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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 2020 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

A plane taking off against a morning sky

News: 04 DECEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises global leading tourism group TUI with respect to a financing package of EUR1.8 billion

Allen & Overy has advised global leading tourism company TUI AG, premium listed on the London Stock Exchange and in Germany, with respect to a financing package of EUR1.8 billion. The package has been…

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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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Khalid Garousha headshot

News: 09 NOVEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy announces Khalid Garousha as regional managing partner for the Middle East and Turkey

Allen & Overy has appointed Khalid Garousha as the new regional managing partner for the Middle East and Turkey. Khalid succeeds Ian Ingram-Johnson who has held the position since November 2016. Ian…

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Publications: 22 APRIL 2020

Transacting in the time of Coronavirus

The current Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic presents a number of unique challenges for dealmakers.  Accepted truths and processes need to be challenged and adapted for the current circumstances.

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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