Doug Peel is White & Case’s Head of the Middle East, leads our Saudi Arabia practice and is a member of our Project Development and Finance practice.
Doug is seconded to The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan, with which White & Case practices in cooperation in Saudi Arabia. Doug has been based in Riyadh since 2012 and has led teams on a number of pioneering and award-winning transactions, including advising Saudi Arabian government ministries on projects in a range of sectors; representing a major Saudi Arabian oilfield services company on M&A, joint venture, corporate governance and other matters; and supporting Saudi Arabia’s National Industrial Clusters Development Program in its drive to diversify the Saudi economy.
Doug is one of White & Case’s most-traveled partners, with insights for clients derived from his experience in White & Case’s New York, Istanbul, Jeddah, London, Moscow, Singapore and Abu Dhabi offices and associated office in Riyadh.
He also spent three years in the Office of General Counsel of the London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Saudi TAQA, ongoing
Doug advises TAQA on M&A, joint venture, corporate governance and other matters.
Saudi government ministries, ongoing
Doug advises a number of Saudi government ministries and agencies on projects in a range of sectors.
National Industrial Clusters Development Program, ongoing
Doug advises the NICDP on major projects and provides support to NICDP's Board.
Eminent Practitioner - Banking & Finance, Chambers & Partners Global - Saudi Arabia, 2022
Leading Individual – Projects and energy, Banking and Finance, The Legal 500 - Saudi Arabia, 2022