Salman Al-Sudairi

  • Partner
  • Esalman.al-sudairi@lw.com
  • Al-Tatweer Towers, 7th Floor, Tower 1
  • King Fahad Highway, PO Box 17411
  • Riyadh 11484
  • Saudi Arabia
  • T +966.11.207.2515
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Profile

Salman Al-Sudairi is the Office Managing Partner of the Saudi office and is a member of the Corporate & Finance Practices.

Mr. Al-Sudairi is a US and Saudi Arabian-qualified lawyer focusing on sophisticated capital markets transactions, as well as financing, including leveraged financings, project financings, Islamic financings, and restructurings. He advises Saudi Arabian and international clients in complex commercial transactions in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East region in a wide range of industries, including energy, retail, manufacturing, defense, telecommunications, healthcare, and hospitality.

Thought Leadership

  • SAMA Updates Payment Services Provider Licensing Regime in KSA -  September 02, 2020
  • COVID-19: Legal Issues and Considerations for Businesses in Saudi Arabia -  May 17, 2020
  • COVID-19 and Online Transactions in Saudi Arabia -  May 01, 2020
  • SAMA Issues Additional Licensing Guidelines for Digital-Only Banks in Saudi Arabia  -  April 26, 2020
  • Addressing COVID-19-Related Financial Challenges in Saudi Arabia -  April 09, 2020
  • Addressing COVID-19-Related Financial Challenges in Saudi Arabia (in Arabic) -  April 09, 2020
  • The Evolving Business and Investment Landscape in Saudi Arabia -  June 02, 2016
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Capital Market Authority Amends, Clarifies Listing Rules -  June 02, 2016
  • Saudi Arabia Issues New Regulations for Companies, Altering Regulatory Landscape -  December 29, 2015
  • Al-Mirsal Blog: Saudi CMA Publishes Draft Rules for Qualified Foreign Financial Institutions Investment in Listed Shares  -  September 03, 2014
  • Saudi Arabia Legal Framework -  August 26, 2014
  • Saudi CMA Publishes Draft Rules to Open Tadawul to Qualified Foreign Investors -  August 24, 2014
  • هيئة السوق المالية السعودية تصدر مشروع قواعد لفتح السوق المالية السعودية (تداول) أمام المستثمرين الأجانب المؤهلين  -  August 24, 2014
  • Al-Mirsal Blog: Saudi Opens Market to Foreign Financial Institutions -  July 27, 2014
  • Doing Business in Saudi Arabia – Understanding the Saudi Laws and Legal System -  March 2014
  • Al-Mirsal Blog: K.A.CARE Sheds Light on Renewable Energy Program  -  February 26, 2013
  • Al-Mirsal Blog: Current Challenges for GCC Family-Owned Businesses -  April 11, 2012
  • Social Infrastructure - Islamic Finance Opportunities -  April 13, 2011
  • SmartCapital Newsletter (Issue 17, October 2010) -  October 8, 2010
  • Private Equity Landscape: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -  August 16, 2010
  • Shari'ah-Compliant Financings: New Opportunities for the US Market -  January 2009
Recommended as a leading lawyer with clients stating that he is a “notable figure,” “very knowledgeable,” and “one of the leading figures in the market.”Chambers Global 2014-2018
Bar Qualification
  • New York
  • Saudi Arabia
Education
  • JD, Villanova University School of Law, 2003
    magna cum laude
  • BA, Lafayette College, 2000
Industries
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology
  • Video Gaming & Esports
Languages
  • Arabic
  • English
Practices
  • Capital Markets
  • Public Company Representation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring & Special Situations
  • Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Private Equity Finance
  • Islamic Finance