Ahmed is a market-leading financial services lawyer specializing in debt finance, Islamic finance, real estate finance, public and infrastructure finance, debt restructuring, financial regulatory compliance and institutional investment management.
He represents leading financial institutions, such as commercial banks, investment banks, asset managers, multilateral development banks and EXIM banks. He also acts for institutional investors, borrowers and issuers, such as sovereign wealth funds, government-related entities, real estate developers, telecommunication service providers and ultra-high net worth family offices across all industries, while maintaining strong working relationships with financial regulators and central banks in the Middle East.
He has been lead counsel on high-profile debt restructurings during COVID-19, the global financial crisis and oil price variations. He has also advised on numerous initiatives relating to Saudi Vision 2030.
Ahmed is recognized by the The Legal 500 in the “Leading Individual” category for Banking & Finance and as a “key practitioner”. The Islamic Finance News Law Poll recognizes him as a “Leading Lawyer” in the categories of banking and capital markets, cross-border finance and structured finance.
Financial Services: Debt Finance and Islamic Finance
Institutional Investors and Compliance
Public and Infrastructure Finance
Real Estate – Finance and Investment
*Some of the experience represented here may have been handled at a previous firm.