Saud Al Naamani

Managing Partner

Saud is an expert ADR/litigation lawyer who has developed a reputation for providing sound, practical legal advice and for helping clients navigate court procedures with his astute knowledge. He is admitted before the Primary and Appeal Courts of Oman.

Saud has represented clients in litigation proceedings regarding various matters, including complex commercial disputes, labour disputes, land ownership and tenancy disputes, loan disputes, shareholder disputes, statutory irregularities and disputes in relation to transportation, oil and gas. Saud has also been involved in landmark arbitration cases which are of national interest.

Apart from his expertise in litigation and arbitration, Saud has also developed a strong working relationship with the local authorities in Oman. Clients rely on Saud to provide crucial assistance on governmental matters. He liaises with the ministries and other competent authorities in Oman, in order to facilitate and expedite regulatory approvals and clearances, and to resolve complications and challenges which may affect clients’ business.

Saud has been involving in, amongst others, the following matters:

  • Representing a national oil company in numerous commercial, criminal and labour cases, and acting as a key legal advisor to the company for a considerable number of years.
  • Representing a national utility regulator in over 200 court proceedings since 2015 at all court levels, and in arbitration proceedings involving a dispute with an EPC contractor for a multi-million Omani Rial claim.
  • Representing a global oil services company in an international arbitration dispute of a value exceeding USD100 million.
  • Advising a major UAE-based agriculture and fertilizer company on a shareholder dispute and the recovery of over OMR3,000,000 through settlement.
  • Representing a national airline carrier in various fraud and employee related cases.
  • Representing a global engineering company in arbitration proceedings involving a claim of over USD20 million.
  • Representing one of the largest residential and commercial development companies in the Middle East in over 100 cases involving employment claims, civil disputes and commercial disputes.
  • Representing several national banks in numerous commercial recovery claims and employment disputes.
  • Representing a global mining company in arbitration proceedings against a service provider in relation to unfair termination of a mobile equipment services agreement.
  • Representing a key government institution in arbitration proceedings against a contractor relating to the construction of a landmark office building.

Admissions & Qualifications:

  • Primary Courts of Oman
  • Appeal Courts of Oman
  • Board Member of the Omani Lawyers’ Association


  • Bachelor of Law, College of Law Sultan Qaboos University
  • Arabic
  • English