Yasser K. Riad | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Yasser Riad
 Yasser Riad

Yasser K. Riad

Associate, Abu Dhabi

T +971 2 611 3420

E yriad@whitecase.com

Overview

Yasser K. Riad is an associate in our Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group based in the UAE. Yasser has experience advising sponsors, lenders and other stakeholders in project finance, infrastructure, transportation and power transactions in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Before moving to Abu Dhabi, Yasser was based in our New York (2008–2010), Beijing (2011–2012) and Riyadh (2012–2013) offices.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD, Harvard Law School
  • BA, Rutgers University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Representation of the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) as lead counsel in connection with the development of a power generation and reverse osmosis water desalination project in the UAE.

Representation of Saudi Aramco (the Saudi Arabian state-owned oil company) in connection with the structuring of a joint venture with The Dow Chemical Company to implement a world-scale integrated refining and petrochemical complex at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

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 butanol plant for the supply of butanol to the Sadara Chemical Company Project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with the development of a sea water reverse osmosis plant for the supply of industrial water to the Sadara Chemical Company Project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.