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Khalid Garousha

Partner

Abu Dhabi

Garousha Khalid
Khalid Garousha

Partner

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)

News & insights

industry

News: 09 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy advises the bank syndicate on ADNOC’s successful raise of USD 1.64 billion through innovative share sale and exchangeable bond structure

Allen & Overy has advised the global coordinators and bookrunners in connection with the simultaneous (i) offering by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (“ADNOC”) of approximately 375 million shares in…

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News: 20 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy to host virtual Middle East Academy

Series of webinars provides inhouse legal counsel in the Middle East with an understanding of the key legal and practical issues that are relevant in the GCC. 

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The M&A landscape in 2021: A global picture

Publications: 29 JANUARY 2021

The M&A landscape in 2021: A global picture

The global M&A market staged a remarkable recovery in the second half of last year, despite an escalating pandemic and deep political turmoil. As 2021 begins, we identify the most significant trends…

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UAE Federal Companies Law amended to allow 100% foreign ownership

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

UAE Federal Companies Law amended to allow 100% foreign ownership

Federal Decree-Law No. 26 of 2020 (the Decree) has been issued, introducing significant amendments to Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on Commercial Companies (the CCL).

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Office

Abu Dhabi

Allen & Overy LLP
5th Floor, Al Mamoura Building B, Muroor Road
Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 7907

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997

Academic

LLB, Law, Sheffield University, 1993

The College Of Law, London, 1995