Head of Commercial Litigation, Zamakhchary & Co.
H.E Sheikh Abdullatif leads the firm’s commercial litigation offering, having led the strategic direction of some of our most high-profile cases involving multinational corporates such as GE, Deloitte, and Kumho Tires, among others.
Prior to joining the firm, he served as deputy minister for the Ministry of Justice and was a member of the Supreme Judicial Council for four years. He also served as a Board of Grievances judge for over 14 years, and as a member of the Technical Affairs Office, was assigned as president of the administrative courts in Jeddah.
During his tenure as a Board of Grievances judge, he worked in the administrative, commercial, disciplinary and the penal circuits and was also entrusted to draft and review rules and regulations that were ultimately submitted to the Board of Grievance.
H.E Sheikh Abdullatif has represented the Kingdom before the Gulf Cooperation Council and has been entrusted with the presidency of numerous committees within the Ministry of Justice, Supreme Judicial Council and the Bureau of Experts, resulting in the creation of an impressive network of colleagues in the legal sector that H.E Sheikh Abdullatif is able to call upon to produce swift legal interpretations in various fields of the law.
H.E Sheikh Abdullatif received his bachelor’s degree in courts from Umm Al-Qura University, where he graduated with distinction, receiving excellent on his certificate and graduating first place in his department in 1997.