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Khalid Garousha


Abu Dhabi

Garousha Khalid
Khalid Garousha


Abu Dhabi

Khalid is the Regional Managing Partner for Allen & Overy in the Middle East and Turkey. He has been in the UAE since 2000 and is one of the region’s most highly regarded and well respected M&A and ECM practitioners. Khalid is experienced in general corporate and corporate finance work, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity work, international equity offerings and IPOs.

Khalid was recently ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Global 2021 across four separate categories: Corporate/M&A (UAE), Capital Markets (UAE), Corporate/M&A (Middle East) and Capital Markets (Middle East).

“Khalid Garousha has a very commercial approach to the law and is one of the best in the region. He’s a go-to guy for advice and expertise.” Chambers Global 2020 (Middle East, Corporate/M&A)

“Khalid Garousha is a smooth operator, very diplomatic and intellectually elegant in how he formulates ideas.” Chambers Global 2020 (Middle East, Capital Markets)

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Publications: 28 July 2022

Equity capital markets in 2022: Europe cools, the Middle East heats up. What next?

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Abu Dhabi

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997


LLB, Law, Sheffield University, 1993

The College Of Law, London, 1995