Mohammed Assayed

Head of M&A and Restructuring

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Mohammed is a senior member of the corporate department with over a decade of experience in the UAE. His expertise spans corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, finance and banking.

Known for his strategic input in complex commercial transactions, Mohammad is regularly sought after by clients, particularly for his advice on ensuring that transactions are well structured and meet commercial goals.

Prior to joining, Mohammed worked as a legal advisor in the corporate department of an international investment bank specialising in M&A. Previously, Mohammed led the investment portfolio of a leading investment company in the UAE. He managed a multi-billion dollar investment platform across the MENA region where he advised on capital markets and private equity. Amongst various other matters, Mohammed effectively and successfully advised on a USD 650 million merger.

Mohammed is known and highly regarded by clients for his perspective and insights into the commercial workings of transactions and his ability to analyse such transactions from both a legal and commercial point of view. To his advantage, he has meticulous attention to detail, a key factor in his success. Mohammed has an in-depth understanding of local UAE corporate and commercial laws and how they work in practice, a powerful tool for any practicing UAE lawyer.

Mohammed has an LLM in Financial & Commercial Law from Kings College London, Graduate Diploma in Law from the BPP Law School, London and an MBA from New York University. He is fluent in English and Arabic.

  • Corporate law
  • Commercial law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Finance
  • Banking 

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