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Hourani & Partners

Corporate/Commercial

4 ranked lawyersBand 3Saudi ArabiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dynamic team with well-established strengths in joint ventures, M&A and strategic planning. Also has extensive experience advising clients on corporate governance and privatisations. Advises a number of major Saudi and international players, leveraging its bench within Saudi Arabia as well as its strong capabilities in Dubai and Beirut.

Strengths

Clients say the firm "provides practical legal advice" and its team members are always "keen to assist."

Work highlights

Acted for Alamar Foods on its SAR108 million sale of Premier Foods to Almarai.

Notable practitioners

Amgad Husein has a range of experience in transactions and commercial advisory issues. One client remarked: "He is probably the most responsive lawyer we have dealt with," while another said: "He understands the Saudi market as well as understanding global companies and the way they think."

Anas Akel utilises his significant market experience to assist both national and international clients with cross-border transactions and regulatory matters. Clients applaud his "vast knowledge of corporate law and venture capital transactions."

Chadi Hourani has significant international and regional experience and is frequently engaged by regional clients on transactions and joint ventures. He is also experienced acting for banks and an array of other multinationals. A source said: "He's a good lawyer who is very commercially oriented."

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Saudi Arabia

Corporate/Commercial


Amgad T Husein
Band 3
Anas Akel
Band 3
Chadi Hourani
Band 4
Hayel F Hourani
Expertise based abroad in United Arab Emirates