Tariq Abbadi

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Mr. Tariq Al-Abbadi is an Executive Director of Al-Dabbagh Group

Mr. Tariq Al-Abbadi is the Chief Legal Officer of Al-Dabbagh Group. He holds a an LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Kent, Canterbury in the United Kingdom and an LLM and LLB from the University of Jordan. Mr. Al-Abbadi began his career at the International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW) in Amman, Jordan in 2000 before joining Baker Botts L.L.P in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as an associate in 2004. After two and a half years, he joined King & Spalding L.L.P. in 2006 and later moved to Dewey & LeBoeuf L.L.P. where he became a partner in their Saudi office. He joined Al-Dabbagh Group in 2011.

Mr. Al-Abbadi has extensive experience as a corporate, private equity and capital markets lawyer and has published widely in legal journals. He is a member of the Jordan Bar Association and is licensed to work as legal counsel in Saudi Arabia. Amongst various awards and recognitions, he has been cited as Outstanding Middle East Attorney in the Global Broker and Underwriter’s Legal Leaders, 2008, and nominated as a Legal Expert in the Banking and Finance and Corporate and M&A arenas in the Legal Experts-Europe, Middle East & Africa.

He has been a Board Member of Al-Dabbagh Group since 2011. He also serves as a director of many subsidiaries and affiliates of Al- Dabbagh Group, in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere.