Nabil A. Issa is a partner in the Corporate, Finance and Investments Group of King & Spalding, working from the Dubai and affiliated Riyadh offices. Mr. Issa's experience includes work in the areas of Shari'ah-compliant funds, joint ventures, foreign investment, private equity, privatizations, venture capital, and real estate industry transactions. He is particularly known of his development and innovative Shari-ah-compliant CMA funds and investment structures for real estate and private equity investments in Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E.
Nabil is highly ranked in Band 1 for his work on investment funds and Band 2 for corporate work in the Middle East by Chambers Global 2014–2019, in addition to being considered an expert in Saudi corporate and capital market matters. Moreover, Nabil was named among the "Leading Lawyers" by Islamic Finance News in all 15 categories and is included in the inaugural editions of Euromoney's "Guide to the World's Leading Islamic Finance Lawyers". Nabil was named in IFLR1000 as a Leading Lawyer for his work in both Saudi Arabia and the UAE, as well as Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Emerging Markets Lawyers.