Saudi Focus

Law firm advises key companies

November 2014

Fahad Al Suwaiket and Bader Al Busaies Company (Al Suwaiket and Al Busaies), a pioneering legal practice in Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, says it offers a gamut of legal services relating to the economic, commercial, and civil activities in various sectors.

The company was initially set up to serve the energy sector in the province and fill a gap in the market.

“The rapid growth of Saudi Arabia’s economy and the diverse activities carried out by both the government and the private sector has necessitated the establishment of specialised competent legal firms in Saudi Arabia,” said Dr Bader Al Busaies, attorney at law and managing partner, Fahad Al Suwaiket and Bader Al Busaies Company.

With an increasing number of experienced professionals joining the specialised legal firms in Saudi Arabia, the awareness and importance of legal services has also increased in the kingdom.

Al Busaies ... specialised services.

Al Busaies ... specialised services.

“Legal services provides advice on better guidance and control in all commercial activities carried by these sectors whether in or outside Saudi Arabia,” added Al Busaies.

“Our practice provides a full range of corporate and regulatory matters affecting the petroleum and energy sector including trade, privatisation, mergers and acquisitions, helping oil and gas companies to set up their businesses, understand environmental regulations and laws, support in litigations and arbitrations in both domestic and international markets,” says Dr Al Busaies.

The firm’s energy section advises clients on various legal issues related to electricity and water, project development and finance laws, construction, engineering contracts, environment and other regulations.

Furthermore, Al Suwaiket and Al Busaies represents its clients continuously for the entire period of their litigation.

The firm also covers the maritime sector in Saudi Arabia including vessel registration, claims and collision, and focuses on providing practical solutions to ensure clients’ best economic interest. Al Suwaiket and Al Busaies provides legal services in the vital areas of law and shariah in all important sectors like oil and gas, corporate, finance and investment, contracts, information technology, intellectual property, taxation, insurance, privatisation, environmental concerns, maritime and real estate.

“Al Suwaiket and Al Busaies offers its clients the best value for money by providing sound legal services and keeping and serving the client interests,” added Al Busaies.

Its list of clients include local and international companies such as Sumitomo Chemical Asia (Singapore), Expro Group (South Africa), Power well Services (South Africa), Keagnam Enterprises (South Korea), ThyssenKrupp Xervon (Germany), Procter and Gamble (Switzerland) Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu – Marafiq (Saudi Arabia) and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities.

The firm has partners and correspondents in Washington DC (US), London (UK), Berlin and Hamburg (Germany), Geneva (Switzerland), Singapore, Tokyo (Japan) and Dubai (UAE).

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