Aya AlHumaid assists in advising clients on a broad range of corporate and capital markets transactions.

Ms. AlHumaid’s practice focuses on assisting issuers and investment banks on capital market transactions including initial public offerings (IPOs) and other security offerings. She advises on:

  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate

While completing her LLM at New York University, she assisted Professor Edward Rock in drafting the First Restatement of Corporate Governance for the American Law Institute and conducted extensive research in the area of corporate governance.

Ms. AlHumaid was involved in several pro bono placements, including a placement with Advice UK, where she assisted in providing free legal advice to underprivileged clients. She also has experience as a pro bono researcher at UN Women.

Ms. AlHumaid’s experience** includes advising:

  • The underwriters on the SAR831.2 million IPO of MBC Group on Tadawul
  • The National Agricultural Development Company (NADEC) on its SAR2 billion rights issue
  • Saudi Fransi Capital as underwriters counsel on the SAR1.089 billion IPO of Lumi Rental Company on Tadawul
  • SNB Capital as underwriter on the SAR999 million IPO of First Milling Company on Tadawul
  • Alsaif Gallery on its SAR1.2 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • The underwriters on the SAR4.95 billion IPO of Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company (Luberef) on Tadawul
  • Alamar Foods Company on its SAR1.22 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Al-Dawaa Medical Services Company on its SAR1.861 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Elm, a digital security firm owned by the Public Investment Fund, in relation to its proposed IPO
  • East Pipes Integrated Company on its SAR504 million IPO on Tadawul
  • Jahez International, the Saudi leading online food delivery platform, in relation to its proposed IPO and listing of its ordinary shares on the Saudi Parallel Market, Nomu
  • The underwriters in relation to Nayifat Finance Company’s SAR1.19 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • The underwriter in the SAR1.44 billion IPO of Retal Urban Development Company on Tadawul
  • The underwriter in the SAR600 million IPO of Saudi Home Loans on Tadawul
  • Several issuers in their upcoming IPOs on the Saudi stock exchange (Tadawul) in various industries ranging from telecommunications to infrastructure
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Saudi Capital Markets Law*

*Matter handled prior to joining the firm

**Firm experience prior to April 2023 includes work completed both at Latham and the Law Firm of Salman M. Al-Sudairi

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2020
  • LL.B., King's College London, 2019

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French