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Individual Profile

Asad Abedi

Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co - Jeddah

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  • Post Office Box 6387
  • Jeddah, Mecca Province, Saudi Arabia
  • 21442

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Practice Areas

Capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters

Professional Memberships

New York Bar, 1993. American Bar Association, International Bar Association


University of London, SOAS, Bachelor of Arts, 1985. City University, London, Diploma in Law, 1987. Fordham University, Master of Laws, 1990. Mr. Abedi worked for four years with White & Case in New York, where he specialized in securities law and acquisitions. Since his return to Saudi Arabia in 1994 he has developed his expertise in securities law and acquisitions in addition to advising on general corporate and commercial matters.


Mr Asad Abedi authored "Reforming Saudi Utilities" MENA Guide, 2004, and "Great Expectations of Saudi Arabian Capital Market", Global Banking and Financial Policy Review, 2005, "Public Mergers and Acquisitions in Saudi Arabia" Practical Law, 2011-14. Mr Asad Abedi has co-authored "Saudi Arabia Merger Control", Lexis Nexis, 2014, and "Saudi Arabia Corporate M&A, Law and Practice, 2017.