Mohammed Blaize

Senior Litigator

Mohammed is a Senior Litigator at KN Legal with experience in a range of litigation and dispute resolution matters. Working in the Saudi offices of large international law firms since 2003, Mohammed has accumulated extensive experience in litigation and has handled cases for major energy, mining, infrastructure, and construction companies in the region.

Mohammed’s practice comprises mostly of complex litigation, including commercial disputes, administrative cases, anti-trust, money laundry, and regulatory matters. He has handled cases before the commercial court, administrative court, labor court, general court, as well as various quasi-judicial tribunals. Mohammed has also been involved in several institutional arbitrations.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Appellate Court, Egyptian Bar

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Candidate, Cairo University, Administrative Procedural Law

LL.M. Alexandria University, Administrative Law

LL.B, Alexandria University

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

•Successfully handled a case for a major Saudi metals conglomerate against a contractor for the breach of a $300-million construction contract.

•Successfully defended large robotics and heavy electrical equipment manufacturing company in anti-trust proceedings before the appellate competition tribunal and the public prosecution involving the bidding in a project SAR 400-million.

•Successfully defended a major contracting company against claims by an industrial city in Saudi Arabia totaling SAR 300-million for alleged delayed works in an ICC arbitration.

•Successfully defended a passenger aircraft manufacturer against claims from a local company that a partnership had formed.

•Successfully defended a global accounting firm in administrative proceedings for the suspension and fine before the tribunal and administrative court.

•Successfully defended a multinational food company against claims for damages under a commercial agency agreement for the amount of SAR 150-million.

•Successfully defended a major petrochemical company against alleged environmental law violations by government authorities seeking suspension and fines.

•Successfully defended client in criminal allegations of money laundry involving the purchase of $200-million aircraft.

•Successfully handled a case for a major sports club player against his sports club for unpaid compensation.

LANGUAGES

Arabic
English