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Asharq Al-Awsat NewspapeReport on the Evolution of Legal Competency in the Saudi Market according to Global Contract Standards, the report explores the due diligence examination and the efforts of the Saudi Bar Association to align with the global market's openness, to attract investments in line with Vision 2030. The dialogue was conducted with the Managing Partner, Mohammed AlAqeel.




Mohammed Al-Aqeel

Managing Partner

Mohammed, as Managing Partner of MOHAMMED ALAQEEL & Co, is responsible for driving the firm’s strategy, leading the firm’s partners and staff, managing the firm’s relationships with its key clients and representing the firm publicly.


Prior to establishing MOHAMMED ALAQEEL & Co, Mohammed worked for a major international law firm and served as the legal board advisor of the Saudi National Water Company.


A recognized and skillful expert in different areas of law, Mohammed has worked with clients in a range of sectors to execute their most significant transactions across the world, including many ground breaking deals.


Mohammed is well appreciated for his strong background in developing and executing strategic plans and outcomes.


Abdullah Al-Aqeel

Founding Partner

Abdullah is highly regarded for his expertise across a broad range of large and complex legal matters and transactions including high net worth individuals. Abdullah developed an extensive expertise in corporate finance, structuring of businesses, corporate reorganizations, establishing companies and ensuring their compliance to relevant laws. Abdullah is also approached by clients for his skills in drafting complex agreements in different sectors.


Abdullah Al-Shurimi

Founding Partner

Abdullah’s practice spans all aspects of transactional and litigation matters. He has considerable experience in dealing with corporate and commercial issues, including commercial transactions and contracts and also managing property funds set up and clearance. Abdullah is recognized as a prominent player in setting and developing most strategic and complex transactions in the real estate market.


Dr. Wassim Abou Nader


Wassim is a highly experienced lawyer in corporate, commercial, banking and construction law. He is frequently involved in advising on M&A, joint ventures, project developments, commercial contracts and construction projects and is known for combining a strong technical legal knowledge with a practical commercial approach. Wassim started working as a junior associate in Paris, moved after to a senior position in London and returned back to the MENA region where he acted as a partner in several regional law firms prior to joining Mohammed Al-Aqeel & Co. Wassim holds a PhD in Banking Law from the University of Pantheon-Assas Paris II and has taught for several years at different universities in France and Beirut.


Bassel Tohme


Bassel handles a broad range of corporate and commercial matters for renowned national and international companies. With his extensive experience in this field, he has advised on many agreements and cross-border transactions including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, companies’ incorporation, joint venture structuring and project development. Bassel also focuses on litigation and arbitration matters for local and international clients.

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Abdulmajeed Alabdulwahab

Senior Corporate Consultant

General Director of Companies Law and Policies at the Ministry of Commerce, Riyadh, from the year 2018 until 2023. During this period, he was responsible for developing and formulating corporate regulations and policies. He supervised and managed the work on creating a new Companies Law and drafting the executive regulations. Additionally, he oversaw the corporate governance and non-profit corporate governance regulations projects, along with preparing the guiding manuals, advisory charter, and beneficiary verification guidelines.


Mr. Abdulmajeed has been a practitioner in providing legal services and consultations since the year 2006. This is due to his extensive experience in delivering consultative legal services to both the public and private sectors, in accordance with international standards he gained through his tenure with global law firms. This experience was acquired during his employment with international law firms.

Mr. Abdulmajeed has contributed to providing legal support to various committees and legislative and executive bodies throughout his career

Our Specialization in the Way to Provide our Legal Services:

Based on our belief that the way to provide legal services professionally is through the appreciation of our clients and the fundamental value we place on them, in doing so we are truly distinguished in our field, setting our company apart from many competitors. The company has adopted the method of providing legal services based on the best applications and the preference we have seen from  clients through the following:


Establishing and Restructuring Companies

Legal Advices and Support

Litigation and Conflict Management

Structuring endowments

Electronic Trade


Drafting and Managing Contracts

Intellectual Property

Commercial Services

Settlement of Disputes

International engagements and partnerships

Verification of Labor Policies

Legal Due Diligence

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