Zeyad Y. AlSalloum

Zeyad’s experience cuts across different practice areas and includes advising private sector and government clients in relation to large, complex and high-profile transactions and projects.

In addition, Zeyad’s experience also includes advising clients in relation to equity and debt capital markets, banking and finance and corporate law.

Mishari A. S. Alabbad

Mishari represents corporate clients and financial institutions on a variety of corporate and securities business matters, with a particular focus on the formation of and investments in investment funds and joint ventures.

Being a partner in our Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A and Real Estate practices, Mishari advises clients on a wide range of real estate transactions and provides general corporate counseling.

Faris Al Amoudi

Faris Al Amoudi is a banking and Islamic finance Partner at STAT Law Firm. Faris has been involved in a range of banking (conventional and Islamic) and debt capital markets experience including advising large corporate entities, investment banking clients and governments and government related entities in relation to sovereign lending, corporate financing, debt restructuring, acquisition financing, real estate financing, investment grade lending, Islamic derivatives and MTN and Sukuk issuances both in the GCC and Europe.

Faris has given speeches at conferences in the MENA region, including a seminar hosted by the Dubai International Financial Centre on the impact of Basel III on capital markets deals (conventional and Islamic) and a seminar in Egypt on the practical aspects of sukuk transactions sponsored by the Egyptian Ministry of Finance and the Islamic Development Bank.

Prior to the establishment of STAT Law Firm, Faris practiced in the Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh offices of White and Case LLP for over 6 years. Prior to joining White and Case LLP, Faris qualified and practiced in the London and Dubai offices of Norton Rose Fulbright for over 4 – 5 years. He speaks both English and Arabic with native fluency, and is able to negotiate and draft legal documents in both languages.

Faris is a qualified lawyer in England & Wales.

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)”