Yazeed Altoaimi

Yazeed has extensive experience in Saudi Arabia and advises clients regularly in complex cross-border and domestic public and private projects and transactions. Yazeed is a qualified lawyer in Saudi Arabia, licensed by the Ministry of Justice and is a member of the Saudi Arabian Bar Association.

Yazeed works closely with government stakeholders on various National Transformation Program initiatives and 2030 Vision projects, including the structuring and drafting of a number of regulations and policies.

Yazeed’s experience also includes privatization, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate and Capital Markets matters as well as commercial disputes.

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.

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 and banking treasury products 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, Shariah compliant Murabaha placements, Shariah compliant treasury structured products and MTN and Sukuk issuances both in the GCC and Europe.

Faris has advised SAMA and the KSA Treasurers Banks Committee on complex financial structuring/regulatory matters in the KSA, including on the KSA benchmark regulatory changes and IBOR Migration legal and Shariah solutions and structures. Faris has also advised SAMA on drafting the Master Repo (Double Wa’ad) Agreement and is currently advising SAMA on other financial regulatory matters.

Previously, Faris practiced in the London, Dubai and Riyadh offices of White Case LLP for over 6 years and the London, Bahrain and Dubai offices of Norton Rose Fulbright for over 6 Years.

Faris speaks both English and Arabic with native fluency and is able to negotiate and draft legal documents in both languages.

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.

Norah Alshahrani

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

Norah ’s practice focuses on dispute resolution and regulatory. She has significant experience representing local and international clients in high profile litigation and arbitration cases in a wide range of industries, including real estate, telecommunication, construction, aviation, energy and financial services.

Norah also advises government entities on regulatory projects, legislative drafting and public policy and compliance matters.