Abdulrahman
Hammad

ah_sm

MANAGING PARTNER

A.Hammad@smelaw.com
+971 (0)4 313 2373
Download Vcard

linkedin_pages

Abdulrahman is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and a lawyer. He has worked for a major U.S. law firm in New York concentrating on energy, infrastructure, and project finance work, as well as at the Saudi Aramco Law Department with a practice focusing on project development and M&A. Abdulrahman has started a number of successful businesses in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, and also invests in and sits on the boards of a number of small and midsize businesses around the world.

Admissions

New York State

Education

University of Miami, JD,
Magna Cum Laude Honors.

Southern Illinois University, BSc,
Cum Laude Honors.


Laila G.
Rashid

lr_sm

PARTNER

l.rashid@smelaw.com
+971 (0)4 313 2373
Download Vcard

linkedin_pages

Laila has gained legal experience working for a highly esteemed law firm in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She has also worked as a legal advisor specializing in contracting and construction at major oil and gas companies, handling significant contracts and projects for the construction for energy facilities.

Admissions

New York State

Education

Fordham University, NY, U.S.A,
LLM

Cardiff University, UK,
LLB


Suhaib
Hammad

sh_sm

PARTNER

s.hammad@smelaw.com
+966 (0)12 692 7624
Download Vcard

linkedin_pages

Suhaib joined the law firm of Hammad, Al-Mehdar & Co in 2011. He has a vast array of international legal experience including extensive practice in the United States, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. Suhaib is fluent in Arabic and English, and speaks basic Bahasa Melayu as well.

Admissions

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Education

University of Miami, U.S.A.,
LLM

International Islamic University,
Malaysia,
LLB



Samar
Baharon

lr_sm

ASSOCIATE

samar.baharon@hmco.com.sa
+966 (0)12 692 7624
Download Vcard

linkedin_pages

Samar joined the law firm of Hammad & Al Mehdar in 2013 as an associate. Before joining the firm, she was a trainee in the legal department of an American financial company and the corporate department of a British law firm in Paris. Samar’s areas of practice are corporate, banking & finance and capital markets.

Education

Panthéon-Assas Paris II, France
LLM

Panthéon-Assas Paris II, France
Maîtrise (LLB)
Panthéon-Assas Paris II, France
Licence


Samy
Elsheikh

lr_sm

ASSOCIATE

s.elsheikh@SMELaw.com
+ 971 (0) 4 313 2050
Download Vcard

Samy is a qualified Egyptian lawyer. Prior joining SME law, Samy has worked in international and top tier law firms in Doha, Qatar and Cairo, Egypt. Samy specializes in corporate commercial laws, day to day commercial advisory work and mergers & acquisitions.

Admissions

Egypt

Education

Bachelor of Law
Institut de Droit des Affaires Internationales – Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne in association with Cairo University

Master degree in International Business Law
Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne University


Hassan
Zawawi

lr_sm

ASSOCIATE

Hassan.zawawi@hmco.com.sa
+920004626

Hassan joined Hammad & Al-Mehdar in 2016 as an associate. Before joining the firm, Hassan trained at an international law firm in London and is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales. He is a member of our corporate team with a particular focus on corporate transactions and private wealth clients. Hassan also has experience working on multi-jurisdictional corporate transactions.

Education

Business degree in business management
Bryant University USA

LLB and LLM in International Commercial Law
Cardiff University