Middle East

Clyde & Co is the largest international law firm in the Middle East, with a local team providing a full-service offering across most business sectors and areas of law for over 30 years. 






Legal Professionals


Total Staff

Helping businesses grow and thrive in the region

The Middle East is one of the world’s most dynamic regions, with countries seeking to diversify and boost their economies through significant national transformation programmes.

Foreign investors and local organisations alike need practical, commercially focused advice to help them succeed in a rapidly changing environment that is rich in opportunity and characterised by significant regional variations. 

With over 30 years’ experience in the region and the largest presence of any international law firm, we pride ourselves on being able to help clients recognise and overcome the challenges of doing business in the Middle East. 

Our more than 50 partners and 180 legal professionals work from six offices located in the region’s major commercial hubs, enabling us to support our clients across the full spectrum of their corporate and commercial needs throughout the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and wider Levant. 

Our deep sector knowledge covers insurance, energy, transport, infrastructure, marine and trade as well as aviation, education, defence, finance, healthcare, hospitality and technology.


Delivering client-focused service and advice, where and when you need it.

Our lawyers know what's happening in local markets and across commercial sectors, enabling them to provide the tailored legal services you require.

Meet our Middle East team

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's growing economy, shaped by its visionary initiative Vision 2030, has positioned the country as an international hub of technology and business at the forefront of global trade.

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Family Businesses

Over recent years, family-owned businesses in the Middle East have continued to experience exponential growth and success, with many having evolved into large and complex multinational conglomerates with an ever-increasing need for the best legal advice.

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