President - Managing Partner
Majid Kuthaila Law Firm President - Saffat Aviation Consulting
Majid Khuthaila has over 20 years of professional experience in the fields of law and aviation. He is the Managing Partner of Majid Khuthaila Law Firm and is the President of Saffat Aviation Consulting.
Mr. Khuthaila is internationally educated having received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the U.S. (B.Sc. in Aviation Business Administration), Concordia University in Canada (MBA in International Aviation), Leiden University in the Netherlands (LL.M. in Air and Space Law), and ISDE in Spain (LL.M. in International Sports Law).
He also holds a Commercial Pilot License (CPL), and began his professional aviation career as a medevac flight crewmember followed by working as a pilot for an international aviation company. He has held numerous positions such as Air Operations Specialist with a major Saudi aircraft maintenance and training organisation, Manager of Regulatory Affairs for one of the first private Saudi airlines and Vice President, Middle East Region, for a world-renowned international Aviation Consulting firm. His extensive experience includes working with other international organisations, in particular, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Mr. Khuthaila has also been a Legal Consultant to the Middle East arm of a global business law firm. He was instrumental in the development of the Consumer Protection Regulation of the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).
Mr. Khuthaila specializes in Air (Aviation) and Space Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, as well as Sports Law and provides services to a wide range of clients inter alia, civil aviation authorities, airlines, airports, air operators, aircraft owners, and private investors.
In his expert capacity as an Aviation Lawyer, Aviation Consultant, and international Arbitrator, Mr. Khuthaila holds membership in many international law and aviation organisations such as the American Bar Association (ABA), International Bar Association (IBA), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association (LPBA) and numerous others. As well, he is an accredited member of the Saudi Bar Association.