Chézard F. Ameer is a partner in the Dubai office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Mr. Ameer advises on a range of European, Middle Eastern and emerging markets private investment funds, including private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and real estate funds and related carried interest and co-investment arrangements. He also regularly represents many of the MENA region’s leading sovereign wealth funds in connection with their alternative assets investment programmes.
Mr. Ameer is ranked by Chambers Global 2021 as a leading lawyer for Middle East-wide: Investment Funds. In recent years Chambers has also stated he is ‘always on top of it, he knows his stuff,’ going on to describe him as ‘a bit of a genius when it comes to complex stuff’, ‘extremely reliable and very proactive in raising issues’, ‘knowledgeable, helpful and commercial’ and a ‘notable name in funds’. In addition, Legal 500 EMEA 2021 ranks Mr. Ameer in the Hall of Fame listing for UAE: Investment Funds. He is also listed among the leading legal practitioners worldwide in the International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers (2011 and 2012 editions).
He was previously a partner at Ashurst and prior to that practiced with Debevoise & Plimpton in London.
University College London - 1995 LL.B. (First Class Hons)
England & Wales - Solicitor