Omar Iqbal is a corporate partner in the firm's Riyadh office. Omar has 15+ years of experience as a private practice lawyer in Saudi Arabia and has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a "Next Generation Partner" for Saudi Arabia (2022).
Omar's core area of work is transactional, focusing on private M&A and joint ventures and combines both significant international corporate experience with extensive local Saudi specific experience. Omar has advised clients on issues involving: Company law; securities law; banking law; telecom law; healthcare; education; entertainment; privatization; foreign investment and real estate.
Having spent time in-house with Samba Financial Group, Omar is able to combine legal advice with commercial pragmatism and this has helped build longstanding and trusted client relationships.
Omar's skills include: Corporate commercial matters focusing on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign direct investment in Saudi Arabia, establishment of Authorised Persons and private placements.