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 six years with White & Case in New York, where he specialized in asset- and project finance and cross-border joint ventures. Since his return to Saudi Arabia in 1994 he has practised within his areas of specialisation in a Saudi context.
BORN:   1963

University of London, Queen Mary College, Bachelor of Laws, 1985
New York University, Master of Laws, 1987

ADMITTED:   Called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Middle Temple, 1988,
New York Bar, 1989
Saudi Arabia, 2001
MEMBER:   Middle Temple, International Bar Association
PUBLICATIONS:   (Co-author) "Banking Laws of Saudi Arabia",
New York Law Journal, 1990
PRACTICE:   Project Finance, Banking

Head of department Ali Abedi receives strong recognition for his knowledge of significant financings in the country. Sources appreciate that he is "thorough and has useful project finance experience."

"Chambers Global 2016"


"Ali is a terrific lawyer, who is responsive anytime. He not only identifies issues, but also solutions. He is always professional and courteous. A joy to work with."

"IFLR 1000 2015"





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