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Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Leading firm with a prominent position in the market. Able to advise clients on the full suite of corporate transactions and commercial contract work in Jordan. Its pre-eminent presence is in no small part due to its strong bench of well-recognised practitioners, who are well versed in assisting clients with project financings, acquisitions and restructurings.

Strengths

Clients say that "their regulatory understanding is very, very good" and "they are very responsive."

One client stated: "The quality of their work is just so good," while another praised the team's "great connections in other countries."

Work highlights

Acted for Kingsway Capital on its buyout of Al-Eqbal Investments.

Notable practitioners

Jumana Toukan has extensive knowledge of project finance matters. She advises an impressive list of clients, including several major investment and development banks, and has noteworthy experience concerning Jordanian secured financing laws. She is regularly seen acting for lenders on the finance elements of major renewable energy projects.

Interviewees laud Khaled Asfour for his "massive experience, which gives him the edge - and the ability to advise on all complex issues." His corporate practice sees him advise well-known regional companies, including major energy and pharmaceutical clients, on numerous high-profile transactions. He is also noted for his particular strength in financings.

Senior partner Sharif Ali Zu'bi is a well-recognised practitioner with a wealth of market knowledge. He has a particularly in-depth understanding of government relations, drawing on his prior experience as Jordan's Minister of Justice. Interviewees regard him as "very sharp" and "very good."

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Overview

Corporate/Commercial

We provide comprehensive legal services to our local and foreign clients in a wide range of business matters, including company formation/transformation, local and foreign business expansions, technology transfer, agency, distributorship and licensing arrangements, governance, compliance, employment and antitrust matters. We have exceptional experience in complex corporate/commercial matters, which enables us to render tailored, high-quality services to all our clients.

Banking and Finance

We have vast experience and know-how in representing local and international banks in a wide range of complex finance transactions, products, and services. Particularly, our attorneys have thorough expertise in sophisticated cross-border financing arrangements, capital markets transactions, as well as bank acquisitions.

Projects

As a market leader, we provide fully integrated legal service for all aspects of project matters, including project structuring, legal due diligence and drafting services. Our attorneys are well positioned to represent any party to a project transaction, having represented project sponsors, project companies, lenders, international organisations, and government agencies, among others, across a broad range of industries. Notably, we take a solution-orientated approach to deliver practical, creative solutions for complex projects, and have been substantially involved in structured finance, construction transactions, and government contracts.



Members
Clients

AES, Aergen, Citibank, EBRD, Jordan Phosphates and others.

Industries

Aerospace, Banks, Construction, Energy, Financial Services, Food Products, Soft Drinks, Government, Health Care, Insurance, Mining, and others.

Corporate/Commercial

Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants

firm
Location

14, Ibn Al-Faredh Street

PO Box 35267

Amman

Amman Governorate

Jordan

Amman 11180

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Jordan

Corporate/Commercial


Jumana A Toukan
Band 1
Khaled O Asfour
Band 1
Sharif Ali Zu'bi
Eminent Practitioners