Farah El-Masri is an associate in the Dubai office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. She has experience in cross-border M&A, corporate, and commercial transactions. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. El-Masri worked as an associate at an international law firm in Dubai.

She advises clients on emerging companies matters and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. El-Masri’s experience includes advising:

  • Gulf Marketing Group on the acquisition of Royal Sporting House’s sports retail business from the Al Futtaim Group*
  • A Saudi listed company on its estimated AED 3 billion proposed acquisition of a minority stake in a UAE catering company*
  • A Saudi company on its proposed acquisition of a minority stake in multiple solar power projects in Egypt*
  • A US outlet mall operator on its proposed acquisition of 50% of a regional outlet mall*
  • Leica Camera AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in Perpetual Exposure Trading LLC*
  • A Japanese company in relation to the acquisition of a majority stake in a UAE power distribution company*
  • A UAE based manufacturer and supplier of oilfield and natural gas equipment on the sale of one of its subsidiaries*
  • A waste collection services company in relation to the sale of one of its subsidiaries in the UAE*
  • A leading luxury timepiece and jewelry retailer in the UAE in relation to a joint venture with a Korean eyewear brand*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English