People

Feras al Shawaf
Feras al Shawaf
Man­aging Part­ner
Riyadh
Feras Al Shawaf is the Managing Partner of Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm in association with CMS. He has extensive experience of both contentious and non-contentious matters. As to contentious matters,...
Shawaf al Shawaf
Part­ner
Riyadh
Shawaf is involved in the contentious practice of the firm with particular focus on trademarks. Shawaf obtained his LLB from King Saud University and completed his legal education from BPP Law...
Karim Fawaz
Karim Fawaz
Part­ner
Riyadh
Karim specialises in corporate commercial work with focus on Technology and Corporate Finance. This includes regulatory, investments and digital transformation projects for public and private...

Expertise

Corporate/M&A [SAU]
Saudi Arabia
The successful execution of an M&A transaction requires lawyers who understand their clients' businesses and markets, including the risks associated with their sector and how they can be mitigated...
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Construction & Engineering [SAU]
Saudi Arabia
Simply put, we are experts in construction. We have excellent construction capability and experience across the Middle East and Africa. We offer a full range of infrastructure, construction and...
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Dispute Resolution [SAU]
Saudi Arabia
We boast an integrated international team of leading dispute resolution lawyers who collaborate closely on advising high-profile multinational and domestic clients on a wide variety of disputes from...
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About Us

About Us
Riyadh is the capital and most populous city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the centre of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau and home to more than six million people.
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News

CMS strengthens Middle East Corporate and Tech offering with new partner hire in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
16 July 2019 Feras Al Shawaf Law Firm in association with CMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Karim Fawaz, who joins the firm as a partner to be based out of Dubai and Riyadh. The appointment marks a...
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TMT - Technology, Media & Telecommunications
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CMS expands Dubai practice with hire of construction dispute specialist
13 June 2018 International law firm CMS is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick McPherson as a partner in the firm’s infrastructure, construction and energy (ICE) disputes team in Dubai. He will s...
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Construction & Engineering
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CMS promotes 47 to partner as firm celebrates one year since ground-breaking merger
27 April 2018 CMS is pleased to announce the promotion of 47 new partners across 23 of its global offices. Overall, 38% of the firm's promotions are women, spread across 11 countries including Austria, Colombia,...
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Publications

Middle East Projects Update: Summer 2018
6 September 2018 We are pleased to present you with our first Middle East Projects and Infrastructure update in 2018. In this update, we highlight some of the notable developments in Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman,...
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Infrastructure & Projects
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Highlights of our experience in Dispute Resolution
July 2018 A Saudi Arabian EPC contractor in relation to its claims against its joint venture partner arising out of the design and construction of a combined cycle power plant in Saudi Arabia. A global pumping...
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Dispute Resolution
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Highlights of our experience in Infrastructure & Projects
July 2018 Sumitomo Corporation/Malakoff International Limited/Aljomaih on the US$ 7bn Ras Azzour IWPP in Saudi Arabia. Saudi National Gas Company on the construction of an air separation plant. Saudi Aramcoa on ...
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Events

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Accommodating the Entertainment Industry
17/10/2018
CMS and Drees & Sommer are delighted to invite you to an interactive conference, which will seek...
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Hotels & Leisure
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