In civil cases, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strictly follows Islamic Law Jurisprudence in addition to regulations promulgated in compliance with Islamic Law to guide practitioners, namely, “Procedural Law before Islamic Law Courts” Royal Decree No. (M/1) dated 22 Muharram 1435 H Corresponding 25 November 2013.

Procedural law before Islamic Law courts plays a major role in the Kingdom as it regulates all cases in the absence of the jurisdictions related to them including issues related to compensation, ownership, real estate, easements, and mortgages.

Dr. Abdul Kareem Al-Shehri Low firm Group provides various legal services in relation to civil litigations,

 Such as:

  • Providing Representation to clients in various courts including Public Courts, Court of Appeals and,
  • Supreme Courts; and
  • Providing Legal Advice to clients in various civil cases and controversies, and drafting Legal Documents and
  • Memoranda on behalf of clients necessary for civil legal controversy or adversary proceeding.


Commercial litigation covers disputes between companies or individuals engaging in commercial activities whether they are registered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) registered as foreign or Saudi companies that have a commercial dispute locally or in GCC countries or internationally.

Dr. Abdul Karim Al Shehri Law Firm provides clients with experienced and specialized lawyers to represent them before commercial courts in internal corporate disputes. Contractual disputes and third party disputes such as distribution, manufacturing and product liability, both before commercial and civil courts and in some cases commercial paper disputes and fraud cases.”

Saudi Arabia regulates a wide range of business activities that include companies, individuals, and remedies from compensation to other forms of remedies provided by law. This is achieved through the Companies and Commercial Transactions Law


Employment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia divided into two parts:

  • Civil Service Law regulates the public sector
  • Private sector regulated under the “Labor Law” by Royal Decree No. (M / 42), dated Jumada Al-Ula 5, 1436 AH, corresponding to February 24, 2015 AD.


Each sector is subject to specialized authority regarding the rights and obligations of employers and employees such as leave, working hours, awards, and a safe environment.

Companies can be excluded from these governing authorities by establishing an internal regulation policy that has been drafted in accordance with the Saudi Labor Law.

Dr. Abdul Karim Al Shehri Law Firm provides comprehensive legal services related to employment, whether for employees or employers: •

  • Formulation of internal policies
  • Drafting employment contracts
  • End of service accounts and payments
  • Representation before the judiciary
  • Mediation and dispute resolution


In 1989, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia formed a specialized committee, the Public Litigation and Investigation Committee, which specialized in litigating crimes.


This committee organizes on behalf of the state all criminal acts within its jurisdiction and submits them to a competent court.


Different cases fall under a criminal case and governed by different laws, including but not limited to the following:

  • Money Laundering
  • Misrepresentation
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Cyber Crimes


Money Laundering is governed by Anti-Money Laundering Law” Royal Decree No. (M/31) Dated 11 Jamada Awal 1433 H Corresponding 3 April 2012.

Anti-Forgery Law Royal Decree No. governs fraud. (114) Dated 26 Dhul-Qadah 1380 Corresponding 12 May 1961.

Cyber Crimes are governed by Anti-Cyber Crimes Law” Royal Decree No. (M/17) Dated 8 Rabea’a Awal 1428 Corresponding 27 March 2007.


Insurance covers a wide spectrum of different insurance types and industries, such as Industrial Insurance, Building Insurances, Maritime Insurance, Aerospace Insurance, Car Insurance, Freight Insurance, Health Insurance, and Life Insurance.

Cooperative Insurance Companies Control Law by Royal Decree No. governs insurance. (M/32) Dated 2 Jumad Althani 1424 H Corresponding 31 July 2003.

We provide legal representation and legal advice to companies and individuals, pertaining to different types of insurance, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Drafting insurance policies in compliance with Saudi laws and international practices.
  • Drafting insurance contracts in compliance with Saudi laws and international practices.
  • Litigating claims brought by insurance companies and individuals and resolving disputes.


All personal status matters are dealt with and adjudicated under the Sharia’s Jurisprudence in Saudi Arabia, which regulates claims relating to:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Inheritance
  • Wills and trusts