Reem Albakr

Associate, Riyadh



Reem AlBakr is an associate in The Law Office of Megren M. Al-Shaalan, with which White & Case practices in cooperation in Saudi Arabia.

Reem specializes in corporate matters, in particular mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and debt conversions. She regularly advises clients on corporate, antitrust, Saudi regulatory, capital markets and employment matters. Reem also advises Saudi government entities in relation to its projects. Reem has experience in representation of on multijurisdictional corporate restructuring and foreign investment mandates.

Bars and Courts
Saudi Arabia
Master of Laws (LLM)
Georgetown University
Prince Sultan University


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

Representation of Kentech Corporate Holdings Limited, an investee company of leading energy investment firm Blue Water Energy, on its agreement to acquire the oil & gas business of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.'s Resources Division. SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian publicly listed entity (SCN:CN).

Representatation of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) in relation to a number of its joint ventures.

Representation of UEM Edgenta Bhd in relation to a possible entry to the Saudi market and entry into one or more joint ventures in the healthcare/infrastructure sector in KSA.

Representation of Central Arriyadh Development Company on a variety of tasks including: advising management on legal risks and mitigation strategy; developing and reviewing CADC's key legal documents such as by-laws, employment contracts, RFPs and other standard and non-standard agreements to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and minimize legal risks.

Representation of the shareholders of Ma'arif Holding Company for Education and Training (the largest owner and operator of private schools in Saudi Arabia) in relation of the sale of 100 percent of their shareholding to GEMS Education and Hassana Investment Company.

Representatation of the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) on its US$5 billion rights issuance.

Representation of the shareholders of a Saudi company in the Food Industry on the sale of some of their shareholding for SAR 107 million.

Representation in connection with the first CMA approved debt conversion matter of SAR 367 million.