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COVID-19: enhanced powers granted to courts determining Saudi-law breach of contract claims

Firm Memoranda

In late December 2020, the General Panel of the Saudi Supreme Court, the highest judiciary authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, issued a ruling addressing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on contractual obligations (the “ruling”).  In this memorandum we identify the key aspects of the ruling, and its impact on construction contracts governed by Saudi law.

This memorandum has been co-authored with Jade Laktineh, Founding Partner and Chairman of Laktineh & Co. Ltd.

To read more, please click here.

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If you have any questions about the issues addressed in this memorandum, or if you would like a copy of any of the materials mentioned in it, please do not hesitate to reach out to:

James Bremen

Email: jamesbremen@quinnemanuel.com
Phone: +44 (0) 7717 341058

Jade Laktineh
Email:  jade.laktineh@laktineh.com
Website: www.laktineh.com