Norton Rose Fulbright enters into new association in Saudi Arabia
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has entered into an association with The Company of Mohammed A. Altammami for Legal Services.
Riyadh-based partners Mohammed Altammami and Anwar Ouazzani of The Company of Mohammed A. Altammami for Legal Services will be joined by banking and finance lawyer Abdulkhaliq Elshayyal, formerly from Clifford Chance, and Norton Rose Fulbright partner David Johnston. The four-partner team will cover corporate and M&A, litigation and disputes, banking and finance, and projects. The two firms’ combined Saudi offering will comprise of 16 lawyers and legal support staff.
The four partners will work closely with Dubai-based Norton Rose Fulbright partners Robin Balmer and Zayd Alathari, who regularly advise businesses operating in the Saudi market on complex banking, finance and IP matters.
Mohammed Paracha, head of Middle East at Norton Rose Fulbright (pictured left), commented:
“Together with local partners, we have operated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 18 years and are committed to this dynamic and growing market, and Vision 2030. Our on-the-ground investment will extend the breadth of our offering to clients. Saudi Arabia is the second fastest growing economy in the world, and we are delighted to be entering into a new relationship with The Company of Mohammed A. Altammami for Legal Services to continue providing seamless legal support to our international and Saudi-based clients on their inbound and outbound activities. It’s great to see the continued evolution of our Middle East practice.”
Mohammed Altammami, managing partner at The Company of Mohammed AlTammami (pictured right), commented:
“Norton Rose Fulbright has a strong commitment to the Middle East and regularly advises clients on some of the market’s largest and most complex deals and cases in the region, including in Saudi Arabia through their partners. With its global footprint and deep industry knowledge, the firm is an ideal partner for our law office and we are delighted to work in cooperation with Norton Rose Fulbright’s growing team.