Biography

Charbel Sabeh is an associate in Al Tamimi and Company’s Real Estate and Corporate & Commercial Practice in Riyadh.

Charbel has accumulated significant experience in the real estate sector, having worked with various international and local clients on a variety of transactions and investments, including the acquisition of immovable properties, development agreements, asset management agreements, facility management agreements and hotel management agreements. His expertise includes advising on the incorporation of companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, opinion work and drafting a comprehensive range of agreements (such as joint venture, shareholder, sale and purchase and lease agreements).

He has extensive experience in mixed use developments, and worked on advising major developers in KSA on the process of subdividing, titling, home owners associations, and master community declarations.

Prior to joining Al Tamimi Charbel was working in one of the largest private real estate development and investment companies in Saudi Arabia.

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Recent Experience

  • Assisted clients on their acquisition of real estate, by conducting due diligence (including reviewing property title deeds), advising on all legal aspects of the transaction, drafting the relevant documentation (i.e. sale and purchase agreement, due diligence report, corporate authorisations, and red flag issues report ).
  • Preparing memoranda of legal advice on various matters (i.e. corporate governance, real estate, commercial agency law and bankruptcy law).
  • Prepared and negotiated commercial lease agreements for multiple types of business.
  • Drafted and negotiated commercial agency agreements.
  • Advised local and international clients on KSA corporate law in matters related to corporate structuring.
  • Advised local clients on the management and operation of hotels and branded residences in Saudi Arabia;
  • Advised clients on subdivision of lands according to the procedures set by MOMRA.
  • Advised clients on the subdivision of large mix used developments according to the Joint Owned Property Regulations and subdivision procedures set by the Units Subdivision Department in the Ministry of Housing.
  • Worked on preparing Master Community Declarations to govern the overall administration and operation of the Master Community, including the owners’ and occupiers’ use of the common use areas of the Master Community.
  • Worked on finalizing public private partnership agreements (“PPPs”) with the Ministry of Housing in matters related to real estate development part of its Housing Program.
  • Assisted clients in acquiring Off-Plan Sales licenses from
  • Assisted clients in land transfer and titling process.
  • Assisted on acquiring EJAR license.

Language(s)

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • French

Education

2015 – LLB, La Sagesse University 

Admission

2016 – Beirut Bar Association