Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm (AS&H) in co-operation with Clifford Chance, is pleased to announce the promotion of Alwaleed Albazaie to Partner, with effect from 1 May 2021

Alwaleed has extensive experience in Public Policy matters. He also has significant experience in structuring and restructuring of government agencies and private companies, advising on development programs and transformational plans, advising on the establishment of government entities as well as in preparing, reviewing and structuring of internal regulations and policies of government agencies and private companies

Alwaleed also has extensive experience in litigation, legal consultancy, review of multinational companies and major Saudi companies’ contracts with regard to transactions, bank financing, securities regulations and related disputes, commercial and real estate disputes, telecommunications and information technology regulations. Prior to joining our firm, Alwaleed served as Executive Director of the Legal Department and Secretary to the Board of Directors of Mobile Telecommunications Company (Zain) in addition to his work at Al-Jadaan and Partners Law Firm.

Announcing Alwaleed’s admission to partnership, Dr. Fahad Abuhimed, Managing Partner of AS&H commented:

“The partners and I are very pleased to have Alwaleed as a partner. Alwaleed is without doubt, one of the most talented Public Policy lawyers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and has demonstrated his leadership abilities over the past two years. We have every confidence that he will lead a very successful practice that we expect to grow further over the coming months.

Since the launch of our firm in November 2016, we have seen lawyer numbers grow from 22 to 54 with further hires expected to start within the next two months. We continue to see great work being undertaken across all our practice areas and Alwaleed’s promotion to partner demonstrates our keenness to provide long-term career opportunities to all members of our talented pool of lawyers.”