Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants


14, Ibn Al-Faredh Street
Amman 11180
P.O. box 35267

+962 79 841 5555

+962 6 463 4277

Key contacts:

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 and 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.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Projects
Khaled O. Asfour

Recent case highlights:

  • Acting for Kingsway Capital in connection with the take-private USD1.2Billion acquisition of Al-Eqbal Investments plc, the largest acquisition of a public company in Jordan.
  • Acting for the Joint Lead Managers in connection with the US$2 Billion Eurobond issuance program of the Government of Jordan..
  • Acting for Actis in connection with the acquisition of shares in Yellow Door Energy.
  • Acting for Meridiam in connection with its bids for the Jordan schools PPP project.

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Shipping, Social infrastructure
  • Construction and materials