A Saudi licensed lawyer, a former judge at the General Court of Riyadh, and a founding partner of Harasani & Alkhamees law firm in Jeddah. Holding a B.A in Shari’ah law, Master in Islamic Comparative Jurisprudence, LLM in Advance Legal Studies and a PhD in the area of Islamic Finance and Financial Regulation from the University of Warwick. Aiming to make the most of my legal expertise in Saudi law and common law to provide high end of legal services that meet the international standards to clients in Saudi Arabia and GCC .
Specialties: Litigation, Islamic Finance, Saudi Capital Market Law, Saudi Commercial Law, and Arbitration.
Along with Dr Hamid Harasani, we founded Harasani & Alkhamees law firm. The firm is a boutique law
firm with a firm commitment to the provision of a personalised but professional level of service that is catered toward high net worth individuals, businesses and corporations. The firm has four main practice areas:
Litigation before all Saudi courts and panels (excluding criminal and family cases).
Corporate and transactional work (both domestic and cross border).
Advising on all areas of wealth planning (wills, gifts, inheritance, all types of Waqfs, Shariah
The legal structuring of Islamic finance contracts and transactions.
A boutique law office specializes in advising on highly complex litigation
I worked as a part-time project manager to help Professor Frank E. Vogel of Harvard Law School in his study of The Commercial Law of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia commissioned by the Royal court.
I have completed my judicial training and worked under the supervision of three experienced judges (now
court of appeal judges). I was also responsible for supervising the judge's offices during their leaves. I have issued judgements on various cases, involving: family law, inheritance law, and commercial law. I have also drafted judgements for major cases, which were upheld by the court of appeal.
PublicationThe Impact of Shari’ah Governance Practices on Shari’ah Compliance in Contemporary Islamic Finance
ProjectsTranslating into Arabic a book titled "The Principles and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration. Margaret L. Moses"
A dot Alkhamees at warwick dot ac dot uk