Ahmed represents clients on complex cross-border, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and joint venture transactions in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. He also advises several governments in the Middle East on large-scale energy projects and energy legislation.
In addition, Ahmed has substantial experience advising on complex project finance and development matters in the Middle East and the Caspian region, including multisourced financings, such as those involving ECA/multilateral and Islamic finance. Ahmed also works with the international dispute resolution team on matters in the region where his deep understanding in regional legal systems and commercial transactions assists the client’s litigation or settlement efforts. He has extensive knowledge of the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia, where he lived for more than 16 years. Ahmed is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Dubai office.