Maha Alali

Associate, Abu Dhabi

Biography

Overview

Maha is an associate in our Project Development and Finance Group based in Abu Dhabi.

Maha’s experience includes advising clients in relation to corporate M&A, fund and private equity transactions. Maha is a UAE national and is fluent in both Arabic and English.

Before joining White & Case, Maha worked for a leading US law firm.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Legal Practice Course
Moorgate
University of Law
LLB
University of Exeter
Languages
Arabic
English

Experience

Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with intellectual property licenses for a refining and petrochemical complex valued at more than US$10 billion.

Representation of Emirates Water & Electricity Company (EWEC) in connection with the proposed 2GW PV2 Solar IPP in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Representation of a leading regional sovereign wealth fund in numerous multibillion-dollar fund, investment, and co-investment transactions.*

Representation of Silk Road Fund's subsidiary CVXF in its acquisition of a 49% stake in ACWA Power Renewable Energy that owns a number of renewable energy assets across the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.*

Representation of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and TPG Capital in connection with their US$1.2 billion joint equity investment into UPL Corporation Limited (UPLC), a wholly- Representation of owned subsidiary and the international arm of UPL Limited.*

Representation of McDonald's in the US$2.08 billion formation of a joint venture company with CITIC Limited and The Carlyle Group that will act as master franchisee responsible for McDonald's business in mainland China and Hong Kong.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case.