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AlDhabaan & Partners in association with Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
RIYADH 11312
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia > Dispute resolution Tier 2

AlDhabaan & Partners in association with Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has a proven track record acting in high-profile disputes for local and international blue-chip clients operating in the banking, construction, and commercial sectors.  Saud Al Romi and senior partner Mohammed Aldhabaan jointly lead the team which also has a crime and investigations subgroup handling a steady stream of compliance-related work.

Practice head(s):

Mohammed AlDhabaan; Saud Al Romi

Key clients

Millennium & Copthorne

Work highlights

  • Representing Millennium & Copthorne Middle East Holdings Limited in a claim arose out of hotel management agreements concerning a landmark hotel before the Commercial Court against Makkah Construction and Development Company.

Saudi Arabia > Capital markets Tier 3

AlDhabaan & Partners in association with Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP acts on capital markets transactions, including offerings and funds, public M&A, and IPOs. The team works closely with its Amman office on regional matters. Associate Turki AlShagrood handles rights offerings in the main and secondary markets. Former managing Partner and practice head Fahad AlDehais departed in September 2021.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Amana Cooperative Insurance Company

Allied Cooperative Insurance Group

Arabia Cooperative Insurance Company

SADR Logistics Company

Al Ahlia For Cooperative Insurance Company

Work highlights

  • Acting for Amana on acquisition over all the listed shares of Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance Company, by way of capital increase and share swap.
  • Advising Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (ACIG) on its proposed rights issue by way of capital increase in KSA.

Saudi Arabia > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Saudi Arabia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

At AlDhabaan & Partners in association with Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP,  Anmar Al-Gharifi leads the group which handles transactional, commercial and regulatory matters for a mix of local and international clients, including investors. High-net-worth individuals, investment banks, and multinationals also feature in its client roster. Abdulatif AlHerish leads the regulatory sub-group and is recommended for mergers, particularly acting for government entities.

Practice head(s):

Anmar AlGharifi

Other key lawyers:


‘Very talented, committed, and flexible team. Very easy to deal with and they always exceed your expectations in terms of quality and efficiency.’

‘Main qualities I value in this team are: commitment, knowledge sharing, efficiency, and quality of deliverables.’

Key clients

Roshn Real Estate Co.

Tronox Saudi Industries Company

Saudi Customs

Saudi Social Development Fund

Saudi Tourism Development Fund

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia)

DuPont Specialties SA

.Avient Corporation

Rockwell Automation

Savola Foods

Alkhabeer Capital

Dow Specialities Saudi Arabia

The Investment Fund Company

Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Company

Alfanar Company

Diagnostica Stago

Majid Al Futtaim Group – MAF

Thales International

Nokia Solutions and Networks OY

Xylem Inc

Badger Meter Inc.

Horizon Therapeutics

Work highlights

  • Advising Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company, one of the region’s largest retail groups, on the acquisition of 51% of Vogacloset, a leading UK based online high-end fashion store.
  • Advising Al Ahlia for Cooperative Insurance Company in connection with its merger with Gulf Union Cooperative Insurance Co (both companies ae publicly listed on the Saudi Arabian prime stock exchange Tadawul).
  • Advising Saudi Customs on one of the largest employee transformation transactions which involved advising on the regulatory framework and all legal aspects of transferring 10,000 Saudi Customs’ employees from the public service regime to a private-sector like model.
Litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration Mohammed Al-Dhabaan
Banking and finance Faisal Tabbaa
Commercial Faisal Tabbaa
Commercial Muhammad Arif Saeed
Corporate and M&A Muhammad Arif Saeed
TMT Faisal Tabbaa
Real estate Faisal Tabbaa
Construction Muhammed Arif Saeed
Construction Faisal Tabbaa
Projects and infrastructure Muhammed Arif Saeed
Employment and labour Muhammad Arif Saeed
Energy Faisal Tabbaa
Energy Muhammad Arif Saeed
IP Faisal Tabbaa
Antitrust and competition Muhammad Arif Saeed
Regulatory and legislative advice Mohammed Al-Dhabaan
Insurance Faisal Tabbaa
Shipping Faisal Tabbaa
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in this country : 14
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