Hassan Mahassni


Hassan Mahassni

Partner, Law Firm of Hassan Mahassni

Jeddah | Al-Nakheel Center, 3rd Floor , Medina Road on Palestine Circle , P.O. Box 2256, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 21451
+966 12 665 4353 | + 966 12 669 2996

Riyadh | Office 25, 2nd Floor, Al Riyadh Olaya Centre, Olaya Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+ 966 11 450 0093

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Hassan Mahassni focuses his practice on a wide range of domestic and international corporate, commercial and financial transactions with a particular focus on joint ventures, M&A, capital markets, contractors’ law, banking and Islamic finance.

Mr. Mahassni advises on transactions for a diverse group of Saudi Arabian clients including construction contractors, industrial, oil and petrochemical companies; banks, financial institutions and major publicly-traded companies. Mr. Mahassni has extensive experience advising contractors, developers and lenders on all legal aspects of engineering and construction contracts pertaining to the development of limited-recourse project financing. Within the corporate space, Mr. Mahassni has formed multiple Saudi companies including limited liability companies, general partnerships and joint stock companies. Additionally, he has counseled numerous Saudi Arabian financial institutions in connection with financial products and services and has long been involved in the structuring, development, documentation and negotiation of Islamic finance transactions and the use of Islamic finance techniques in the provision of financial services products.

Mr. Mahassni also regularly advises African, American, Asian and European companies in connection with their investments in Saudi Arabia. Such investments usually take the form of companies licensed pursuant to the Foreign Investment Law. Mr. Mahassni has represented clients before all Saudi Courts of all grades and jurisdictions on innumerable legal issues such as breach of contract, agency, labor, real property, negotiable instruments and trademarks.

Mr. Mahassni serves as the principal of the Law Firm of Hassan Mahassni in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

  • Syrian University, B.A., 1957
  • Syrian University, License in Finance and Economics, 1957
  • Saudi Arabia, 1966
  • Legal Committee of Jeddah, 1985
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Arbitrator approved by the Saudi Ministry of Justice (commercial and insurance cases), 2004
  • Arbitrator approved by the Commercial Arbitration Center of the GCC countries