Biography of Mohamed BEN LADEN


President of Saudi-French Business Council
Born in Djeddah in 1969
  • Ph.D. in History, The Sorbonne – Paris
  • Master’s Degree in Advanced Diplomatic and Strategic Studies, Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies, Paris
  • Advanced Degree in Fundamental Rights, Nantes University
  • Master’s Degree in Law, FACO PARIS (Private Law and Economics University), Paris


Professional Experience

Mohamed BEN LADEN has been the President of the Saudi-French Business Council (CAFS) since 2012.

He is also chairman of the MOHAMED BEN LADEN LAW FIRM (MBLLF), a law firm that he founded in Riyad in 1999, specializing in business law. He has developed a well-known expertise in the structuring of international agreements.

Mohamed BEN LADEN was the “Global Law Expert – Recommended Attorney” in 2014.

The firm that he presides over was awarded the prize for “Best Middle East Law Firm 2012” in Paris by the “International Legal Alliance Summit and Award.”

He is the arbitrator for the Commercial Arbitrage Center for Gulf States in Bahrain. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, the London Court of International Arbitration, and other international legal institutions.

Mohamed BEN LADEN is the author of many articles on the legal environment of foreign investments in Saudi Arabia as well as on the bilateral relations between France and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mohamed BEN LADEN is Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honor and Officer of the Order of Academic Palms.

Mohamed Ben Laden's Presentations/speeches