Ali Abedi
Asad Abedi
Jamal Farsi
Hatem Ghazzawi
Andreas Haberbeck
Dana Halwani
Amr Kady
Hamam Kady
Naryman Al Kassimi
Majed Al Madani
James Whelan

 

 
 
 
  Mr Abedi worked for six years with White & Case in New York, where he specialized in asset- and project finance and cross-border joint ventures. Since his return to Saudi Arabia in 1994 he has practised within his areas of specialisation in a Saudi context.
 
BORN:   1963
NATIONALITY:   Saudi
EDUCATION:  

University of London, Queen Mary College, Bachelor of Laws, 1985
New York University, Master of Laws, 1987

ADMITTED:   Called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Middle Temple, 1988,
New York Bar, 1989
Saudi Arabia, 2001
MEMBER:   Middle Temple, International Bar Association
PUBLICATIONS:   (Co-author) "Banking Laws of Saudi Arabia",
New York Law Journal, 1990
PRACTICE:   Project Finance, Banking
 

Ali Abedi "stands out as a lawyer who is quick, responsive and accurate in his advice," one source reported, adding that "he is readily available and willing to help any time questions and issues may come up." He has significant experience in project finance mandates and "is very respected for his advice," according to interviewees.

"Chambers Global 2017"

 

"Ali Abedi heads the finance team at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co., which has been advising large Saudi and multinational corporates on a range of project finance facilities. The team continues to act for The Dow Chemical Company and Sadara on the $20bn petrochemical complex project in Jubail."

"Legal 500 EMEA 2017"

 

"Ali is a terrific lawyer, who is responsive anytime. He not only identifies issues, but also solutions. He is always professional and courteous. A joy to work with."

"IFLR 1000 2015"

 

 

 

 
 

Chambers Global 2017

 
  " They have a very good understanding of the local market. Their team is strong and diversified and they have an understanding of international topics and cases."
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IFLR 1000, 2017 edition

 
 

“They are smart, responsive and thoughtful. Absolutely our go-to firm in the Kingdom, as they have been for over 15 years,” says one.

“Excellent services, knowledgeable, highly responsive, creative and they offer practical advice for compliance on Kingdom legal matters – I would highly recommend them,”
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  European Legal 500,
2017 edition
 
 

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co.’s lawyers are ‘responsive, to the point and solution-driven’. The team works mainly on joint ventures and restructuring matters;
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