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Ahmed Alhudaithi

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Ahmed Alhudaithi

Ahmed Alhudaithi

Associate

People

Ahmed Alhudaithi

Ahmed Alhudaithi

Associate

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Ahmed advises a number of local and multinational clients on a range of Transportation, Marine, International Trade, and Employment matters, and has broad experience advising on contentious and non-contentious issues.  Ahmed also drafts reviews and advises on Transportation, Marine, and Employment related documents, including employment contracts and company policies.

Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Ahmed worked at a regional law firm and held a position of legal consultant with a local bank.

Experience

International Trade & Transportation and Commercial Dispute Resolution:

  • Representing a client before the KSA courts in a dispute in relation to an indemnity claim against a road haulier relating to the constructive total loss of high-end and specialist electrical transformer for use in a specialist ECP project in the KSA as result of the damage caused to the transformer during land transportation in the KSA.
  • Represent a luxury car manufacture before the KSA courts in claim made by the local distributor against the parent company in the sum of euro 250 million. Successfully dismissed the claim on jurisdictional grounds.
  • Representing a client before the KSA courts in a case dealing with jurisdiction of the KSA courts and liability of the client for allegedly missing goods in a container while the container was sealed and packed by the shipper.
  • Representing one of the biggest shipping companies in word before the KSA courts in a case relating to recovery action for damaged costs of goods while they were under the defendant's custody during land transportation in the KSA.
  • Representing a local ship agent before the KSA courtsin case involving issues of set off, privity of contract, foreign law and jurisdictionclause relatingto the jurisdiction of the KSA courts, and the effect in the change in law with respect to shipping agency services in KSA
  • Advising a major shipping company in respect of the maritime shipping agent regulation.
  • Advising a client on the effect of the IMO Regulations (SOLAS; MARPOL; STCW; LOADLINE; TONNAGE & COLREGS).

Corporate and Employment:

  • International companies: Advising several companies regarding termination within labour law in KSA. Advising in relation to GOSI laws and Nationalization. Amend and review internal policies for several international companies. Draft employment contracts for both Saudi national and non- Saudi nationals. Advising many clients in relation to the end of service benefit. Drafting settlement agreements with employees. Advising in relation employees transfer, and secondment. Advising in relation to restrictive covenant in labour law, and non-competition clause.
  • KSA company: representing in connection with the collection of a $ 1 million debt for commercial papers, selling of goods.
  • Trading companies: representing in connection with several lawsuits in Saudi Arabia and representing them before government bodies.
  • Automotive manufacturer: advising one of the largest Japanese companies in relation to foreign investment regulations in Saudi Arabia. Also, drafting legal memos to defend the company before labour Courts in KSA. Advising the company in their corporate and employment matter.
  • Foreign companies: advising various entities in relation to incorporation in Saudi Arabia, how to engage with employee, and how to comply with Nitaqat or Saudization. Advising in Visas and sponsorships.
  • Hospital: advising on incorporation of a health care partnership for a private hospital with a capital of SAR 60 million.
  • Advising a large number of companies on a wide range of companies laws including CMA, shareholders rights.

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Expertise

Ahmed is a bilingual associate who with the MENA Dispute Resolution and Employment Groups, based in the firm's Riyadh office. Ahmed received his law degree from King Saud University in Riyadh; this was followed by a Masters of Comparative and International Law from Southern Methodist University, USA, and a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University, USA.

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