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Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions

Al Tamimi & Company handles many of the most significant and high-value M&A deals in the Middle East. In regional cross-border transactions we offer an unsurpassed combination of specialist legal skills attuned to Middle Eastern legal systems, and a network of lawyers practising in nine countries in the region.

Our deal capabilities extend across all key work streams in the M&A legal process, including deal negotiation and transaction documents, due diligence and disclosure carve-outs, pre-closing restructuring, regulatory approvals and deal closings for both share and asset transactions.

Our M&A team transacts acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, listed and unlisted mergers and listed takeovers. Our clients include global corporations, GCC listed and private corporations, governmental authorities, business enterprises, private equity firms and financial institutions.

Major deals require the input of an array of specialist legal experts drawn from a range of practice areas.  We are the only true ‘one stop’ law firm in the Arabian Gulf, so we bring to the transactional arena not only a deep bench of corporate lawyers but also specialists in a range of legal fields drawn from the largest legal talent pool based in the region. On any deal we can deliver ‘full-service’ capabilities bolstered our market-leading litigation, employment, property, IP, insurance, TMT and banking practices.

Our clients have access to unsurpassed range of specialist lawyers, all of them practising in the Middle East. This deep specialist expertise and broad regional footprint arms us with capabilities to lead transactional negotiation, to conduct timely and credible due diligence reviews, to execute any restructuring rapidly and to handle regulatory issues and close deals in nine Middle Eastern countries.

Our service offering spans all aspects of M&A practice:

  • Preparing and negotiating acquisition agreements, shareholder agreements and joint ventures;
  • Advising on end deal structures;
  • Conducting legal due diligence reviews (buy-side or sell-side);
  • Merger filings with relevant authorities throughout the region;
  • Advising on Middle Eastern regulatory issues; and
  • Reviewing and implementing pre-closing restructuring.

Meet the Team