Khaled Al Wazir is a Special Counsel at SASLO. He is Head of Disputes, covering Oman arbitrations and complex litigation projects.

Khalid is an advocate and legal consultant with 24 years of experience in different areas of law and specialization in Maritime Law. Khaled held the post of Minister of Transport in Yemen for four years, prior to which he served four years as the President of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Maritime Affairs. He has owned a law firm in Yemen since 2013 and has advised and represented in various government cases.

Khaled has vast expertise in laws and regulations related to transport, maritime environmental protection, and the oil and gas fields. He is licensed to appear before courts in all levels in Yemen, and possesses a wide legal practice area including specialization in commercial, civil, criminal, banking and international construction contracts (FIDIC) cases, as well as, maritime and maritime environment disputes.

Khaled’s experience also includes drafting and reviewing all types of contracts and agreements, including international and commercial contracts and agreements (such as construction and sale contracts) and distribution agreements between foreign companies and local producers or distributors. He also has experience analyzing internal regulations, bylaws, and administrative structures for administrative investigation and employment discipline.


LLB, Sana’a University, Yemen

Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Cairo, Egypt

PhD Candidate, Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), Alexandria, Egypt


Member of Yemeni Bar Association

Member of the Arab Lawyers Union (ALU) - Cairo

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) - London

Member of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) - Paris


Khalid has been recognised by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2021 in Dispute Resolution practice area. Clients said ‘Khaled Al Wazir has good analytical reasoning and attention to detail. His client-friendly approach is apparent due to his good follow-up and cooperative manner of work. ’

‘With them, we were doing more working than arguing, and I realized it was because the head of the team leader was more interested in the hands-on aspect of the case. I sat down with him and together we went over each documents in file and determined the tasks. The next day we reassigned everyone tasks, created an open discussion format for raising questions and concerns, And set up a timeline for completing the file of our case. We did get the case done on time and we achievements all the targets, I loved every minute of it.’