Christian Both and Omar Iqbal: K&A’s new partners

K&A has hired Christian Both (pictured left) and Omar Iqbal (pictured right) as partners to its corporate practice, strengthening its M&A, private equity and venture capital expertise.

Christian Both

Both specialises in advising clients on M&A, joint ventures, investments, venture capital, IPOs, commercial matters and competition law. Both has worked on several of Saudi Arabia’s high-profile and complex transactions. Prior to joining K&A, he spent nearly two decades between Freshfields and Clifford Chance, working between Saudi Arabia and Germany, blending his international and local expertise.

Omar Iqbal

Iqbal is a specialist in advising clients on private equity, joint ventures, foreign investment, corporate restructuring, and commercial matters. He has led on numerous high-profile transactions in KSA and the Middle East over the past two decades. Prior to joining K&A, Omar worked in the regional offices of Baker McKenzie, Baker Botts, and Clifford Chance, assisting regional and international clients to invest in the region.