Reem Albakr

Associate, Riyadh



Reem is an associate in the Law Firm of AlSalloum and AlToaimi, with which White & Case practices in association. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at a magic circle Law Firm.

Reem specializes in corporate and securities matters, in particular mergers and acquisitions and debt conversions. She also regularly advises clients on joint ventures, Saudi regulatory and employment matters. Reem has experience in advising on multi-jurisdiction corporate restructuring and other transactions.

Reem is a Saudi Arabian qualified lawyer. Reem speaks both English and Arabic with native fluency, and is able to negotiate and draft legal documents in both languages.

Bars and Courts
Licensed to practise in Saudi Arabia
Master of Laws (LLM)
Georgetown University
Prince Sultan University


Advising on the first CMA approved debt conversion matter for an amount of SAR 367 million, including due diligence reviews and drafting the circular.

Assisting on BAE Systems reorganisation of its portfolio of interests in a number of industrial companies in Saudi Arabia and a reorganisation of its joint venture agreements with its existing partners.

Advising on merger and acquisition matters related to the sectors of, food and beverage, education, and Industrial.

Assisting in relation to the acquisition of a stake in one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the Middle East.

Advising and assisting on a number of foreign investors with regard to investing in Saudi Arabia.

Advising various multinational companies and local companies on a wide range of corporate and commercial agreements, including in relation to labour laws, operation and maintenance in Saudi Arabia.

Advising on a financing arrangement for an amount of SAR 250 million for a real-estate company.