Sherif F.Saad


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Sherif Saad practices commercial dispute resolution involving complex litigation, international arbitration, and internal investigations, often entailing a multijurisdictional dimension. He has experience acting for multinational corporations, states, and high net worth individuals.

Sherif spent a year working in Jones Day's Dubai Office, where he gained experience acting for private companies and state-owned entities, including representing a construction joint venture in a multimillion dollar dispute with its consortium member in relation to a power plant project in the Middle East. He also worked on several other high-value arbitrations under the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) and DIFC-LCIA (Dubai International Arbitration Centre-London Court of International Arbitration) Rules of Arbitration.

His recent experience includes acting for: Arcadia Petroleum on their US$300m proceedings against former directors for various dishonesty-based claims; a listed company in relation to a significant fraud involving multiple jurisdictions; and an international hotel operator in connection with a management agreement dispute.

Prior to joining the Firm, Sherif worked on global due diligence projects for a number of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 companies, focusing on legal and tax compliance in over 100 countries.

Sherif has acted as an associate manager for the Firm's Fintech Working Group.


  • UK listed company conducts multijurisdictional investigation into allegations of bribery and tax evasionJones Day conducts internal investigation for a publicly listed company in relation to potential Bribery Act 2010 and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 offences alleged to have been perpetrated by employees of foreign subsidiary.
  • True Capital forms True Capital III LPJones Day represented True Capital Ltd in connection with the formation of True Capital III LP, its third closed-ended fund focused on retail and consumer assets in the UK and globally.
  • PNC leads $900 million revolving credit facility for manufacturer and supplier of products that protect health and safetyJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and PNC Capital Markets LLC, as joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner, in connection with a fourth amended and restated credit agreement for a manufacturer and supplier of products that protect health and safety, providing a $900 million revolving loan facility.
  • CBRE Global Investors disposes of Spanish logistics portfolio to BankinterJones Day advised CBRE Global Investors, on behalf of its value-add fund European Value Partners (EVP 2), and its joint venture partner Valfondo (a developer and manager of Montepino logistics assets in Spain) on the sale to Bankinter of a portfolio of 22 Spanish logistics assets, totaling 865,000 sqm, together with a development pipeline of a further 13 logistics assets.
  • Cain International provides £40.3 million loan to Vita Group for development of 401-bed student accommodation scheme in Cardiff, WalesJones Day advised Cain International in connection with a £40.3 million loan provided to the Vita Group to finance the development of a 401-bed student accommodation scheme located in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Greystar acquires £291 million portfolio of UK student accommodations from Nido portfolioJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in the £291 million acquisition of five purpose-built student accommodation ("PBSA") assets from the Nido portfolio.
  • Koch Equity Development invests preferred equity in AIM listed Victoria plcJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC ("KED"), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment into AIM listed Victoria plc ("Victoria"), a UK-based global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of flooring products.