Biography

Lina Samaha is an associate in the Litigation practice based in Jeddah. Prior to joining the Litigation department, she worked for the Corporate Commercial department at Al Tamimi & Co. for more than 2 years.

Lina is a graduate from Dar Al-Hekma University and admitted to the Egyptian Bar Association since July 2019. She is fluent in both Arabic and English.

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Recent Experience

  • Advising an Indian multinational entity in acquiring a chemical blending company and factories from Vision Invest (ACWA Holdings) and on its subsequent JV arrangements.
  • Advising one of the leading regional contractor group in the Middle East in relation to on-going investigations by the General Authority for Competition and potential violations to the Competition Law in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising a multinational online travel company in relation to its acquisition of the largest Saudi online travel company.
  • Advising one of the leading international food companies in collecting its debts from distributors in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advised Mylan and Upjohn, as two of the leading pharmaceuticals in relation to generic drugs, and made competition filings in Saudi Arabia for their proposed global merger.
  • Advising a European listed food group on its acquisition of a food manufacturing entity in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advised Siemens and Alstom, as two major players in the mobility sector, and made the competition filings in Saudi Arabia for their proposed global merger.
  • Advising a world renowned French fireworks display company on its potential JV in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising one of the biggest merchant families in Saudi Arabia in relation to restructuring its group.
  • Advising GCC and foreign investors in relation to entering the Saudi Arabian market and incorporating their KSA subsidiaries.
  • Advising one of the largest real estate development company on different legal matters, including debt collection.
  • Advising a British Shareholder of a Saudi listed insurance and reinsurance company in relation to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority laws and regulations.

Language(s)

  • Arabic
  • English

Education

2017 – Bachelor of Law (LLB), Dar Al-Hekma University

Admission

2019 – Egyptian Bar Association

Practice(s)