Alec Johnson

Partner, Riyadh


“Riyadh-based Alec Johnson and Ivan Paskal are also key names to note”.
Projects & Energy, Saudi Arabia Legal 500, 2021


Alec Johnson is a partner in our Project Development and Finance group who is seconded to The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan, with which White & Case practices in cooperation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Alec advises state-owned companies, sponsors, lenders and procurers on complex, multijurisdictional projects across a variety of sectors. Before moving to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alec worked in our London and New York offices.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Emory University School of Law
Georgetown University


Saudi Civil Aviation Holding Company (MATARAT Holding) in relation to corporatization and asset transfer for Jeddah Airport.

Saudi Aramco with the development of residential compounds and ancillary facilities to be located at various points along the East-West pipeline in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco in connection with a project to upgrade and operate on a BOOT basis industrial wastewater treatment facilities at Ras Tanura Refinery.

Saudi Aramco with respect to development of a parking structure in the Dhahran Core Area and office buildings and related facilities in the Energy Industrial City.

the lenders to El Seif in their bid to undertake wave 1 of the Saudi schools PPP.

Saudi Aramco as lead counsel on the structuring, tendering, development and financing of the 2,500+ unit Fadhili residential camp, to be developed on a build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) basis. This project, which closed in January 2018, was a "first-of-its-kind" transaction in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco in connection with various projects being procured, developed and project financed on a BOOT basis, as well as various matters relating to Saudi Aramco's joint ventures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

the Mandated Lead Arrangers in connection with the SAR 2.15 billion Islamic project financing for the construction of a new petrochemicals complex in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This deal was recognized as "MENA Petrochemicals Deal of the Year" by IJ Global (2018).

Saudi Aramco on the development and financing for the US$8 billion expansion of an existing, world-scale petroleum refining and petrochemicals complex in Rabigh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This deal was named "Middle East and Africa Petrochemical Deal of the Year" by Project Finance International.