Shaikley > White & Case LLP > Dubai, United Arab Emirates > Lawyer Profile

White & Case LLP
Level 6, Burj Daman, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 9705, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Position

Partner

Career

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Lawyer Rankings

United Arab Emirates > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Ali ShaikleyWhite & Case LLP

White & Case LLP displays extensive cross-border expertise and is able to seamlessly advise on transactions with UK, US and UAE legal elements. Regional sovereign wealth funds, governmental and blue-chip UAE corporate clients make up the firm’s client base. Ali Shaikley and Sami Al-Louzi advise on a broad range of cross-border M&A and equity capital markets transactions, particularly in Saudi Arabia where the latter has an established presence. Marcus Booth heads the firm’s private equity offering and UAE-qualified lawyer Abdulwahid Alulama has a broad commercial law and M&A practice. Steven Worthington is also noted.

United Arab Emirates > Capital markets

White & Case LLP has a full-service practice that includes specialists that have ‘fantastic‘ sector knowledge. The firm’s debt capital markets offering covers Islamic finance, project bonds, securitisation, green and sustainable bonds. Debashis Dey has an ‘encyclopaedic‘ knowledge of shariah-compliant structures and is ‘excellent in the sukuk space‘. Ali Shaikley has advised on a number of high-value equity capital markets transactions and has been particularly active in the SPAC space. Sami Al-Louzi specialises in ECM transactions in Saudi Arabia and Abdulwahid Alulama is the team’s UAE regulatory specialist. Claudio Medeossi and Xuan Jin are also noted.