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

Key contacts:

Senior Partner: Sharif Ali Zu’bi
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Managing Partner: Khaled Asfour
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Quick facts:

Partners: 5
Other fee earners: 23
Languages: Arabic, English

The firm, which was established in Nazareth, Palestine, in 1921 by the late Sharif Ali Zu’bi, is a leading Jordanian law firm. The firm is involved in substantially all major transactions in Jordan with special emphasis on foreign investment, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, government and infrastructure projects, and privatisation, in addition to handling major commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm was founded on a commitment to ethical personal service and valued legal counsel, and after 96 years this has not changed.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project finance

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Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Eesti Energia AS and Enefit on the development of a 470MW oil share fired power generation project in Jordan;
  • Advising Adenium Energy Capital on the development of a 15MW self-generation solar project for Lafarge Jordan’s cement plant in Jordan;
  • Advising Neoen International on the development of a 22MW to 33MW solar wheeling and pooling project for Orange Telecom Group in Jordan;
  • Advising Qatar National Bank S.A.Q in its capacity as Facility Agent on the sale of Arab Bank shares owned by Oger Middle East (Holdings) SAL;
  • Advising Dubai Aerospace Enterprise on the acquisition of 80% shareholding in Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Company.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Natural resources
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms