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Our Law Firm provides Comprehensive legal advice with respect to Real Estate

Advisory on Real Estate, Construction & Contracting

Shahrani Law Firm represents high-profile clients in relation to their real estate investments in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and we provides legal opinion on major real estate development, including commercial, industrial, residential condominium, hotel, hospitals, Clinics, etc.

We have particular expertise in Joint Ventures and consortium formation for big projects, and in negotiating funding / financing with Islamic Financing Institutions or Islamic Banks

Our service is effective in avoiding and/or minimizing the risk(s), and we handle all concerns of clients at all stages. And we do due diligence on the property itself and the real estate agencies.

We served a range of government construction and development projects. Our building and construction practice is well established and lends its strength in the local market to a unified approach in assessing project viability and risks at the outset, as well as mitigating situations at the tail end when parties get into disputes. And we have very strong dispute resolution and litigation practices.

We have acted for some of the largest groups and very influential clients in Saudi, to mention include Al-Tameer Company, Al- Saif Group of Companies, the Asaad Saeed Est. , Saudi Building Company, amongst others.

Shahrani Law Firm provides legal services mainly in relation to following matters:

  • Drafting, vetting, and negotiating real estate related agreements: Purchase agreements, leases (from the landlord's or the tenant's perspective ), Long-term land leases, Short-term tenancies - residential, commercial and retail, develop and transfer leases, asset / facility management agreements, JV, Islamic Financing Agreements, mortgages, etc.
    In addition, we draft and negotiate agreements for Consultant Engineer, Project Management Consultancies, and Real Estate Marketing companies;
  • Procedures for acquisitions and dispositions of property: land, hotel, industrial, and residential.
  • Coordination of all aspects of land use planning and development process, including dealing with government and public agencies, securing regulatory approvals, title deed registries, and municipalities.
  • Acquisition, construction and permanent financing, from both the lender's and the borrower's perspective
  • Litigation and resolving disputes arising from the purchase, financing, management and sale of real estate. In addition to providing legal advices on landlord-tenant disputes arising during the term of a lease or upon its termination, and we participate in Al-Solh (amicable settlements) arrangements.
  • Advise on investment in listed companies' shares in the Saudi financial market for qualified foreign Islamic financial institutions.

Construction & Contracting

Construction & Contractor

Shahrani Law Firm acts on behalf of our clients (corporate and individuals) on numerous occasions which involves employers, major developers, contractors, specialized subcontractors, property owners, engineers, consultants, funds, government departments, public sector bodies.

Our lawyers act for clients involved in large projects, in infrastructure works and in construction projects for the institutional sector, in mixed-use or commercial developments and in multi-residential projects.

We engage with several projects including hotels, hospitals, industrial, mix- used and commercial developments, roads and highways extensions, schools, telecom network, shopping malls and many other.

We offer our clients a 15 year-solid local experience in KSA on construction & Contracting and related matters , including Technology, MEP, and Telecom network projects. We know what works locally in KSA, and regionally at GCC level. One team member has drafted agreements and negotiated Construction and Contracting deals with an aggregate value reaching SAR 40 Billion. In addition, we can help clients in international purchase/ procurement issues and negotiations with international suppliers.

Our lawyers provide the following services:

  • Drafting and negotiating construction and Construction Management contracts.
  • Construction Project Islamic financing, from both the lender's and the borrower's perspective
  • FIDIC agreement review of special conditions , and negotiating its terms from perspective of Owners and also Construction Contractor
  • Tender and project documentation support, including legal SOCs
  • Advise over importation and custom issues for big projects.
  • Litigation involving construction , delay claims and bonding claims, and compensation claims. Our service includes file building and presentation, in addition application for licensed engineering expertise involvement and reporting.

Contracting Classification Application in KSA:

Advise contractors on application preparation and compiling all required documents ( Financial, Administrative and Technical). Follow up with Ministry, and arrange and attend visits of official inspectors; up to final approval and issuance of Classification Certificate in the required field and desired class. Special Classification applications for International Contractors.