Noor Al-Fawzan advises clients on a wide range of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and general corporate matters with a Saudi nexus.

Ms. Al-Fawzan leverages her extensive transactional experience and an international perspective to guide government and private clients on:

  • Public and private mergers, acquisitions, and disposals
  • Joint ventures and in-bound investments
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Public company representation

She efficiently manages transactions and approaches each matter with a solid understanding of the market and the specific nuances of Saudi law.

A recognized leader at the Saudi Firm, Ms. Al-Fawzan serves on its Diversity Leadership Committee and as Deputy Money Laundering Officer. She previously served on the Mentoring Committee and WEB (Women Enriching Business) Committee.

Ms. Al-Fawzan previously worked as legal counsel in the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), an arm of the World Bank Group, where she received the MIGA Directors Award for innovative work in connection with structuring various transactions in the West Bank and Gaza.

Ms. Al-Fawzan’s experience includes representing:


  • Jahez International Company for Information Systems Technology on the contemplated acquisition of 100% of The Chefz SPV Ltd. (ongoing)
  • Halal Food Products Development Company on its joint venture with BRF to operate a chicken production chain in Saudi Arabia (ongoing)
  • The majority shareholder on the US$59 million sale of a 60% stake in Human Development Company to the Dubai-based Amanat Holdings
  • Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Group on the acquisition of a 25% stake in Tamkeen Human Resources Company
  • The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in privatizing the flour milling sector through an auction sale of four milling companies
  • Saudi Research and Media Group on acquiring a 51% stake in Thmanyah Company for Publishing and Distribution
  • Ayyan Investment Company in acquiring a minority stake in Al-Ahsa Medical Services Company by way of a capital increase in accordance with the regulations of the Capital Market Authority
  • Emaar, The Economic City (EEC), in its capital increase by way of debt conversion and issuance of new shares to the PIF
  • Riyad Bank in its attempted merger with the National Commercial Bank
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) in selling 100% of its shares in the newly formed SABIC Agri-Nutrients Investment Company (SANIC) to the Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Company (SAFCO) in exchange for newly issued shares in SAFCO
  • BATIC Investments and Logistics Company in its potential acquisition of a number of companies and assets by way of a capital increase and share swap
  • A global asset management company in a strategic joint venture to establish an asset management company in KSA
  • King Abdullah University Investment Company in two joint ventures with Al Argan Home Development Company to establish real estate development companies in Saudi Arabia
  • Magrabi Group, the largest eyewear and lenses retailer in the Middle East, in selling its regional lens lab business to Essilor International, one of the world’s leading lens manufacturers
  • Durrah Advanced Company in a strategic joint venture to establish a sugar refinery in the western region of Saudi Arabia
  • Ma’aden in a joint venture with the Mosaic Company and SABIC to develop a US$7 billion integrated greenfield phosphate project in the northern region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Capital Markets

  • Alamar Foods Company in its SAR1.22 billion IPO on Tadawul
  • Jahez International, the Saudi leading online food delivery platform, in its proposed IPO and listing of its ordinary shares on the Saudi Parallel Market, Nomu
  • Maharah Human Resources Company in its SAR776 million IPO on Tadawul
  • The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in establishing its Sukuk Programme and its US$9 billion debut sovereign Sukuk issuance
  • The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in establishing its international Sukuk and GMTN Programmes and issuances thereunder
  • Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development Company in establishing a US$1.2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Program and US$750 million issuances thereunder
  • Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunications Public Shareholding Company in its IPO on the Palestinian Exchange, which was the largest IPO in the Palestinian territories

Thought Leadership

  • “COVID-19: Legal Issues and Considerations for Businesses in Saudi Arabia” (May 2020)
  • “New Saudi Companies Law – Accumulated Losses and Risk of Statutory Dissolution” (March 2016)
  • “Data Protection in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A Primer” (February 2013)

Bar Qualification

  • New York
  • Saudi Arabia


  • LL.M., Duke University School of Law, 2012
  • LL.B., Prince Sultan University College for Women, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic