· Chairman, Al Ghazzawi Professional Association
Through Dr Talal’s efforts in the development and harmonisation of business law, he has made a great contribution to the promotion of the legal profession in the Kingdom, whilst also assisting several large sized foreign companies in undertaking different activities in the Kingdom during its developmental stage. He also advises and provides counselling on numberous critical matters ranging from corporate law to Shari'ah law.
Dr Talal T Ghazzawi is a prominent Saudi practitioner with a particular interest in Islamic Shari’a law, commercial law, contracts law, maritime law and arbitration. He commenced practising in 1969 and is considered one of the pioneers of the legal profession in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He laid the foundations of Al Ghazzawi Professional Association, which is today one of the leading law firms in the Kingdom, with offices in Damman, Riyadh and Jeddah.
Dr Talal is a member of various local and international professional bars and associations including the American Arbitration Association and the American Bar Association. He is also Chairman of several Ghazzawi Group companies engaged directly, or through joint ventures, in construction, contracting, real estate, manufacturing and trading activities.
He has acted as board member for several public and private companies inlducing the Saudi Railroad Organisation, Saudi Fisheries and Dhahran International Exhibition. He is currently an honorary board member of the Prince Sultan Fund, a not-for-profit organisation supporting women undertaking small business projects.