Jad is a Senior Tax Executive based in our Riyadh office in KSA. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, he worked in the tax service line for 2 of the big 4 consultancy firms in Riyadh for a period of 5 years.

Jad specialises in advising on corporate and withholding tax aspects across multiple industries including telecommunications, healthcare, consulting and construction among others.

He is frequently involved in resolving complex tax issues for his clients through tax litigations, disputes, and settlements, while also handling tax compliance, advisory, and VAT matters.

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Recent Experience

  • Advised a US aviation company on tax implications of the sale of one of its business units with operations in KSA.
  • Successfully represented and won final judgements for 2 multinational Korean EPC companies before the Appeal Committee for Tax Violations and Disputes on income and withholding tax cases valued over SAR 750 million.
  • Advised a prominent Saudi company in the entertainment sector on the VAT and WHT implications of multilateral contracts in connection with the Riyadh Seasons.
  • Assisted one of the largest global banks on a successful corporate and withholding tax settlement with the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority in connection with a dispute valued over SAR  375 million.
  • Advised clients on potential reliefs pursuant to several international double tax treaties and assisted in the process of submitting tax refund claims and appeals.
  • Advised on tax considerations arising from the restructuring of an entity based on a debt-to-equity swap deal.
  • Advised a royal GCC family member on VAT implications of transferring real estate property from personal to corporate ownership.
  • Assisting a couple of large US based defence contractors with ongoing tax audits conducted by the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority in association with the force of attraction principle.
  • Successfully represented a KSA subsidiary of a large Chinese government contracting entity before the Appellate Committee in a corporate tax litigation dispute.
  • Advised a leading airline company on the zakat implications of its main operations in KSA.
  • Assisting several local and multinational clients with their income tax, zakat, withholding and VAT compliance filings.
  • Actively acting for multinational corporations, financial institutions, a real estate developer, construction contractors and consulting firms in complex, high-value tax and VAT litigation disputes.


  • Arabic
  • English


2015 – Bachelor of Science in Banking & Finance, Lebanese American University