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Jihad Turkistani | Managing Partner

Jihad Turkistani | Managing Partner

Jihad is the Managing Partner of Turkistani & Alabbad, specializing in litigation, corporate law, M&A and Islamic finance in the areas of trade, capital markets, finance and general commercial law. Prior to establishing the firm, Jihad was a fully integrated Partner at a United States International Law Firm.

Jihad is a dual citizen of Saudi Arabia and the United States and is natively fluent in Arabic and English.

As a graduate of the Islamic Law School of Riyadh, Jihad has a solid background in Islamic law (Shari’ah), which he has applied in various types of Shari’ah compliant transactions.

Education:
American University, Washington College of Law, LL.M., 2005
Islamic Law School (Shari’a), Imam Mohammed Bin Saud University, B.A., 2001

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Languages: Arabic, English

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Mishari A. S. Alabbad | Partner

Mishari A. S. Alabbad | Partner

Mishari is a partner in Turkistani & Alabbad, in our capital markets practice. He has ample experience in the areas of corporate/M&A and finance/project finance. Previously, Mishari was a legal adviser at the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia, during which time he advised on various matters under the CMA regulations.

Mishari as also worked as an associate at a leading United States International Law Firm.

Education:
Nottingham Law School, LL.M., 2009
King Saud University, L.L.B., 2007

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Languages: Arabic, English

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