Jawahir Al-Subaie


Ms Al-Subaie is a corporate and transactions specialist with more than a decade’s experience in both private practice and in-house, advising on large-scale infrastructure projects, complex technology transactions, and strategic alliances across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and the U.S.

Ms Al-Subaie distils complex technical and legal issues for clients in a simple and understandable way. Drawing on her sophisticated understanding of commercial matters, she provides holistic and commercially astute guidance to clients. Ms. Al-Subaie also helps bring complex transactions to completion by anticipating potential challenges that may arise.

Ms Al-Subaie began her legal career with an international law firm in London, qualifying as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, and recently held roles including Legal Director (Acting Head of Legal) at NEOM and General Counsel and Company Secretary at the Fund of Funds Company (Jada).

Ms Al-Subaie joined Z&Co. in 2022 as Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial Law, bringing with her broad in-house and private practice experience, with a full understanding of corporate and commercial issues across both Saudi Arabia and Western jurisdictions.

Key recent experience includes advising:

  • confidential giga project on project development, covering all aspects of the project lifecycle, including project structuring, corporate, regulatory and permitting issues, as well as intellectual property.
  • various entities on technology, intellectual property, and data privacy and security-related aspects of corporate transactions.
  • confidential giga project on all aspects of the energy sector, including key state asset transfers.


England and Wales (Solicitor)


Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, London, United Kingdom (2013)

MA Law, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom (2011)

BSc Computer & Information Systems, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia (2008)

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