Sarah GonemPartner at Z&Co (Saudi Arabia)
Sarah Gonem is a Partner at Z&Co., with her core practice in government advisory and commercial litigation practice areas.
As a result of Sarah’s international experience and language skills, she acts as an essential conduit between the local Sharia and judicial context and international best practices in the management of complex commercial issues and disputes.
Consequently, Sarah works closely in the overall project management of complex commercial matters, including supporting in scrutinising the structure and justification of each argument to ensure that multiple workstreams and action items are properly and efficiently carried out.
Sarah has been noted as a Next Generation Partner by the Legal500 since the 2020 edition, which reported that Sarah is “excellent” and “has a particular talent for facilitating progress in cross-border cases”.
She is also ranked in Chambers Global 2021, which states “Sarah Gonem has an increasingly substantial presence in the market and is noted by commentators for being “good at combining Western and Arabic legal expertise in a very effective manner.” She is well placed to advise on significant claims for both multinational companies and major Saudi players. Clients also comment that she provides “very strong and detailed advice.”