Managing Director – Amman
Rasha Laswi is the Managing Director at Andersen in Jordan. She leads the firm’s Corporate and Commercial department.
Rasha has extensive experience in the areas of intellectual property, banking, finance, company law, joint ventures and contract law, to name a few. In particular, she has vast experience drafting and negotiating legal contracts of all types at one end of the spectrum and advising clients on trust formation and wealth management at the other end.
She has acted as an in-house legal advisor to some of the most prominent Jordanian companies. She also recently participated in the IPO of the largest Jordanian pharmaceutical company on the London Stock Exchange.
Rasha is regularly a recommended lawyer in the prestigious Legal 500 and IFLR1000 rankings. Under the Legal 500 Rasha was the only female leading lawyer in 2015 and 2016 under the Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice area, which recognized her as one of the top ten lawyers in Jordan. Under the IFLR1000, Rasha has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer.
Rasha appeared as a speaker at various events, including the Women as Partners in Progress Conference on Innovative Strategies for Women’s Empowerment, the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Jordan Forum, a workshop in collaboration with Ahli Bank and the Nashmial Initiative on the legal challenges facing Jordanian business owners, the Jordan Green Building Council’s Women in the Green Sector Panel, and the Developing Sound Insolvency Systems in the MENA Conference in Cairo, Egypt.
Rasha is also recognized as one of the Women Leaders of the Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace.