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Omar Rashid

Omar Rashid


Omar Rashid

Omar leads the firm’s capital markets practice in the UAE and has extensive experience advising on equity investments and IPOs across the region with a focus on Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

He has a broad range of corporate experience including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and public takeovers.

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Career and qualifications

  • Cambridge University (BA & MA, Law) 1995
  • Cambridge University (LLM, Public International Law) 1996
  • Admitted as a barrister to Middle Temple 1997
  • Tenant, Radcliffe Chambers, Lincoln's Inn 1997
  • Linklaters LLP London, New York and Dubai 2000
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2004
  • Seconded to Morgan Stanley, London 2004-05
  • Seconded to RBS, Dubai 2009
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2010
  • Partner since 2012
  • Co-Head of the Corporate Practice at AS&H Clifford Chance 2016
  • Head of UAE Equity Capital Markets at Clifford Chance 2024

Awards and citations

  • Omar Rashid is recommended for his corporate advice.
    Source: IFLR1000 2014: Saudi Arabia – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Omar Rashid is the main partner in Riyadh for equity capital markets work.
    Source: Legal500 2013: Saudi Arabia – Capital Markets