Allen & Overy advises its clients on matters relating to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through an association with Zeyad S. Khoshaim Law Firm.
The associated Riyadh office includes a team of veteran Saudi and internationally qualified lawyers who advise on a wide range of practice areas, including debt and equity capital markets, local and cross-border M&A, corporate, projects, banking, and Islamic finance transactions.
The Riyadh team is led by three partners: Zeyad Khoshaim, who is a Saudi Arabian and New York qualified lawyer; Julian Johansen, a UK qualified lawyer who is fully fluent in Arabic; and Johannes Bruski, a corporate lawyer with over twenty years of experience.
Together, the team has an unparalleled understanding of the Saudi Arabian commercial landscape, legal framework, and cultural issues. The team routinely handles all aspects of sophisticated transactions and works seamlessly with A&O’s offices around the world, providing first class, efficient, and integrated legal services.
Zeyad S. Khoshaim Law Firm in Association with Allen & Overy has advised AlBilad Investment Company, Alinma Investment Company, Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia LLC, and Riyadh Capital on the issuance of a SAR7.5bn Saudi Arabian public sukuk (Sadara sukuk).
Along with the Sadara sukuk, we have also advised National Medical Care Company on its USD100million IPO on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).
We have advised Saudi Electricity Company, as borrower, in relation to a SAR4.1bn facility to finance the purchase of power generation units from General Electric. This was Saudi Electricity Company’s first ECA-backed facility and the lenders included U.S. Export-Import Bank and Canada’s Export Development Credit
Recognition for our work
- "My first choice in Saudi Arabia.” – Chambers Global 2013, Saudi Arabia
- “The depth of the senior people there is very helpful.” – Chambers Global 2013, Saudi Arabia
- “This firm goes from strength to strength, rising to the top of the rankings after another successful year.”– Chambers Global 2013, Saudi Arabia
- “Sources say: ‘Outstanding lawyers there’.” – Chambers Global 2013, Saudi Arabia
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Zeyad S. Khoshaim Law Firm in association with Allen & Overy LLP
P.O. Box 230667
Localizer Centre – Suite F6
Prince Mohammed bin AbdulAziz Road (Tahliya)
Taxi is the best method to go from King Khaled International Airport to our office.
Drive along the Highway going South then take Exit 13 which is the North Ring Road heading West. Then drive West until you reach King Fahad Road which you will exit on to go South. Then drive South until you reach Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Road (Tahliya)'s exit. At the traffic light, take a left onto Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Road (Tahliya) so you will be heading East. On the 1st Signal (Olaya Road) drive straight ahead until you see Localizer Centre on your right. Turn right on the entrance and park your car. Enter the Centre and walk to the lifts which are located at the back of the building. Take the lift and press 1st floor and look for Suite F6, which will be on your right when you come out of the elevators.