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Abbas Sharif

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Abbas is an associate in the firm's global transactional corporate and commercial group based in Riyadh and is an English qualified lawyer.

Working across multiple jurisdictions, Abbas assists both international and regional clients in a range of industry sectors, including energy and infrastructure, banks/financial institutions, industrial, commodities and mining.

Abbas has a wide range of experience of advising on M&A, cross-border acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and strategic investments and reorganisations and restructurings.

Abbas has lived, studied and worked in a variety of jurisdictions including Somalia, Kenya, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, UK and the UAE. He speaks English, Somali, Swahili and Arabic.

Recent work includes:

•Acting for a state-owned energy company on the disposal of a 20% interest to investors, including structuring the deal, carrying due diligence and reporting and preparing heads of terms and the sale documents.

•Advising a multinational bank on the sale of an interest in a syndicated loan facility and the challenge by a third party of the validity of the sale, in relation to a large transport and water infrastructure projects.

•Preparing MOUs, strategic partnership agreements and referral agreement templates for a global financial advisory services company.

•Utilising various technologies including AI program in due diligence, transaction eBibling, contract review and document automation software to achieve business efficiency, generate cost savings for clients and meet clients' legal needs.

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Abbas is an associate in the firm's global transactional corporate and commercial group based in Riyadh and is an English qualified lawyer.

Working across multiple jurisdictions, Abbas assists both international and regional clients in a range of industry sectors, including energy and infrastructure, banks/financial institutions, industrial, commodities and mining.

Abbas has a wide range of experience of advising on M&A, cross-border acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and strategic investments and reorganisations and restructurings.

Abbas has lived, studied and worked in a variety of jurisdictions including Somalia, Kenya, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, UK and the UAE. He speaks English, Somali, Swahili and Arabic.

Recent work includes:

•Acting for a state-owned energy company on the disposal of a 20% interest to investors, including structuring the deal, carrying due diligence and reporting and preparing heads of terms and the sale documents.

•Advising a multinational bank on the sale of an interest in a syndicated loan facility and the challenge by a third party of the validity of the sale, in relation to a large transport and water infrastructure projects.

•Preparing MOUs, strategic partnership agreements and referral agreement templates for a global financial advisory services company.

•Utilising various technologies including AI program in due diligence, transaction eBibling, contract review and document automation software to achieve business efficiency, generate cost savings for clients and meet clients' legal needs.

Riyadh

Mohammed Alkhliwi Law Firm
Level 29, Tower B, Olaya Towers
Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Road
Riyadh 12213
Saudi Arabia

Office Telephone: +966 11 297 8030
Office Fax: +32 2 643 3488

Direct Dial (Riyadh): +971 2 235 4910

Mobile: +971 52 173 7056

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