AlSawaed Law Firm | شركة السواعد للاستشارات القانونية

Nearly 50 years of Saudi practice experience

With decades of experience assisting dozens of Saudi and US/international business clients with their full range of “doing business in Saudi” legal needs and disputes support, our Firm combines the highest international standard of Saudi legal service with boutique firm attention and values. Our goal is to deliver exceptional legal service value to our clients.

Our Practice Areas

Foreign Investment Licensing

Foreign Direct Investment Licensing (SAGIA) for Services, Industrial/Manufacturing and “Trading” Activities

Saudi Litigation and Arbitration

Litigation before all Saudi Courts and Judicial Bodies, Arbitration under Saudi and International (e.g., ICC) Rules


Corporate Governance

For LLC, JSC, and Professional Companies and Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions

Labor and Immigration

Advisory and Disputes Support for Labor, “Saudiization”, Nitaqat and WPS Regulations


Compliance and Investigations

Antibribery, Boycott (and Anti-Boycott) Laws, Internal Investigations and White Collar Crime

Regulatory Matters

Commercial Agency, Competition Law, Environmental Protection, Tax Law, Government and Defense Procurement Regulations

Our Partners

Sam E. Eversman

Sam E. Eversman

Corporate Transactions, Regulatory, Licensing, Strategy, Tax Planning

Since 1990, Sam’s practice has focused on international transactions in or involving Saudi Arabia.


Transactions include business establishment, joint ventures, acquisitions (and in recent years mergers), distribution and franchising, intellectual property transfers and Saudi income tax for clients conducting all types of business in Saudi Arabia.


Sam is a certified public accountant and assists business clients to explore, evaluate, structure, establish, and conduct operations in Saudi Arabia. Sam also has substantial experience supporting international clients in Saudi arbitrations and disputes.


Over the last three decades, Sam has authored several articles on Saudi business law topics and its Anti-Corruption Regulations, and he has been a speaker regarding various Saudi law topics.

Othman S. Alshmry

Othman S. Alshmry

Saudi Litigation, Saudi and International Arbitration, Regulatory

Othman is a highly experienced Saudi disputes and regulatory practitioner.


For nearly 15 years Othman has handled Saudi litigation and arbitration cases in commercial disputes involving construction, joint ventures, agency termination and labor matters (for the employer).  Othman’s experience includes representation of Saudi and US/International clients in the Saudi General (i.e., “Shari’ah”) Court, the Commercial Court (formerly Board of Grievances), the new Enforcement Courts and related appeals at all levels. Othman also has experience in Saudi’s various specialized disputes bodies.


Othman is one of Saudi Arabia’s most highly experienced bilingual arbitration lawyers.  He has lead arbitrations under the Saudi Arbitration Law and various other international arbitration procedures including one of the first ICC arbitrations seated in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.



Direct Tel (USA): +1.314.698.2525

Mobile Tel (USA): +1.314.488.9213



Mobile Tel (KSA): +966.54.344.8888

Visit Us At:

7639 Burj Alfardan, Office 904

Prince Turki Bin Abdulaziz St.

Corniche District

Al-Khobar 34413-2175

Saudi Arabia