Haitham is a bilingual partner with extensive international and regional experience in general corporate and corporate finance work including joint ventures, private equity, cross-border M&A and debt & equity capital markets transactions. Haitham has been in the UAE since 2013 and is highly experienced in regional M&A and private equity investments. Haitham’s Middle Eastern background and understanding of the culture enables him to structure and execute local and regional transactions seamlessly.
Prior to moving to the Middle East five years ago, Haitham was with another leading international law firm where he spent seven years working in its London, Singapore and Hong Kong offices advising on headline international corporate transactions across Asia and Australia.
Simmons & Simmons:
From our offices in major business and financial centres throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we view the world through the lens of our key sectors: asset management and investment funds, energy and infrastructure, financial institutions, life sciences and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT).
For our clients this means they benefit from a law firm fully focused on their sector, wholly understanding of the challenges that they face and completely tuned in to their needs.
Over the decades we have been careful to build our international presence using a combination of local lawyers with demonstrable local knowledge and fully integrated teams acting together at a global level.