Dr. Salman Ghazi AL-Dhufairy (Founder of the Law Firm)

Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Islamic Legislation (Sharia) and Law, subject of the thesis is (World Trade Organization from Islamic Prospect), OMDURMAN Islamic University. 
  • Master Degree in Islamic Legislation (Sharia) and Law, subject of the thesis is (Arbitration and its Applications in the Islamic Jurisprudence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), OMDURMAN Islamic University.
  • Bachelor Degree in Islamic Legislation (Sharia), Jurisprudence Department, College of Islamic Legislation (Sharia), Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh.
  • Various legal and administrative courses.
Experiences & Professional Membership:
  • Chief Legal Consultant – Al-Rajhi Banking and Investment Company (March, 2000- March, 2004).
  • Legal consultant for Riyadh Bank – Islamic services.
  • Legal consultant for many Saudi and foreign partnership companies.
  • Expert in legal, economic and financial lawsuits.
  • Approved arbiter within arbiters list at the Saudi Ministry of Justice. 
  • Approved arbiter within arbiters list at the Commercial Arbitration Council of GCC (Gulf Co-operation Countries)/Al-Manamah.
  • Member of Arabian Lawyers Union/Cairo.
  • Member of International Lawyers Union/London.
  • Co-operated Assistant Professor in Riyadh College for Dental & Pharma Medicine.
  • Dr. Salman has vast experience in Commercial Litigation and Pleading Before:
  • Public Courts.
  • Commercial and Administrative Departments within the Board of Grievances.
  • Financial notes Settling Committee, Financial Market Authority.
  • The Banking Committee for Settling Banking Disputes, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency.
  • Offices of Settling Commercial Instruments Disputes.
  • Commercial Arbitration Committees within the Chamber of Commerce.
Researches:
  • World Trade Organization (WTO), Thesis, (Jurisprudential and Legal study).
  • Arbitration in Saudi Law, Thesis, (Jurisprudential and Legal study).
  • Arbitration in disputes of the World Trade Organization (WTO), (Jurisprudential and Legal study).

Yazan Kh. Eltal

Managing Lawyer
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, Yarmouk University, 1996, Jordan.
LL.M, Macquarie University, 2002, Australia.
Nationality:
Jordanian
Languages:
Arabic & English

Yazan obtained his LL.B degree from Yarmouk University, Jordan, his LL.M on Commercial Law from Macquarie University, Sydney, and was admitted to the Jordanian Bar in 1997.

Yazan has spent the last few years advising a wide verity of local and international clients on a broad range of issues relating to merger and acquisition transactions., legal due diligence, joint ventures, drafting and negotiating various types of commercial agreements, establishment of various corporate vehicles, agency law issues, e-commerce, electronic transactions and many other types of transactions, in addition to being involved in legislation drafting. 

Alan M Jones

Senior Legal Consultant (LXL-UK)
Nationality:
British  
Languages:

English

Alan is a business lawyer with many years experience acting in the UK and internationally on corporate, finance and commercial transactions. He was a partner with Clifford Chance (and head of its Energy Group) before joining the US firm of LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae, where he became the Joint Managing Partner of the office in London. Alan has advised on corporate and commercial transactions in some of the largest deals nationally and globally in the last twenty years. Working closely with clients he assists throughout all stages of a transaction, in negotiating and concluding deals and assisting with solving any disputes which may arise in a client’s business.
After working for 21 years in the City Alan founded LXL in January 2003.

Douglas Brown

Senior Legal Consultant (LXL-UK)
Nationality:
British  
Languages:

English

Douglas is an energy, projects and engineering lawyer until recently in-house legal adviser with Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and previously a former partner with Eversheds, London office and Senior legal Adviser to British Gas Plc.
He provides specialist advice on structuring, negotiating and drafting high value contracts from project inception through to successful project completion. A specialist contract draftsman of complex, high value energy, infrastructure and engineering contracts based either on standard international forms of contract or on a “bespoke” basis.
Douglas has advised clients on a range of projects, ranging from offshore construction, GSPAs and LNG SPAs and MSAs, petroleum refining, process engineering infrastructure to I.T. systems. His focus is on one component of successful projects i.e. the swift creation of, and agreement on, clear well-structured contractual documentation, accurately reflecting the agreed risk and reward arrangements, reducing future disputes and enhancing productivity and profitability.

Ayad Ridha

Legal Consultant (LXL-UK)
Nationality:
British  
Languages:

English

Ayad is a UK qualified solicitor and an Iraqi lawyer. He has international and UK experience in corporate commercial law, energy, shipping, insurance, M&A and project finance. Since joining LXL in 2003 Ayad has worked on a number of high profile projects in Africa, Europe and Russia. He has advised US and European clients on various commercial and corporate aspects of their investment projects as well as assisting them in their day to day operations. Ayad is also a fluent Arabic speaker.

Badreldin A. Elwasila

Legal Consultant
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, University of Khartoum, Sudan
Nationality:
Sudanese
Languages:
Arabic & English

A Sudanese legal advisor graduated from University of Khartoum, has more than 14 years of legal experience.
Elwasila provides legal opinion on a variety of legal issues. He negotiates and drafts contracts in different aspects. Furthermore, he has Practical experience in the fields of corporate structure matters including the framing of Memorandums & Articles of Association of companies and the follow-up of its related legal proceedings, Agencies and Trademarks.

Amr Abdul Al Jawwad

Legal Consultant
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, University of Ain Shams, 1998, Egypt.
Nationality:
Egyptian
Languages:
Arabic

Amr is an Egyptian legal advisor and currently practicing and specializing in corporate advisory work  in many areas like; Corporate acquisitions and disposals of shares, joint ventures and venture capital investments and corporate structuring advice in light of local regulatory requirements and subsequent establishment, in addition to licensing of corporate entities with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Adullah Mohammad Barakat

Legal Consultant
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, King Saud University, 2007, Saudi.
LL.M, , 2009, USA.
Nationality:
Saudi
Languages:
Arabic & English

Abdullah is a Saudi Lawyer specializing in human rights and government affairs, he worked as legal researcher and consultant for the National Human Rights Society where he was in charge of receiving complains and forwarding them to the competent authorities. Abdullah has also gained good experience in litigation during his probation period (Trainee in the courts) between 2007 and 2008.

Jamal Aldeen Abduljalil

Legal Consultant (Associate)
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, University of Cairo, 1964, Egypt.
Nationality:
Egyptian
Languages:
Arabic

Jamal is a senior legal advisor with around 45 years of intensive experience in both litigation and consultation. He has advised many international companies on structuring options available to them to carry on business in many different countries such as; Saudi, Syria, Jordan, Tunisia, Libya, Iraq, Lebanon and Kuwait. Jamal has extensive and comprehensive experience from working in private practice, government and in-house counsel roles. Jamal has also vast experience advising wide range of corporate (business sale & acquisition, IPO`s, joint ventures, property and labor law) as well as his extensive experience in real estates legal practice.

Hamad Khalil Al-Muqait

Litigator
Qualifications:
B.A in Islamic Studies & Law, Amam Mohd Bin Saud Islamic University, 2006, Saudi.
Nationality:
Saudi
Languages:
Arabic

Hamad is a dedicated Saudi junior consultant specializing in litigation and court procedure in the areas of corporate commercial as well as disputes resulting from employment related issues. He has good knowledge in Islamic Law (Sharia) and its general practices in Saudi.

Adel Mahmoud Abdulwahab

Legal Consultant
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, University of Mansoura 2006, Egypt.
Nationality:
Egyptian
Languages:
Arabic

Adel is an Egyptian legal advisor specializing in Labor Law, he joined our firm in 2007 and has acquired intensive experience on advising clients on employment and labor law related issues. Adel is also very good in drafting Articles of Associations of companies, and has good experience in the procedure of registering and licensing companies and establishments in Saudi.

Osama Mohammed Mazroa

Legal Consultant
Qualifications:
LL.B Degree, University of Ain Shams.
Nationality:
Egyptian
Languages:
Arabic

Osama is an Egyptian legal advisor specializing in Commercial Law; he has good experience in drafting Articles of Associations of companies, Agency Agreements and many other commercial contracts. He also has good experience in the procedure of registering and licensing companies and establishments in Saudi Arabia.

 

Essam Asklani
Office Manger
Saud Al Dufairy
Public Relations Officer
Fahd Alqahtani
Legal Assistant
Samer Alshaar
Secretary