Alzawawi and Almarzouki Law Firm is pleased to announce the establishment of its office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Senior partner with two decades of private practice experience, Mohammed Alzawawi will lead the firm’s dispute resolution team. Well known throughout the Kingdom for his litigation experience, his knowledge, and track record speak for itself across various areas of disputes such as corporate, commercial, real estate, maritime and administrative law. He has successfully represented clients in various high-stakes disputes both in court and arbitration proceedings, establishing judicial precedent in some instances. To expand the horizons and to grow his practice into a partnership, Mohammed acquired two distinct Saudi lawyers with international experience, Mohammed Almarzouki, and Hassan Zawawi to assist him in setting up a specialized Saudi-based boutique practice to cater to clients across multiple sectors.
Mohammed Almarzouki joins the firm to lead the corporate practice. Having trained and qualified in England, New York, and Saudi Arabia and worked with a Magic Circle firm in London and Riyadh and in-house in Jeddah, Mohammed Almarzouki brings a wealth of knowledge for both local and international corporate transactions. He has developed a reputation with clients by assisting with large and complex joint venture transactions for some of the Kingdom’s largest corporate conglomerates. Mohammed Almarzouki is known by clients to be commercially astute and the preferred advisor to take the helm during transactional steps.
Hassan Zawawi heads the firm’s private wealth practice, having trained and qualified with a top London firm that specializes in Private Wealth, he has acquired an international perspective when advising high net worth individuals and family businesses. In the Kingdom, Hassan established a strong track record of advising private clients while working with top private practice firms in Jeddah and Riyadh. He has advised a number of family-owned businesses on various issues such as corporate governance, succession planning, and restructuring. Hassan has also advised on a number of contentious matters that impact family businesses and understands the intricacies that surround such matters.