Nabil Issa is a partner in the Middle East and Islamic Finance Group of King & Spalding, working from the Dubai and affiliated Riyadh offices. Prior to joining King & Spalding, Mr. Issa worked for leading law firms in Dubai and Riyadh and was also an adjunct professor of business law at the University of Sharjah’s College of Business and Management. Mr. Issa also completed secondments in Houston and Washington, D.C., with another international law firm prior to joining King & Spalding.
Mr. Issa’s experience includes work in the areas of banking and finance, Shari’ah-compliant funds, private equity, international investments, healthcare and energy industry transactions, and Islamic finance issues. He is particularly known for his development of innovative Shari’ah-compliant CMA funds and investment structures for real estate and private equity investments in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.