Name: Ziad El-Khoury
Firm Name: BLK Partners
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia
Practice Area: Corporate Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Ziad El-Khoury as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Saudi Arabia. If you wish to get in touch with Ziad, please use the contact information provided above.

Ziad El-Khoury is Chief Executive Officer at BLK Partners, a prominent and unique legal platform based in Riyadh.

With a reputation as a leading legal expert in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, El-Khoury’s extensive experience and deep understanding of the corporate and business landscapes have solidified his position as a trusted authority in the field. His prowess extends beyond routine legal matters, encompassing complex cases involving corporate, healthcare, technology, real estate, construction and infrastructure. He also has a good handle on stand-alone projects.

Market sources consistently praise El-Khoury, acknowledging his influential role in developing the Firm’s regional profile and capabilities and managing its spectrum of corporate and commercial mandates. He is also highly rated for his healthcare knowledge and commercial business acumen, which has earned him recognition as a leading lawyer in multiple market listings across different jurisdictions.

Ziad’s remarkable leadership abilities enable him to spearhead high-stakes projects with finesse. His keen insights and exceptional guidance have earned him the trust of major corporations and influential clients across Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, and globally. Governments in the region have sought his counsel on significant undertakings, benefiting from his strategic guidance. Under his leadership as CEO, and despite the pandemic, the firm grew five folds in the last 5 years, a remarkable achievement by all measures.

El-Khoury holds an LL.M in International Business Law from the American University in Washington, DC, and a JD (equivalent) in Lebanese law from La Sagesse University. He is admitted to the Beirut Bar Association and registered as a foreign practicing attorney at the UK’s Solicitors Regulation Authority. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and French, facilitating seamless communication with clients from diverse backgrounds.

Firm Description:

Mohamed Ali BEN LADEN LAW FIRM – BLK Partners® offers its clients a full legal service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through its team of specialist experts combining international experience with deeply rooted knowledge of local legal regimes, customs, and markets. Through its office in Riyadh, BLK Partners® is a unique legal platform of client-centric professionals, gathered around our “Glocal” concept and committed, all the way, to building the best legal platform.

We are GLOCAL. At BLK Partners®, we have global standards and are committed to providing quality service, every time.

We go beyond delivering an end result to focusing on the quality of the journey. We pride ourselves in the consistency and quality of our service. We are a uniquely structured firm with a robust infrastructure, which creates a culture in which exceptional client service and quality legal work are internally valued and rewarded.

Our Vision is to build the first real partnership offering the best quality legal platform in Saudi Arabia; anchored in fairness, collaboration & equal opportunity for all. Our vision was developed to cater to the market’s increasingly growing need for sophisticated legal services, tailored to the various local particularities.

Our clients value our international expertise and capabilities when applied properly to the Saudi legal regime. Our global experience speaks for itself. The majority of our lawyers have prior experience working at global law firms, where they served numerous local and international clients throughout the region. This extensive global experience enriches their ability to cater to the Saudi market.

We are versed in cultural nuances and local laws. The Saudi economy is dynamic and ever-changing. It presents risks and enormous opportunities for involvement in new or expanded development projects. Our result-driven integrated resources and expertise can help you capitalize on these opportunities and mitigate related risks. BLK Partners® delivers sophisticated legal services tailored to the Saudi market, enabling clients to navigate the regulatory, legal, economic, and business landscapes. Our team of multilingual lawyers understands cultural sensitivities and the complexities of doing business in the Kingdom.

Mohamed Ali Ben Laden Law Firm is a professional company registered in Saudi Arabia under CR number 1010689446 and operates under its registered trademark BLK Partners®, under license number 2731.