Hosam Ibn Ghaith

Hosam Ibn Ghaith

Partner

Hosam is Co-Managing Partner of Saudi Arabia and specialises in Saudi corporate and commercial law across a range of sectors including petrochemicals and energy, financial institutions and private capital.

Prior to joining the firm, Hosam spent six years as General Counsel at the investment management arm of a government agency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, giving him an exceptionally client-centric and commercial approach. Hosam also practised at two leading Saudi Arabian law firms operating at the time in cooperation with the firm.

Hosam has spent almost 15 years advising companies and government institutions on complex, high-value transactions and disputes in Saudi Arabia.

Experience

Representative matters

The arrangers and dealers on the establishment of Saudi Aramco’s debut sukuk programme and the issuance of the first series thereunder.

A group of financial institutions as joint lead managers in connection with the SAR3.9bn sukuk issue by the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri).

Dussur on a SAR1bn (USD267m) joint venture agreement with a multinational conglomerate to build gas turbines in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The mandated lead arrangers on a SAR9bn redrawable facility for the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden).

The Saudi Arabian Football Federation on its landmark SAR1bn broadcasting deal with the MBC Group.

Qualifications

Academic

University of California Hastings College of the Law, 2009 

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder (Distinction), 2004

Languages

Arabic, English
Riyadh
We practise in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) through Allen & Overy Law Firm, a Simplified Joint Stock Company registered in the KSA with CR no. 1010987293 (paid up capital 100,000 SAR) and registered office at Servcorp, Laysen Valley, Building 13, Level 2, Salim Ibn Abi Bakr Shaikan, Umm Al Hamam Al Gharbi, Riyadh 12329, Saudi Arabia.
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A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.