Contracts

Leaders In Contract Law

Contract Legal Expertise in Saudi Arabia

Offices in Jeddah, Riyadh, and Dammam

Contracts are the foundation of law. You might have need of contracts on a wide range of issues, including technology transfer, licensing, intellectual property use, and project financing. It is essential that you ensure they reflect your best interests and are mutually understood by all parties. Strong agreements make business simpler, more productive, and more secure.

AlGhazzawi & Partners has a highly experienced and insightful commercial contracts team that can assist your business in any commercial matter. Our legal practice is fully equipped to draft, review, and advise your team about contracts on major projects, over valuable goods and procurements, and regarding complex legal arrangements. We also have extensive expertise and knowledge surrounding the tradition of contract law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and how that may affect your domestic or international interests.

Experienced Legal Support for Complex Contractual Issues

Reviewing commercial contracts without knowledgeable and thorough legal help can have catastrophic repercussions for your business. We help clients understand complex arrangements and ensure their interests are well-protected. We have handled large and complex contract challenges for major foreign and domestic clients.

We are a large business law practice that can draw on the specialized expertise of lawyers in every practice area who understand the latest regulations and case law history governing key sectors of the economy (including banking, energy, telecommunication, intellectual property, corporate, maritime, employment law, real estate, and concession rights) and help clients in finalizing fool-proof contracts.

Furthermore, we are widely considered to be leaders in dispute resolution services in the Kingdom, with a deep understanding of all available preventative and active mechanisms that can be applied in the event of contractual disputes, including Alternative Dispute Resolution and litigation. Where required, we meticulously draft mediation and arbitration clauses in contracts and agreements to protect the interests of our clients. Be it the choice of law, means of dispute resolution, venue provision, or other legal and regulatory issues, we ensure our clients are protected now and in the future.

About Our Contract Practice Group

Our team has over 50 years of experience drafting a wide range of complex contracts including civil works, plants design works, equipment installation and procurement works, project management, turnkey projects, EPC contracts, and contracts that are ancillary to main agreements.

Notable contract projects include:

  • Advising a Spanish-Saudi consortium on its $8.25 billion Phase 2 of the Haramain High-Speed Railway Project connecting the two Holy cities of Mecca and Madinah via Jeddah; advising on all contractual aspects of the project beginning from assisting the prime contractor with the bid preparation to pre-qualification and later with the execution – a multi-billion US dollar transaction that required heavy involvement from our commercial and corporate team including but not limited to negotiations on behalf of the client with government ministries and authorities.
  • Drafting and revising various agreements and contracts for a leading Chinese railway construction company as the main contractor on a USD $2 billion Mecca Metro Project.
  • Drafting documents regarding the purchase of a vessel agreement and ancillary agreements, valued at USD $34 million.
  • Drafting different contracts for Dredging and Reclamation works of an area covering over 2.4 million sq. meters.
  • Drafting contracts for a Master Developer of a mixed-use tract of land measuring 60,000 sq. meters.
  • Advising Al-Balad Al Ameen Development and Urban Regeneration, the real estate branch of the Higher Council for the Development of Makkah, on their SAR $13 billion project for the development of slum areas in Makkah. We are advising them on all of their contracts pertaining to the development of the area.
  • Acting for an international airline in connection with a sale of goods contract.

Contact Our Contracts Legal Team

No matter the length, breadth, or importance of your contractual matter, the experienced team at Al-Ghazzawi and Partners has the dedication and foresight to handle your contracts with your best interests in mind. We draft and review documents to create clear, functional, and binding contracts that will protect your business. With offices located in Jeddah, Dammam, and Riyadh, we provide contractual services to domestic and international clients across the Kingdom. Contact us to book a consultation.

Key Contacts

Dr. Belal T. Al Ghazzawi

Dr. Belal T. Al Ghazzawi

Senior Managing Partner

Hussam T. Al Ghazzawi

Hussam T. Al Ghazzawi

Managing Partner

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Offices Across The Kingdom

Dammam Office

AlGhazzawi Business Tower, 8th Floor
Prince Muhammad Street
P.O. Box 381, Dammam 31411
T: +966 13 8331611
F: +966 13 8331981

Jeddah Office

Jeddah Commercial Centre, 3rd Floor
Al Maady Street, Corniche Al Hamra
P.O. Box 7346, Jeddah 21462
T: +966 12 6531576
F: +966 12 6532612

Riyadh Office

King Faisal Foundation, North Tower, 4th Floor
King Fahd Road
P.O. Box 9029, Riyadh 11413
T: +966 11 4632374
F: +966 11 4627566