Practices

Dispute Resolution

LFSH is the leading dispute resolution law firm in Saudi Arabia with extensive litigation experience before the Saudi Courts and quasi-judicial committees. We also have considerable experience and success in representing clients in Saudi and international commercial arbitrations, as well as in reached mediated settlements.

The principal of our law firm, Sheikh Salah Al-Hejailan CBE, has served as a member of various international arbitration organisations including, the Arab Arbitration Group of ICC International Court of Arbitration and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. He has acted as arbitrator, mediator and legal counsel in numerous high profile cases.

We have a number of very experienced attorneys in our disputes resolution team including, Hussam Al-Hejailan, who heads our Saudi litigation practice and has built up and manages a successful team of experienced Saudi litigators; Robert Thoms, who has practiced in Saudi Arabia for over twenty-five years and has a wealth of litigation and dispute resolution experience; Dr. Yehya Al-Samaan, who specialises Saudi arbitration and foreign investment protection, Jean-Benoît Zegers, who formerly worked as an associate in Freshfields' international arbitration group headed by Jan Paulsson, and regularly advises clients in connection Saudi litigation and international arbitration matters and Sultan Al-Hejailan, who specialises in commercial litigation. They and the team continue to advise clients in connection with major litigation and arbitration cases in Saudi Arabia and abroad.