The Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in cooperation with Latham fields a “[c]ompact team of highly respected lawyers” that is “known for its strong client relationship with the Saudi government and often called upon to oversee major transactions in the Kingdom.” A peer remarks: "They're a good firm; I'm very impressed by them."

Chambers Global 2021


The Law Firm of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in cooperation with Latham & Watkins, combines local knowledge with global experience, and an impressive track record advising on market-leading transactions and complex cases.

Riyadh Office

The Law Firm of Salman M. Al-Sudairi is licensed to practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and consists of a team of Saudi and internationally qualified lawyers. The Riyadh team members, all of whom speak Arabic and English, have a long history of practicing in the Kingdom and unmatched understanding of the Saudi Arabian legal framework and commercial landscape.

Office Managing Partner Salman M. Al-Sudairi leads the Riyadh office, which works seamlessly with Latham offices around the world to deliver fully integrated services to private equity firms, financial institutions, private companies, government agencies and regulators across a wide range of industries and practice areas.

The Riyadh office regularly advises clients on debt and equity capital markets, local and cross-border M&A, project finance, restructurings, banking and Islamic finance, and is well known for its capabilities in drafting of local regulations for various government-related entities. Lawyers in the Riyadh office offer legal advice in the following core practices:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring
  • Structured Finance
  • Telecommunications
Awards & Rankings

In 2021, Chambers Global recognized the Law Firm of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in cooperation with Latham & Watkins LLP as Band 1 in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate/Commercial. In addition, the Legal 500 EMEA 2020, recognized the firm as Tier 1 in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets in Saudi Arabia. Other recognition includes:

Sub-Investment Grade Corporate Sukuk Deal of the Year by Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards 2019 – update of Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development Company US$2B Trust Certificate Issuance Programme

Restructuring Deal of the Year by IFLR Middle East Awards 2019 – restructuring of Dana Gas PJSC’s US$850 million Trust Certificates

Commodity Murabahah Deal of the Year by IFN Law Awards 2018 – Zain KSA’s US$1.7 billion structured Murabahah refinancing facility

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