Stephen Matthews


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The "outstanding" Stephen Matthews is based out of the Dubai offices of Baker Botts LLP and is active on a broad range of M&A, commercial and joint venture mandates in Saudi Arabia, particularly in the oil and gas and defence sectors, amongst others.

Chambers Global 2015 – Saudi Arabia, Corporate/Commercial – Foreign Experts (Based Abroad)

Listed in Chambers Global, 2004-2016. Overseas Counsel-Saudi Arabia (Corporate & Commercial) (Band 1) 2010-2014, (Foreign Expert) 2015-2017

Saudi Arabia - (Corporate/M&A) (Foreign Expert) 2017

Saudi Arabia - (Banking & Finance) (Band 2) 2016-2017

United Arab Emirates - (Corporate/M&A) (Band 4) 2016-2017

Recommended in both the Saudi Arabia and UAE Corporate sections of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2006 & 2017

Recommended in the Saudi Arabia Projects and Energy sections of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2006

Recommended in Best Lawyers for the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fields of Corporate, Hospitality & Tourism Law, Oil & Gas, Project Finance and Development, and Transportation, 2006

“Dubai-based Stephen Matthews’ practice makes use of his Saudi expertise and wealth of transactional experience. He is a popular choice for clients and is frequently instructed by major defence contractors.”

Chambers Global 2013 – United Arab Emirates, Corporate / Commercial