Faris Al Amoudi


Bars & Courts: Saudi Arabia and England & Wales


  • LPC, BPP Law School, London
  • LLM, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
  • LLB (Hons), City, University of London
  • BSc, Biology Pre-medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

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.