Clyde & Co Jeddah helps clients to grow and operate in Saudi Arabia.

Clyde & Co is one of the largest international law firms operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Our lawyers have been assisting clients in Saudi Arabia for over 30 years and offer clients an unrivalled understanding of the country's dynamic market. 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. In line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, our team in Saudi Arabia supports over 900 companies annually to successfully navigate the emerging commercial opportunities and challenges related to doing business in Saudi Arabia.

Strategically located on the coast of the Red Sea, Jeddah is a key commercial centre in the Kingdom and home to many of the region’s largest family businesses. The western region plays an important role in achieving the ambitions of Vision 2030. Several large-scale infrastructure projects across various sectors are currently under development and will propel economic growth.

Our full-service team of internationally-trained, local experts are based full time in our Jeddah and Riyadh offices. We advise local and multinational corporations and family businesses in the western region and across the Kingdom on the full spectrum of their legal needs, including aviation, corporate and commercial, data protection, dispute resolution, employment, energy, marine and trade, insurance, intellectual property, projects and construction, real estate and hospitality, and regulatory and investigations.

At the core of our business in Saudi Arabia is Managing Partner Abdulaziz Al-Bosaily, who is considered one of the leading corporate lawyers in Saudi Arabia and has been an integral part of the growing 30+ strong practice of lawyers since Clyde & Co opened its Riyadh office in 2009. The Jeddah office is led by corporate & advisory partner Mohammed Almarzouki, who is a licensed lawyer in Saudi Arabia, a qualified solicitor in England and Wales and an attorney in the State of New York. Mohammed has been advising Saudi and multinational corporations and family businesses in Jeddah for over 10 years.

Our team in Saudi Arabia

7

Partners

24

Lawyers

33

Legal professionals

51

Total staff

Clyde & Co enjoys an unrivalled position as one of the longest-standing international law firms in the Middle East, with over 50 partners and 350 staff. Our Jeddah office complements a regional footprint that includes offices in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE, Cairo in Egypt and Doha in Qatar, providing a full-service commercial offering of local lawyers across key business sectors and practice areas.

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What clients say

Clyde & Co has done an excellent job building up Saudi capabilities in the firm, and also developing expertise in the new Saudi commercial legal frameworks.

Legal 500 EMEA, Saudi Arabia, 2024

Clyde & Co maintains a strong disputes team and has a long track record of representing well-known clients in cross-border construction arbitrations.

Chambers Global, Saudi Arabia, 2024

The firm's service levels are consistently impressive. It is a law firm that stands out for its attention to detail, thorough understanding of our needs and commitment to providing tailored legal solutions.

Chambers Global, Saudi Arabia, 2024

Depth of knowledge of the Saudi market.

Legal 500 EMEA, Saudi Arabia, 2023

An excellent reputation for its extensive breadth and depth of experience in litigation and arbitration. The client base includes banking, corporate, employment and hospitality sector entities.

Legal 500 EMEA, Saudi Arabia, 2023

They are forward thinking and very commercial in their approach. The team will also go above and beyond to meet client requirements.

Legal 500 EMEA, Saudi Arabia, 2022

They are very responsive, have strong expertise and are very knowledgeable.

Chambers Global, Saudi Arabia, 2022

Extensive knowledge and understanding of the GCC legal system, both in terms of the actual law and also the way in which this is applied.

Legal 500 EMEA, Saudi Arabia, 2022

Latest awards won

International Law Firm of the Year

Women in Law Awards 2024

Middle East Law Firm of the Year Dispute Resolution

Chambers Middle East Awards 2024

Saudi Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year

Chambers Middle East Awards 2024

Shipping and Transport Firm of the Year

The Legal 500 (Legalease) Middle East and North Africa Awards 2024

Law Firm of the Year

MENA IR Awards 2024

Employment Team of the Year

The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2023

Law Firm of the Year

Middle East Insurance Industry Award 2022

Insurance Team of the Year

The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2022

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