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Nabil Issa

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 6 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Dubai-based , Investment Funds , Corporate/M&A , Capital Markets: Debt , Capital Markets , Corporate/Commercial
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Corporate/M&A: Dubai-based - United Arab Emirates

Band 3

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Nabil Issa demonstrates a remarkably broad practice that encompasses M&A, private equity and investment funds. He splits his time between Dubai and Riyadh and is widely esteemed for his expertise in the Saudi Arabian market. One client noted of his high level of service that "it's a pleasure to work with him; he's always available and very responsive."
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Investment Funds - Middle East-wide

Band 1

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Dubai-based Nabil Issa has noted experience across the Middle East, with particularly significant knowledge of the Saudi Arabian market. His expertise lies in Shari'a-compliant funds, with clients praising him for being "always available to extend advice and support whenever required." One source further praised him as a "very dedicated and focused" lawyer who is "always punctual and eager to perform in a timely manner."
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Corporate/M&A - Middle East-wide

Band 3

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Nabil Issa is an accomplished practitioner who splits his time between Dubai and Riyadh. He maintains a significant reputation for Saudi Arabian work, representing sovereign entities and private equity firms in a wide variety of mandates, ranging from acquisitions and sales to joint ventures and group restructurings. Sources emphasise that he "understands his clients' challenges and comes up with innovative ideas."
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Rankings for Foreign Expertise
Capital Markets: Debt - United Arab Emirates

Foreign Expertise in Saudi Arabia

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Nabil Issa splits his time between King & Spalding's Dubai office and its associated office in Riyadh. He has a considerable proficiency in sukuk and Shari'a-compliant funds work within Saudi Arabia, with a long history of representing many high-profile domestic and regional clients.
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Corporate/M&A - United Arab Emirates

Foreign Expertise in Saudi Arabia

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Nabil Issa demonstrates a remarkably broad practice that encompasses M&A, private equity and investment funds. He splits his time between Dubai and Riyadh and is widely esteemed for his expertise in the Saudi Arabian market. One client noted of his high level of service that "it's a pleasure to work with him; he's always available and very responsive."
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Rankings for Expertise Based Abroad
Capital Markets - Saudi Arabia

Expertise Based Abroad in Saudi Arabia

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Dubai-based Nabil Issa has a strong focus on Saudi Arabian matters, with his work spanning capital markets, investment funds, private equity and commercial contracts. He is especially noted for his extensive expertise in REITs and investment funds, and often advises on related securities issues.
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Corporate/Commercial - Saudi Arabia

Expertise Based Abroad in Saudi Arabia

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Nabil Issa is lauded for his wide-ranging experience of Saudi matters, covering M&A, sukuk and investment fund launches. Commentators say that he is "very detailed in his advice, always makes himself available via email or a phone call, is thorough and overall conducts himself in a very professional manner." He is based in Dubai.
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Practice Areas

Nabil Issa specializes in private equity, funds and investment structures in the GCC and Egypt, with a particular focus on Shari'ah-compliant structures. As a partner in the Islamic Finance and Investment practice in our Dubai and affiliated Riyadh offices, Nabil counsels clients regarding a variety of financial transactions.

Mr. Issa represents clients in private equity, international investments, privatizations, venture capital and healthcare matters, as well as education and energy industry transactions. He is known for developing innovative Shari'ah-compliant CMA funds and investment structures for real estate and private equity investments in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Nabil Issa

King & Spalding LLP

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Al Fattan Currency House

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Dubai International Financial Centre

P.O. Box 506547

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