H. Al Hoshan
Maren Louise Hanson
Mohamed A. M. Elfaki
MOHAMED H. AL HOSHAN
Areas of Practice: International Arbitration; Litigation;
International Transactions; Business Law; Commercial Law; Maritime Law;
Transportation; International Contracts; Oil and Gas Law; Energy Law;
Languages: Arabic, English and French
Admitted to Practice: 1969, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Hoshan is former Chairman of the National Committee of Lawyers and
Legal Advisors, and a member
of the I.C.C. National Committee, Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce
& Industry. He is former Vice President of the Arab Association for
International Arbitration, Paris, and is a former member of the International
Court of Arbitration of the I.C.C., Paris, 1994-1996. Dr. Hoshan is
enrolled in the roster of the GCC Commercial Arbitration Center and the
roster of La Chambre Arbitral Maritime de Monaco.
Dr. Hoshan is the author of the text book, Introduction to the Study of
Law, A Comparative Approach, King Saud University, 1975 (reprinted 12
times), and is co-author for the section covering the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia in Jordan's International Corporate Procedures, 1992. He
co-authored with Maren Hanson the article "Islamic Law in Saudi
Arabia", published in the California International Practitioner, Vol.
2, No. 2, September 2002. He is also
the editor of the Saudi Arabian Legal Encyclopedia.
He is a speaker at international conferences on such topics as
arbitration, Sharia (Islamic) law, and Saudi business law, among others.
Dr. Hoshan was Director General of Pensions Department, 1957-1961 and
Legal Advisor of the Ministry of Finance, 1961-1970. He was Senior
Officer for Specialized Studies, Legal Department, Organization of
Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), 1966-1968.
He was an Associate Professor of Law, 1970-1973 and Acting Chairman of the
Law Department, 1970-1973, King Saud University.
Dr. Hoshan was educated at the Faculty of Law, Cairo University and
obtained his License en Droit in 1954. He earned his Diplôme d'Etudes
Superieures de Droit Public in 1965 from the University of Poitiers,
France, and became the first Saudi national to obtain the Doctorat d'Etat
en Droit in 1966 from the University of Paris, France.