Latham & Watkins has added a new partner to its corporate department in Saudi Arabia, as a member of the firm’s M&A practice, from Vinson & Elkins in the UAE. 

Ahmed El-Gaili will work through Latham’s Saudi affiliate in Riyadh, the Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi. He represents companies, private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, and investors on various public and private M&A deals, joint ventures, divestments, and reorganisations region-wide, the firm said in a statement.