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


  Mr. Abedi worked for four years with White & Case in New York, where he specialized in securities law and acquisitions. Since his return to Saudi Arabia in 1994 he has developed his expertise in securities law and acquisitions in addition to advising on general corporate and commercial matters.
BORN:   1964

University of London, SOAS, Bachelor of Arts, 1985
City University, London, Diploma in Law, 1987
Fordham University, Master of Laws, 1990

ADMITTED:   New York Bar, 1993
MEMBER:   American Bar Association
PRACTICE:   Capital Markets, Corporate

Asad Abedi leads the firms capital markets practice and has particular expertise in debt capital markets. Satisfied clients remark that "he comes up with results under pressure."

"Chambers Global 2016


Most of the firm’s notable capital markets deals were sukuk (Islamic bond). Two of the largest deals it was involved in recently included Asaad Abedi’s role as issuer’s counsel on Sadara’s $2 billion issue and National Commercial Bank’s $1.35 billion issue.

"IFLR1000 2016"


Abedi, Asad



Chambers Global 2016

  "Their service is second to none, with responses to queries on a 24/7 basis, even whilst on holiday. Full value for money"

"Very experienced, knowledgeable, client-oriented and efficient. Absolutely would use them again"

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Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co is ranked in the IFLR1000

IFLR 1000, 2015 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,
2014 edition

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co. receives ‘high marks on all factors’. The firm is a popular choice with international law firms seeking local counsel on cross-border project financings.
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      saudilegal 2016