Omar Iqbal joins Baker Botts private equity and m&a practice  

Omar Iqbal (pictured) joins the partnership of International law firm Baker Botts. Iqbal joined the firm’s Riyadh office, where it operates in association with the Law Office of Mohanned bin Saud Al-Rasheed. 

Iqbal’s core practice is transactional, focusing on private equity, m&a and joint ventures, combining both significant cross-border experience with extensive local Saudi Arabia expertise, having worked in both private practice and inhouse with Samba Financial Group. 

He has practiced for over 14 years in the Gulf Cooperation Council region and has developed long-standing relationships with a number of international and local investment banks and leading Saudi Arabian family offices.