Global law firm Clyde & Co was named 'Law Firm of the Year' at the prestigious MEED Awards for the second year in a row.
The accolade highlights the firm's continued growth in the Middle East and reinforces its leading position as the largest international law firm in the region. In the past year, the firm grew its practice with six key partner hires and acted on a series of high profile matters, including advising a large financial institution on a $1 billion syndicated facility to refinance the development of a landmark shopping mall project in the Middle East.
Mark Blanksby, Chairman of the MEA Board of Clyde & Co, comments: "We are absolutely delighted to have been recognised by the AGCC's esteemed business community for the second year running. It is certainly a testament to the continued strength of our business in the Middle East, the breadth of our offering across sectors and geographies and the quality of our people. "
The MEED Awards recognise companies for their excellence, commercial achievements and contribution to the economic growth and success of the Middle East. The awards were judged by an independent panel comprised of senior business leaders and innovative individuals in the Middle East.
Clyde & Co has the largest presence and is one of the most experienced of any of the international law firms in the region with over 45 partners and 400 staff, operating in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE, Doha in Qatar, Muscat1 in Oman and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, providing a full-service commercial offering with local and international specialists across most business sectors and practice areas.
1 Office of Fatma Al Mamari Advocacy and Legal Consultancy Firm, in association with Clyde & Co.