Clyde & Co, the global law firm with a significant presence in the Middle East, has secured the approval of its Regional Headquarters (RHQ) license from The Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA). This milestone signifies the firm’s deepening commitment to the Kingdom and its strategic plans for expansion in the region.
Operating in Saudi Arabia for over 15 years, Clyde & Co has established itself as a prominent player in the country’s legal landscape. The firm’s blend of internationally trained local experts has positioned it as a trusted advisor, showcasing a profound understanding of the Kingdom’s legal market dynamics. Over the past 12 months, Clyde & Co’s Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) practice has witnessed significant growth in alignment with evolving market opportunities and client demands.
Sara Khoja, Partner and Chair of Clyde & Co’s Middle East and Africa Board (pictured right), emphasized the firm’s enduring commitment to Saudi Arabia, stating, “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 (pictured left), underscored the significance of this development in reaffirming the firm’s dedication to its clients, particularly public bodies and government agencies in the Kingdom. He added, “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, commended Clyde & Co for its longstanding contribution to the Saudi Arabian legal market and welcomed the approval of their RHQ license in the Kingdom. He expressed anticipation for the valuable contributions and advancements expected in the legal landscape in the coming years as a result of this significant milestone.
Clyde & Co boasts a substantial presence in the Middle East and is recognized as one of the most experienced international law firms in the region. With a full-service offering across key business sectors and practice areas, the firm’s Saudi Arabia office comprises seven partners and over 30 locally based legal professionals. Clyde & Co continues to advise both international and domestic businesses on navigating the emerging commercial opportunities and legal considerations of conducting business in the Kingdom.