Hanan E. Eesa

Associate

[email protected]

Riyadh

P: +966.11.218.7895
F: +966.11.218.7896
Hanan Eesa

Hanan is a Saudi Arabian qualified associate who has experience in a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions in Saudi Arabia and internationally, including joint ventures, merger and acquisitions, restructuring, regulatory, contracting, and foreign direct investment into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Hanan also works on employment matters, capital market matters, and general compliance matters.

Ms. Eesa has had experience with a Magic Circle Law firm and a top leading international law firm. As part of her experience, she was seconded to one of the Carlyle Group portfolio companies. She received her LLB (Hons) from Prince Sultan University in Riyadh, her LLM (Distinction) from the University of Manchester, and she conducted her executive education at Harvard University in the USA.

Hanan is fluent in Arabic and English.

Related Experience

  • Lamprell Saudi Arabia: Advising on the establishment of the joint venture between Lamprell Energy and Mada Al-Sharq Company in Saudi Arabia for the provision of engineering, procurement, construction and installation of services in the Eastern Provision of Saudi Arabia.*
  • Major company in the Saudi aviation sector: Advising a company specializing in the operation and maintenance of King Abdulaziz International Airport's aviation fuel station, on the sale of shares by its existing shareholders to a group of Saudi and international investors.*
  • Major international oil and gas company: Advising this world's top-ranked international oil and gas company and a major player in low-carbon energies, in a joint venture with Saudi petroleum and natural gas company for the acquisition of the car service station business, which includes over 200 retail fuel stations across Saudi Arabia. This deal is part of a larger scheme under Vision 2030 to develop Saudi Arabia's domestic landscape in preparation for welcoming more foreign tourism into the Kingdom, as well as creating more accessibility for domestic tourism.*
  • One of the world's largest port operators: Advising in relation to the expansion of terminals one and two in King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. This matter is important as it is expanding the options for business shipment for Saudi Arabia's growing economy, which is increasingly bringing cross-border investment requiring a wide range of options for foreign investors and businesses.*
  • Saudi school of Aviation: Advising on the increase of its equity stake in an enterprise majoring in commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).*
  • US franchise restaurants owner and operator: Advising in its acquisition of 49% of pizza restaurant chain owner in Morocco.*
  • BAE Systems Development and Training Company: Advising Riyadh Wings Aviation Academy LLC on its joint venture with BAE Systems plc in Saudi Arabia to provide training and related programs for the workforce in Saudi Arabia.*
  • Jetex Saudi Arabia: Advising on the establishment of the joint venture with Al-Sharq Advanced Company in Saudi Arabia for the provisions of fixed based operations services at the Dammam airport.
  • Numerous leading companies: Advising on establishment of their Saudi branches and proposed plans with respect to Saudi Arabian regulatory matters with different governmental bodies.*
  • Confidential international companies: Advising on their formation in Saudi Arabia and liaising with the Ministry of Investment in Saudi Arabia (MISA) and the Ministry of Commerce in this regard.*
  • Saudi airport concessions: Assisting with a concession to build, transfer and operate a new international airport in Saudi Arabia.*
  • Two major healthcare Saudi companies: Advising in relation to a US$160 million joint venture between two major Saudi companies – a publicly listed healthcare company and a private investment company – to establish a large hospital campus in Jeddah with over 500 beds and 330 clinics constructed over two phases. The incorporation involves a cash injection of US$90 million and an in-kind contribution of 150,000 square meters of land in Jeddah.*
  • International technology company: Advising on the reorganisation of its entities.*
  • Riyadh-based master franchisee of an American fast food chain: Advising on a full suite of corporate law and labour law support.*
  • Investment Fund: Advising on the fund formation and related corporate matters.*
  • International education company: Assisting with providing continued corporate law, competition law and labour law support.*
  • Confidential oil and gas company: Advising on their contractual and organizational arrangements in relation to the trading of oil and refined products.*

* Prior to joining Baker Botts

Awards & Community

Successful Saudi young female lawyer, American Bar Association, 2018 & 2020

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