Mr. Majed Garoub
Mr. Garoub is the Chairman of the Law Firm of Majed M. Garoub (LFMG) in Jeddah and Riyadh, and is the Head of the Saudi Law Training Center (SLTC). Mr. Garoub is a member of many international and local legal entities such as the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)-former Consular to the President, member of the Scientific Committee for Reconciliation and Arbitration of the Arab French Chamber of Commerce, former member of FIFA Legal Committee, member of UAFA Appellant Committee, American Bar Association (ABA), member of ICC Arab Arbitration Group and ICC-CIB.
Additionally, Mr. Garoub is contributing to spreading the knowledge of law and legal rights awareness in the community through conducting several courses, seminars and conferences to support the spread of legal culture on a national and international level; and for his continuous global efforts he has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Merite in 2015 by the French government.
Moreover, Mr. Garoub is a member of the Scientific Committee of Reconciliation and Arbitration at the Arab-French Chamber of Commerce, and is the Deputy President of the Arab Chamber of Arbitration and Reconciliation. Therefore, he was appointed as an arbitrator and representative of several governmental agencies and international commercial companies. He was known as “The Youngest Arab Arbitrator, specialized in International Commercial Arbitration”. For all the aforementioned expertise in arbitration, he has been selected to join the Arbitration Consulting Committee at the Saudi Ministry of Justice.
Mr. Garoub was awarded a Bachelor Degree in Law by King Abdul-Aziz University in 1989. He also got the Certificate of the Best Legal Negotiator from the American University in Paris in the Year 1994. Also, he is a member of several international and Arab organizations and arbitration centers and the Saudi Law Training Center which is affiliated with prominent academies such as the Sorbonne University and Roma Tre University, National Kapodistrian University of Athens. In recognition for his unprecedented efforts to serve justice and the legal culture locally and his CSR initiative for pro-bono legal aid which is considered to be the largest of its kind worldwide, he has been awarded an unprecedented Certificate of Appreciation from the Saudi Supreme Council of Justice.
He is fluent in both Arabic and English.