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Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm was established in 1999 and has its office situated in Riyadh. The firm provides a full range of corporate, business and commercial legal services.


Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm was founded by Feras Al Shawaf in 1999. Feras Al Shawaf is a member of the Saudi Arabian bar and, as the Managing Partner, is in charge of, and actively involved in, all aspects of the practice. Feras holds a masters degree in law from USA. Feras is deeply involved in leading on firms representation in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He heads the contentious practice of the firm and regularly appears before various courts and tribunals. He frequently appears before the Special Court for the disputes between members of the Royal Family.


Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm is staffed by both Saudi Arabian and international lawyers. The Firm thus capitalizes on providing services locally while maintaining international standards.


The Firm has a large local and regional practice and operates and serves both local and international clients. The Firm represents, either generally or for specific transactions, a diverse group of domestic, regional and international clients including foreign investors, construction contractors, industrial companies, oil and petrochemical companies, telecommunication companies, utility companies, service companies, banks, traders, merchant families, and other financial institutions and major publicly-traded companies. The firm has represented clients on a number of M&A transactions; infrastructure projects; contentious matters; and on a broad array of commercial matters.