Omar Al-Qazlan assists Saudi Arabian and international clients on a broad range of regulatory, compliance, and governance matters. He also has a broad practice within commercial and banking litigation, and corporate and commercial transactions.

Mr. Al-Qazlan advises on:

  • Regulatory
  • Litigation 
  • Corporate

Prior to joining Latham, Omar served as an associate in the regulatory practice of a reputable Saudi Arabian firm.

Mr. Al-Qazlan’s representative experience includes advising:


  • The Ministry of Planning and Economy in merging the Public Pension Agency into the General Organization for Social Insurance*
  • The Small & Medium Enterprises General Authority in establishing the Small & Medium Enterprises Bank and in drafting the Bank’s bylaws and internal regulations*
  • The Ministry of Finance with drafting State budget regulations*
  • The State Properties General Authority with drafting the implementing regulations for the Law of Government Entities Leasing of Properties*
  • NEOM Company with developing special economic zone regulations*
  • A State-owned company with establishing a university*
  • A major listed company in establishing a non-for-profit civil foundation pursuant to a Royal Decree*
  • A number of government entities and authorities (such as King Salman Park Foundation, the National Development Fund, and the Tourism Development Found) in various corporate, governance and compliance matters*
  • Researching various Saudi Arabian laws, such as companies’ law, capital markets law, labor law, and others*

Disputes and Restructuring

  • A major listed bank in banking and securities lawsuits*
  • A major petrochemicals company in a number of commercial disputes*
  • A major listed petrochemicals company with several disputes with relation to its homeownership program for employees*
  • Served as the arbitration tribunal’s secretary in a commercial dispute between two major software companies*
  • A major retail company in several commercial disputes with vendors and clients*
  • A major listed oil and gas company with several securities disputes*
  • Public companies in connection with white collar matters*
  • Public and private companies in connection with administrative matters

Corporate and Capital Markets

  • A listed bank in its merger with another listed bank*
  • The General Organization for Social Insurance with restructuring and establishing its multibillion properties management agents*
  • A major listed oil and gas company with several corporate governance and capital market compliance matters*
  • Various public, private, and State-owned companies in governance and compliance matters*
  • A major listed petrochemicals company in its IPO*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Saudi Arabia


  • Master of Laws in Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
  • Bachelor of Science in Law, King Abdulaziz University, 2013
    Second Honors

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English