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Corporate/Commercial - Saudi Arabia
Up and Coming
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Leen is a New York-qualified partner in our corporate practice, heading the private M&A and JVs team, who has experience of a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions in the Middle East and internationally, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs, private placements, and general corporate regulatory and advisory work. She has worked on transactions in the oil and gas, energy, shipping, chemical production, health, e-commerce, education, F&B, real estate, retail and heavy equipment and machinery industries.
Leen has worked with a variety of international companies, local Saudi entities, and governmental bodies on corporate and foreign investment matters and is familiar with the regional and regulatory issues arising from such transactions.
She is currently the only female lawyer in private practice to be ranked across all practice areas in Saudi Arabia.
Leen obtained an LLM in Commercial Law (Distinction), and an LLB (Hons) from the University of Bristol.
Leen is fluent in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish.