Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants


14 Ibn Al-Faredh Street
Amman 11180

+962 79 841 5555

+962 6 463 4277

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Managing Partner: Khaled Asfour
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 25
Number of partners: 5
Network memberships: Energy Law Group
Languages: Arabic, English

Founded by the late Sharif Ali Zu'bi in 1921 as a boutique law firm in Nazareth, Palestine, Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants is the premier law firm of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The firm offers a full range of quality legal services and its highly regarded capabilities extend to virtually all areas of practice, including corporate, commercial, banking, finance, regulatory, litigation, and arbitration matters. The firm has particular strength in foreign investments, joint ventures, M&A, government and infrastructure projects, project finance, privatisation, PPPs, as well as enforcements of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.

  • Capital markets
  • Banking and finance
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Labour and employment
  • Tax
  • Private equity
  • Regulatory
  • Intellectual property
  • Investment funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Projects:
Khaled O. Asfour

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Acting for Kingsway Capital in connection with the take-private USD1.2 Billion acquisition of Al-Eqbal Investments plc, the largest acquisition of a public company in Jordan.
  • Acting for Hikma Pharmaceuticals in connection with its US$500 million Eurobond issuance.
  • Acting for Bank Audi in connection with the sale of its Jordanian and Iraqi branches to Capital Bank of Jordan and its Iraqi subsidiary.
  • Acting for Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant Company in connection with its negotiations with the Government of Jordan with respect to the 2nd expansion of its wastewater treatment plant.

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications