Marcus Latta

Court Admissions:Germany
Bar Admissions:Saxony
Language:German, English
Practices / Industries:Business, Tax
Arbitration and ADR
Memberships:Member, Law Society of Saxony International Bar Association
Areas of Focus:Corporate
Education:Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn, Germany
1st State Exam
Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf, Germany
Legal service preparation in the Federal State of Saxony
2nd State Exam
Higher Regional Court
Dresden, Germany

Marcus Stefan Latta is senior attorney in our Riyadh office and head of our regulatory group.  He has been living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 2003 and joined LFSH in 2007. Mr Latta has plenty of experience working in challenging legal environments.  Marcus has been advising international, Saudi and GCC clients on a wide range of transactions, regulatory and compliance matters, joint ventures as well as foreign direct investments.

Clients confirm that Marcus’ combination of a unique understanding concerning their business requirements and his knowledge about the administrative practice in KSA is a cut above the rest.

Representative engagements:

  • Relationship attorney and first point of contact advising several global corporations on their legal structure and operation in KSA, including Lufthansa, Boehringer Ingelheim, Suez, Bristol-Myers Squibb;
  • LFSH team leader on advising BAE System on a multimillion dollar project in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Saudi Royal Air Force;
  • Providing support to a leading law firm concerning the spin-off of Saudi Ground Services Company.

Professional Background:

  • Since 2007 Marcus has been employed by the Law Firm of Salah Al-Hejailan in association with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Ri-yadh, KSA, and has been head of the regulatory group since 2011;
  • 2003 to 2007 Legal Advisor for a German entity in Riyadh, KSA;
  • 2002 Second State Exam in Dresden, Saxony, Germany;
  • 2000 to 2002 trainee lawyer;
  • 2000 First State Exam in Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany; and 1995 to 2000 studied law at the University Bonn, Germany.