Ali Sharif Zu'bi Advocates & Legal Consultants


14 Ibn Al-Faredh Street
PO Box 35267
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: 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 First Abu Dhabi Bank in connection with the sale of its Jordanian branches to Societe Generale de Banque Jordan.
  • Acting for Kingsway Capital in connection with its US$250 million acquisition of a substantial shareholding in Al-Eqbal Investment Company PLC.
  • Acting for Mid Group and its consortium partners in connection with the proposed slaughterhouse project by the Greater Amman Municipality on a BOT basis. 
  • Acting for AMEA Power and Philadelphia Solar in connection with the 50MW solar power PV project within the second round of bidding within the direct proposal regime of the Government of Jordan. 
  • Acting for China Tianying Inc. in connection with the development of a solid waste to energy facility to be located in Amman and the negotiation with the procurer of the project, Greater Amman Municipality. 
  • Acting for Adenium Capital in connection with the development and financing of a 15MW self-generation solar plant for LaFarge 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