Joanna Maria El Khoury focuses her practice on corporate and financial transactions. Joanna has experience in cross-border matters across a number of jurisdictions including the Middle East, the United States, Europe, and Africa. She advises on complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings, and also has experience advising investment funds in private equity and venture capital matters. Joanna has represented issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions including both debt and equity securities offerings and sukuk, or sharia-compliant bonds.
Prior to moving to Dubai, Joanna worked in the Washington, DC, and Paris offices of a top-tier US law firm. She speaks English, French, and Arabic.
M&A and Private Equity