Marc is the Managing Partner at Al Akeel & Partners. He is a US-trained legal consultant with over 20 years’ experience, providing advisory services on a wide range of legal matters in the corporate and commercial spheres. His career spanned practices in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the USA, and in addition to being recommended as a corporate legal consultant of note by the prominent publication ‘Corporate Law Experts’ in 2019, he was nominated by the IFLR for Managing Partner of the Year for Middle East-Based Law Firms in 2022.
Marc has advised a variety of clients, including local and international entities/conglomerates, family-owned businesses, high-net-worth individuals, government organisations, and small and medium-sized enterprises, on transactions involving joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, rights issues, real estate development, agency and distribution, franchises, intellectual property, corporate formations, employment, and company restructuring.
His experience includes counsel on a wide variety of Saudi laws and regulations and the drafting of appropriate legal documentation associated with the types of transactions listed above. Marc obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana, USA and his Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Boston University. Marc is fluent in English, Arabic, and French