Muhammad Arif Saeed
Senior Legal Consultant
Mr. Saeed is a Senior Legal Consultant representing West London Solicitors as part of the corporate & commercial practice of Al Akeel & Partners. He has over 24 years of legal experience. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, equity capital, markets and energy projects, including renewable energy. Mr. Saeed has acted for leading international clients on major acquisitions and disposals, MBOs, joint ventures, divestitures, corporate structuring and FDI matters. He has also advised major multinationals on a broad range of commercial laws, including government procurement law, employment law, competition law, commercial agencies and franchise law, IT and IP laws. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Saeed was a Partner and Head of Commercial & Projects Practice for Eversheds Sutherland International LLP in Riyadh for 8 years, and before that he was a Partner and Head of Corporate & Commercial Practice for Al-Tamimi & Company in Riyadh for 4 years.
Mr. Saeed is a regular speaker at conferences on the specialist subjects of M&A, private equity and renewable energy, in both the MENA region and internationally. He also regularly features as a contributor to press and leading trade publications on the areas of his expertise. He has been an examiner for ACCA – UK Business Law chapter for Pakistan. Mr. Saeed has also taught law to LL.B. and LL.M. students and Business Law to ACCA students in various colleges and institutions in Pakistan.
Mr. Saeed received his LL.B. degree and his Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Laws (DIPL) from the University of the Punjab, Pakistan. He received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science, UK.