Maha Alali

Associate, Abu Dhabi



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
Legal Practice Course
University of Law
University of Exeter


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.