Robert Vydra

Robert Vydra is a partner in our Saudi Arabian Capital Markets practice. He has been practising in Saudi Arabia since 2007 and has worked on several dozen public and private offerings of securities. Many of the IPOs and other offerings on which Robert has worked rank among the largest and most high-profile securities offerings in the Saudi market.

Robert regularly provides advice on innovative and “first-ever” deals, such as the first Rule 144A securities offering out of Saudi Arabia, the first securities offering out of the GCC qualifying as Lower Tier II capital for regulatory purposes or the first public takeover transaction in Saudi Arabia.

Pursuant to Chambers Global, “Robert Vydra is commended for his knowledge of Islamic capital markets and his vast experience of public and private securities. He is notably proficient in handling matters concerning the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)”

Mansour Alobaidallah

Mansour is specialized in corporate and capital markets. Mansour advises and represents government stakeholders, Saudi and international clients.
Mansour’s practice focuses primely on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, competition, investment funds, general corporate, foreign investments, commercial disputes and employment matters. Mansour also has significant experience advising clients on real estate developments, franchises and agencies, e-commerce and logistics businesses, information technology services, corporate governance, and other commercial matters.
Mansour is a qualified lawyer in Saudi Arabia, licensed by the Ministry of Justice and is a member of the Saudi Arabian Bar Association.

Yasser Alkhelaiwi

Yasser Alkhelaiwi is a counsel in our Saudi Arabian Capital Markets practice. He has extensive experience in advising regional clients in the securities and equity capital markets transactions in Saudi Arabia. In addition, Yasser’s experience also includes advising clients in relation to mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law, governance and restructuring matters, and litigation.

Yasser is a qualified lawyer in Saudi Arabia, licensed by the Ministry of Justice and is a member of the Saudi Arabian Bar Association.

Anna Leung

Anna Leung is a counsel in our Capital Markets practice. She has advised both issuers and managers on a range of capital markets transactions including IPOs, debt capital markets transactions, project bonds and securitisation.

Anna has worked on many high-profile transactions including the first Rule 144a securities offering by Saudi Aramco, Saudi Aramco’s iconic IPO, the first Sukuk offering by the Kingdom’s Ministry of Finance and the first 144a corporate bond offering by a Kuwaiti corporate.

Nora Alouda

Nora is an associate in our Capital Markets and Corporate practices. She advises Saudi and international clients on broad array of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings (IPO) on the Main Market and Parallel Market, rights issues and direct listings. Nora’s broad industry experience includes the oil and gas, financial services, manufacturing, power, F&B and agriculture sectors.

Nora also regularly advices publicly traded companies on general corporate and securities law matters, including corporate governance issues, reporting obligations, and Stock Exchange and Capital Market Authority rules and regulations.

Faisal Alfuraih

Faisal is a corporate and capital markets associate. Faisal advises Saudi and international clients on corporate M&A, corporate restructuring and joint ventures, in addition to advising fund managers on the structuring, establishment and operation of public and private investment funds.

Rema Almadhi

Reema has an experience in the Capital Market transactions and deals with all issues related to the Saudi Capital Markets Law and its implementing regulations. Reema’s experience includes preparing prospectuses and legal due diligence reports. Also, conducting legal research by utilizing various resources.

Reem Almeshari

Reem is an associate that assists Saudi and international clients on Equity Capital Markets transactions including direct listings, initial public offerings, and other securities offerings. Reem's experience also includes advising procurers, lenders, sponsors and the government in relation to project finance transactions.

Saleh Alsayari

Saleh is engaged as a Trainee Associate in our Capital Markets and Corporate departments, providing guidance to a diverse clientele from both the Saudi and international spheres. He specialises in advising on a broad spectrum of capital market transactions, with a particular focus on initial public offerings (IPOs). His work in IPOs encompasses detailed preparation and execution strategies for companies aiming to list on both the Main Market and Parallel Market, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and maximising investor interest. Additionally, he handles rights issues and direct listings.

Saleh possesses profound industry knowledge across numerous sectors, including oil and gas, financial services, manufacturing, power, food and beverage, and agriculture, thereby contributing invaluable insight and expertise to our team.

Shoug AlShaiban

Shoug is a driven Trainee Associate in our Equity Capital Markets Practice, focusing on Initial Public Offering of both Main and Parallel Markets. Shoug has experience in assisting clients to facilitate the process of an IPO and ensures outstanding quality work in Legal Due Diligence Reports and Prospectuses.

Aljoharah Altuwaijri

Aljoharah is an Associate in the capital markets practice, she assists issuers on equity capital markets transactions such as initial public offerings (IPOs), on the main and parallel market, by conducting legal due diligence exercises and drafting bilingual prospectuses, in both English and Arabic.

Aljoharah obtained her Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Prince Sultan University with honors. She is currently training to become a licensed lawyer in Saudi Arabia.