Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants


14 Ibn Al-Faredh Street
Amman 11180
PO Box 35267

+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: 30
Network memberships: Energy Law Group
Languages: Arabic, English

The firm is the leading Jordanian law firm and was established in Nazareth, Palestine, by the late Sharif Ali Zu’bi in 1921.  The firm offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice and is heavily involved in most major transactions in Jordan, with special emphasis on foreign investment, joint ventures, acquisitions, government and infrastructure projects, project finance, privatization and PPPs, in addition to handling major commercial litigation and arbitration matters. The firm's broad practice areas also include business and corporate, banking and finance, construction, employment and labour, and taxation.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets
  • Competition
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Trade finance

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Projects:
Khaled O. Asfour

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Acting for Amazon in connection with the acquisition of;
  • Acting for an international fund in connection with the acquisition of the entirety of shares in two solar power generating companies in Jordan;
  • Acting for the successful bidder in connection with the agreement for the construction and operation of a state of the art slaughter house facility with the Greater Amman Municipality;
  • Represented Eesti Energia AS and Enefit in connection with the establishment and project financing of an oil shale fired power generation plant - Transaction value of approximately US$2 billion;
  • Acting on behalf of JP Morgan and the other managers in connection with the second sovereign non-guaranteed Eurobond issue by the Government of Jordan.


  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms