With over 40 years’ experience in the Middle East, we have extensive experience of advising a range of financial institutions, government organisations and international and regional publicly and privately-owned businesses, acting on transactions throughout the region.

Commitment to excellence

Linklaters is acknowledged as a market leader for, amongst others, banking, capital markets, corporate/M&A, energy & infrastructure, and Islamic finance transactions. The firm’s track record includes acting on some of the most significant and innovative deals in the region.

In Saudi Arabia, Linklaters and Zamakhchary & Co, a leading full-service Saudi Arabian law firm, work together through a formal agreement, as is the practice for all international law firms operating in the Kingdom. As part of our arrangement, Linklaters lawyers are based in Zamakhchary & Co’s offices in Riyadh.

From our offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, we work closely with colleagues in the UK, Europe, Asia, the United States and other global offices, and we are well known for our ability to service the largest multi-jurisdictional transactions by deploying integrated, cross-practice teams from across our global network.

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Pioneering advice
We are one of the few firms in the region capable of advising on leading cross-border transactions, and our clients regularly instruct us on their most complex deals.

Highlights of our regional experience includes advising: