H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani
has founded this Law Firm during the year 1956 in Jeddah as
the first office for legal consultations to be regularly founded in
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since its establishment, our firm
included an elite of Saudi, Arab and American legal consultants of
wide range of experties and knowledge about all regulations prevailing
in the Middle East
region. Due to the expansion of business, and
to the increasing number of the clients, His Excellency
opened branches for the office in both Riyadh and Bahrain. Our
office in Bahrain is the only foreign legal consultation office
that is legitimately authorized to practice law in full
independence from the local offices in Bahrain.
Of all the major business regions of
the world, none is more distinctive in its legal, political,
business and cultural environment than the Middle East. Reliable
advice on Saudi Laws and customs is critically important in all
Saudi business activities, since only Saudi Law applies to the
exclusion of foreign laws. Saudi Law like Saudi culture is
evolving rapidly, drawing from traditional, Islamic and Shari’a as
well as from Western sources.
Understanding and successfully
penetrating Middle East markets requires the guidance of
experienced professionals familiar with and well connected in both
the Western and Local communities. The Firm’s professionals
provide the legal interface between local and foreign laws and
customs which this convergence of traditional and modern
The Firm actively promotes its
client’s success, identifying new business opportunities as well
as devising and implementing appropriate legal strategies. Through
its diversity of experience and far-flung geographical presence
and contacts, the Firm is uniquely equipped and positioned to
assist multinational clients in developing profitable and sound
Middle East business.
In the beginning of the year 2002 , the administrative structure of
the Jeddah ( main office ) has been
developed and changed by bringing in and setting up a new general management to coordinate and supervise the offices of
Jeddah, Riyadh and Bahrain.
Our Firm provides all legal services supported with
the most recent researches, studies as well as the latest
information tools and communications technologies.