ONE 2 ONE LEGAL, LLP / RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA 2013-Present
One 2 One Legal LLP, recognised as the best boutique law firm in Saudi Arabia provides “magic circle,” “white shoe” firm quality on a local market price dynamic specifically on client relationship demand. As Managing Partner, Siraj Al Islam has been awarded the best lawyer in Saudi Arabia.
*****Awarded best lawyer in Saudi Arabia *****
*****Awarded best boutique law firm in Saudi Arabia*****
DEWEY & LEBOEUF, LLP (SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS) – RIYADH, SAUDI Arabia 2011-2013
Senior Associate – Islamic Banking & Project Finance
Recruited on a fast track partnership and served as firm’s global expert on Islamic banking and finance transaction. Served as principal strategic legal advisor for one of the world’s largest business/risk consultancy organisations.
BAKER BOTTS, LLP – RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA 2009-2011
Associate – Global Projects, Islamic Banking & Project Finance
As principal lawyer drafted and guided multiple complex transactions, managed other associates and client relations.
CLIFFORD CHANCE, LLP – RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA 2007-2009
Associate, Islamic Banking & Project Finance
Drafted and advised on innovative transactions and legal issues for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
EVERSHEDS, LLP – LEEDS, YORKSHIRE 2007
Solicitor – Project Finance & Infrastructure Group
Worked as Lead Project Lawyer on the MWDA assignment, one of the UK’s largest PFI projects in the waste sector. Developed documents that are now being used company wide as initial drafts for future projects.
ISS UK LIMITED – Woking, Surrey 2000-2007
General Counsel (2004-2007)
Senior Manager at ISS & Trainee Solicitor at Blake Morgan (2002-2004)
Legal Advisor (2001-2004)/Group Debt Controller (2000-2001)
Appointed as the first legal counsel for ISS, the world’s best and largest outsourcing company with over 525,000 employees; established a new legal department and created manuals/processes for providing legal services to the ISS UK group of companies. Promoted rapidly through a series of increasingly responsible, mission-critical legal/ business risk leadership positions. Advance based on legal and regulatory compliance expertise in combination with strong performance in team leadership and project management.
Advanced Legal Practice
Law Society Qualifying Law Degree
Solicitor at Law Society of England & Wales