Clyde & Co expands KSA offering with the hiring of Anas Alswailem
International law firm Clyde & Co has hired senior corporate and commercial lawyer Anas Alswailem (pictured) as a partner in its Middle East and Africa (MEA) Region. Alswailem will be based in the firm’s Riyadh office and is joining Clyde & Co’s Global Corporate & Advisory practice.
With over two decades of experience, Alswailem is a highly regarded corporate partner who has advised public and private clients on corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining Clyde & Co, he managed his own private office in Saudi Arabia. He has extensive experience working for several large government organisations including the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) and the General Organisation for Social Insurance (GOSI).
Naji Hawayek, partner and head of Clyde & Co’s corporate practice in the Middle East comments: “Saudi Arabia continues to be an important market for Clyde & Co, and Anas’ appointment highlights our commitment to growing our on-the-ground corporate capabilities. His deep industry experience and understanding of the country’s dynamic market will be of great value to our clients both internationally and domestically.”
Anas Alswailem comments: “Clyde & Co’s strategy to expand its corporate offering is very much aligned with my own ambitions. I am very excited to join the firm at a time where the Saudi regulatory landscape continues to see progressive changes. I look forward to playing an instrumental role in assisting clients with their corporate needs.”