Yousef Bugaighis

Yousef Bugaighis

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Not admitted to practice in Riyadh


Yousef Bugaighis joined the Firm in 2020 and is a senior associate in the Firm's Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. Yousef is qualified in Washington, D.C. and New York, and works in the Firm's Dubai and Riyadh offices.

Practice Focus

Yousef's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring in the MENA region.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised the International Schools Partnership on its acquisition of a stake in The English College Dubai LLC.

  • Advised a major ground handling services company on the proposed sale of its stake in its ground handling services business in Saudi Arabia.

  • Advised The Industrialization and Energy Services Company on the sale of its stake in Air Liquide Arabia Limited Company to Air Liquide.

  • Advised Jadwa Investment on the sale of the stake in AlMeswak Dental Clinic from a fund managed by it to a newly formed fund managed by it and to Gulf Islamic Investments LLC valued at USD 530 million.

  • Advised multiple multinational fashion brands on restructuring their businesses in Saudi Arabia in favor of directly investing in joint ventures in Saudi Arabia.

  • Advised a leading multinational pharmaceutical company on the reorganization of its business units following the acquisition of a business unit from another leading multinational pharmaceutical company.

  • Advised a Saudi lubricants and automotive services company in connection with its proposed multijurisdictional sale of a significant minority stake in its lubricants business unit.

  • Advised a Saudi real estate investment company in connection with its proposed SAR 2.2 billion acquisition of a company that owns a valuable parcel of land in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  • New York~United States (2017)
  • District of Columbia~United States (2016)
  • Dubai - Registered Legal Consultant


  • American University Washington College of Law (Juris Doctor) (2016)
  • University of Washington (2012)


  • Arabic
  • English