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Lawyers in Saudi Arabia

Lawyers in Saudi Arabia

Foreign citizens and entrepreneurs who come to Saudi Arabia need support in various matters. While some of them will require assistance in understanding the requirements of moving here, others will ask for guidance in how to start a company in Saudi Arabia. For these purposes, the help of a lawyer in Saudi Arabia can be invaluable in order to succeed.

Luckily, there are various law firms in Saudi Arabia, most of them prepared to offer specialized support to international clients.

 Quick Facts  
Business registration services 

Our lawyers in Saudi Arabia offer business incorporation support.

Bank account opening services

We provide personal and corporate bank account opening services in Saudi Arabia.

Support for tax registration

 We offer assistance for registering for tax purposes.

Assistance in immigrating to Saudi Arabia

Our immigration lawyers in Saudi Arabia can help persons interested in moving here.

Guidance in employment matters (YES/NO)

We are at the service of employers and employees.

Support in obtaining business licenses in Saudi Arabia

We offer support in applying for various types of business licenses.

Company liquidation services

We offer company liquidation services.

VAT registration support

 We can advise on VAT-related matters.

Assistance in obtaining citizenship in Saudi Arabia

Our lawyers in Saudi Arabia can help foreign citizens apply for residency.

Debt collection assistance (YES/NO)

We can assist in debt recovery cases.

Support for renting/buying a property

Our law firm is at the service of persons interested in renting or buying properties here.

Assistance in applying for investment visas

We are at the services of those interested in the investment visa .

Litigation support 

Our law firm in Saudi Arabia can assist in litigation cases.

Trademark registration services

We offer trademark registration support.

Cities in which our services are available

You can rely on us in major cities in Saudi Arabia, among which Riyadh and Jeddah.

We are a team of company formation officers in Saudi Arabia ready to help you start your business in this country, however, we also invite you to find out how our lawyers can help you.

Services provided by our lawyers in Saudi Arabia

If you need legal services in Saudi Arabia, our lawyers are at your disposal with the following:

  1. support in immigration to Saudi Arabia which can imply assistance in applying for residence permits;
  2. assistance in renting or buying properties in various cities of the country;
  3. guidance in setting up a business and obtaining the necessary authorizations for operating here in Saudi Arabia;
  4. tailored support in understanding the tax legislation in Saudi Arabia and how it affects foreign citizens and investors;
  5. legal guidance in various civil law matters in Saudi Arabia.

You can choose to work with one of the major law firms in Riyadh if your center of interest is the capital of this country.

If you want to open a company in Riyadh, our local agents are at your service with complete services. We can also help you if you need legal services in other countries, such as Oman or Kuwait.   

How to find a lawyer in Saudi Arabia?

All law firms in Saudi Arabia work with lawyers accredited by the Saudi Bar Association, which is why finding a lawyer is not difficult. The main aspect to consider is to find one that is specialized in the legal area you are interested in, however, you should know that Saudi lawyers are well prepared, and just like in any other country you can find an attorney who can represent your best interest.
You can find a lawyer by searching with the nearest law firms in your area or you can widen your searches in the city you are in.

You can also reach out directly to our agents by email or phone and let us know the services you need in order to put you in contact with the rights specialist.

If you want to open a company in this country, our lawyers in Saudi Arabia can draft and file the paperwork with the Companies Register. Apart from these, we can also offer tailored support in obtaining a residence permit by starting a business with the help of our immigration lawyers in Saudi Arabia.

Tax lawyers in Saudi Arabia

One of the most important aspects of doing business in Saudi Arabia is linked to taxation, which is where a lawyer can be of help.

Explaining the laws a foreign citizen or investor needs to respect and the main differences between paying taxes as a foreigner and a resident falls within the services that can be provided by our lawyer in Saudi Arabia.

We also work with accountants in Saudi Arabia who can put into practice what these laws provide for and can help you respect the tax regulations available here.

Immigration services provided by law firms in Saudi Arabia

As the largest country in the Middle East and the 18th most important economy in the world, Saudi Arabia attracts large numbers of expats every year. Out of the country’s population of more than 35 million inhabitants, approximately 13.49 million were foreigners in 2021. Moving to Saudi Arabia has important benefits, among which high salaries, especially for skilled migrants, but also good investment opportunities for investors.

It is a custom to use services offered by law firms in Riyadh or other large cities in the country to relocate here, as these can offer assistance related to immigration law. This is also the case of our immigration lawyers in Saudi Arabia who are at the service of foreign citizens and investors coming here.

Obtaining a residence permit or Iqama takes between 1 and 3 weeks, which is a short timeframe to move here, however, all documents must be in order to benefit from a quick processing time. This is why it is important to work with professionals.

Our law firm has specialists in various fields, including providing support related to moving here based on work or investor visas. The procedures for obtaining such permits are different in terms of documentation, which is why attention must be paid when applying for any of them. With the help of our agents, however, you will be able to move here as soon as possible.

Since relocation often comes with finding a place to stay, our consultants can also help in such matters. If you have found a house or apartment, our advisors can verify it for you and then help you draft the paperwork so that you can move in upon arrival.

Immigration to Saudi Arabia is available in various parts of the country, so you can also rely on law firms in Jeddah if you decide on this city.

Renting or buying a property in Saudi Arabia?

Moving to another country comes with an important decision: rent or buy a property in it. First of all, it is important to know the duration of your stay. However, owning a property in Saudi Arabia comes with a permanent residence permit under the investor visa scheme. So, this may be an option if you are looking to move here indefinitely. There are various law firms in Riyadh and Jeddah that can help you in acquiring real estate.

Starting with 2018, foreigners are allowed to buy properties in Saudi Arabia, in accordance with the Foreign Investment Law. Private citizens from non-GCC countries can own one residential property. There is one exception: foreigners cannot buy real estate in Mecca and Medina. The purchase can be completed after obtaining permission from the Ministry of Interior.

In numbers, the average size of land plots ranges between 500 and 600 sqm, while the difference between prices resides on whether the property will be located in an urban or rural area. In cities, the average price range is between 50 and 3,000 SAR per meter, while in rural zones, it ranges from 25 to 60 SAR per meter.

When it comes to rentals, prices may start at 2,000 SAR and can surpass 16,000 SAR per month depending on the city and the area.

There are specialized law firms in Saudi Arabia that can assist with the purchase of real estate once you have decided where to move.

Our lawyer in Saudi Arabia can offer detailed information on how to rent or buy properties depending on where you decide to live.

Support in starting a business in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a great country to do business in. With plenty of opportunities in terms of sectors, you can operate an enterprise in and a simplified company formation procedure, our specialists can guide you.

There are plenty of law firms in Riyadh that can help you establish a business quickly. For support in drafting the necessary paperwork and filing the documents with the Companies Register and guidance in applying for the necessary permissions, you can also rely on our company registration agents in Saudi Arabia.

Law firms in Riyadh

As one of the main business centers of the country, Riyadh is a main point of interest for overseas citizens who are interested in finding employment, as well as for entrepreneurs who want to open companies here. Both categories of foreigners request the services of law firms in Riyadh based on their needs.

Our specialists can provide tailored legal services in Riyadh for all types of clients, no matter if these imply assistance in civil or corporate matters.

While our company registration agents in Saudi Arabia will help you set up a business, our lawyers will guide you through the entire procedure of moving here if you plan on running your enterprise directly from here. Our legal advisors will also provide tailored assistance in hiring employees, including bringing the foreign workforce to Saudi Arabia.

Why choose Jeddah to move to start a business in

With a diversified local economy that relies on tourism, transport, and finance, Jeddah is one of the most important developed areas of the country. It is also the 4th richest city in Saudi Arabia, therefore, you can move here for work to open a company. It is also the largest city in the country by the number of inhabitants with a developed consumer market.

If you decide to move here, you can request the legal services offered by law firms in Jeddah that can help you with the relocation formalities. We also have specialists that can provide for private foreign citizens and investors.

Why move and start a business in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia is one of the most prolific economies in the Middle East with oil and gas as the main industries to contribute to the country’s Gross Domestic Product. However, in the past few years, the startup ecosystem has also started thriving.

According to statistics:

  • in the first 6 months of 2021, a few non-oil sectors (real estate, manufacturing, and wholesale) have had the greatest contribution to the economy;
  • 2021 is expected to end with a 2.4% economic increase;
  • the country’s GDP is expected to be 1.7 trillion USD for 2021
  • in 2022, the economy is predicted to grow at 4.6%;

If you need legal services, we invite you to discover how our lawyers in Saudi Arabia can help you. Contact us for a personalized consultation.