Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – Dentons, the world’s largest global law firm, is taking a significant step in its expansion plans within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by moving into a new, iconic office space in Jeddah. With a dual presence in Jeddah and Riyadh, Dentons stands out as one of the few international law firms to have received a foreign law firm license from Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice.
The new office is strategically located at the Headquarters Business Park, a landmark in Jeddah and positioned across from the recently developed Jeddah Waterfront. This move is poised to bolster Dentons’ growing team in Saudi Arabia while enhancing the accessibility of its global practice and industry expertise for clients in the region. The firm’s recent relocation of its Riyadh office to the prestigious King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) underscores its strong commitment to Saudi Arabia.
Dentons’ enduring presence in the country, combined with its expansive global capabilities, enables the firm to provide clients with comprehensive services across the Kingdom. Nick Simpson, Saudi Arabia Managing Partner at Dentons, emphasized the importance of Jeddah as a focal point for the firm’s growth strategy in the region. He expressed anticipation in welcoming both new and existing clients to the new office space.
Paul Jarvis, Dentons’ Chief Executive for the UK, Ireland, and Middle East (UKIME), highlighted the firm’s excitement in securing a new office space in Jeddah’s thriving business hub. Jarvis emphasized Dentons’ dedication to fostering innovative working environments for both its team members and clients.
Dentons boasts the most extensive network among international law firms in the Middle East, with over 120 qualified lawyers situated in nine offices across Jeddah, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Doha, and Muscat. This network plays a pivotal role in facilitating Middle Eastern and international business endeavors. The firm’s involvement in high-value, intricate projects aligns with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program.
As Dentons continues to expand its footprint in Saudi Arabia, the move to the new office space in Jeddah serves as a testament to the firm’s unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier legal services to clients across the Kingdom and beyond.