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


  Following the completion of his bachelor's degree in Islamic law in 1998, Mr Kadi qualified and was nominated as a Saudi Arabian judge in 2001. However, he decided to join the private sector and worked as legal affairs manager at the Savola Group. Since joining Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi and Co in 2009, Mr Kadi has specialized in litigation, finance and capital markets.
BORN:   1976

Islamic University of Imam Mohammed Bin Saud, Bachelor of Islamic Law, 1998
High Institute of Judiciary, Islamic University of Imam Mohammed Bin Saud, Master of Comparative Laws, 2001
University of London, SOAS, Master of Laws, 2007

ADMITTED:   Saudi Arabia, 2010
PUBLICATIONS:   "Requirement of physical possession to perfect security under Saudi law", Global Banking & Financial Policy Review, 2010
PRACTICE:   Dispute Resolution, Finance, Capital Markets

Notable Pract





Chambers Global 2018

  " Clients regard the team as a "strong name in the market" and praise its "good, clear advice." Sources also note the team's "good knowledge of the Saudi market.""
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IFLR 1000, 2018 edition


“I have used Hatem for many years and they are excellent. Always trying to find solutions for the client, deep experience of the market and good reactivity to requests.”

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  European Legal 500,
2018 edition

The team at Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co., which includes Asad Abedi, Ali Abedi and Andreas Haberbeck, specialises in advising clients on joint ventures and restructuring matters. Recent highlights include assisting The Dow Chemical Company with obtaining the first licence for a wholly foreign-owned trading company in Saudi Arabia. ;
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