Clyde & Co strengthens its presence in Saudi Arabia with Regional Headquarters Programme
Press Releases 08 February 2024 08 February 2024
Clyde & Co, the largest international law firm in the Middle East announced the approval of its RHQ licence from The Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA), and the firm's participation in the Regional Headquarters Programme reinforces its long-term commitment to Saudi Arabia.
Clyde & Co has been operating in Saudi Arabia for 15 years with a blend of internationally trained local experts showcasing their team's deep understanding of the Kingdom's legal market. The firm's KSA practice has also grown significantly in the last 12 months in line with market opportunities and client priorities.
Sara Khoja, Partner and Chair of Clyde & Co's Middle East and Africa Board, commented: "Clyde & Co's Middle East story started over 30 years ago, and we have the largest footprint in the region. Saudi Arabia continues to be an important part of the firm's regional development plan, and our team in Riyadh have played an active role in driving forward initiatives aligned with Vision 2030."
Abdulaziz Al-Bosaily, Managing Partner of Clyde & Co's office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia said: "This exciting development cements and confirms our dedication to our clients, specifically public bodies and government agencies in the Kingdom. This year, we have also spent a significant amount of time advising clients across various sectors on their own RHQ requirements, and I look forward to continuing working alongside them."
His Excellency the Minister of Investment, Eng. Khalid A. Al-Falah, expressed: “We commend Clyde & Co for their enduring role in the Saudi Arabian legal market and welcome the approval of their Regional Headquarters license in the Kingdom. This significant milestone is anticipated to bring forth valuable contributions and advancements in our legal landscape in the coming years.”
Clyde & Co has the largest presence in the Middle East and is one of the most experienced international law firms in the region, providing a full-service offering across key business sectors and practice areas. The firm's Saudi Arabia office has seven partners and over 30 locally based legal professionals. They continue to advise international and domestic businesses exploring the emerging commercial opportunities and the legal considerations of doing business in The Kingdom.