Adam Pierson | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Adam Pierson
Adam Pierson

Adam Pierson

Partner, Riyadh

T +966 11 404 5931

E apierson@whitecase.com

Overview

Adam is a partner in our Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance group.

Adam has advised sponsors, contractors, lenders and governments in relation to large, complex and high-profile infrastructure and project finance transactions, including numerous PPP projects. He has worked across a variety of sectors including energy, petrochemicals, power, rail, real estate, renewables, defence, accommodation, health, education, waste and business process outsourcing.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales

Education

  • CPE, LPC, College of Law, London
  • BA, History, London School of Economics

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Experience

Representation of Saudi Aramco on its US$2.1 billion Air Separation Unit (ASU) project in Jazan, which achieved financial close in June 2015.  Once completed, the project will be the world's largest industrial gas complex. This transaction was recognized as "MENA Petrochemical Deal of the Year 2015" by IJ Global, "Industrial Deal of the Year 2015 (Middle East and Africa)" by Project Finance International (PFI) and “Global Finance Deal of the Year: Projects” by the American Lawyer.

Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with its joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company to build and operate a US$20 billion world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.

Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with the development of an air separation plant for the supply of nitrogen and oxygen to the Sadara Chemical Company Project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with the development of an industrial gas plant for the supply of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and ammonia to the Sadara Chemical Company Project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Saudi Aramco regarding the development of its Jubail II Bulk Plant for the offtake of petroleum and diesel from its joint venture 400 000-barrels-per-day Satorp refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Jeddah Economic Company (the principal shareholder of which is Kingdom Holding) on the financing of its mixed-use real estate development north of Jeddah, including the Kingdom Tower which is to be the world's tallest building.