Middle East


With a young and fast-growing population, the Middle East looks to diversify its economy beyond its dependency on oil and gas, and seeks further economic prosperity and job creation through entrepreneurship, innovation, regional economic integration, educational transformation, and women's economic participation.

With over 30 years' experience in the region, Gowling WLG understands the Middle East's economy, mission and culture. With a strong footprint in the region and an extended network, our team of legal experts is ready to support clients wishing to benefit from a wide range of commercial opportunities in the Middle East. Our team's strengths include advising on intellectual property, technology media and telecoms, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure, project development and finance, construction disputes and international arbitration, as well as government advisory work.

For clients seeking to enter the Saudi Arabian market - Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is in a cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabian law firm Al Ghazzawi Professional Association (GPA). This allows clients to access GPA's broad suite of legal services. In turn, the agreement allows GPA to support its domestic clients looking to expand beyond Saudi Arabia's borders and to afford them the benefit of Gowling WLG's international platform.

More information about Al Ghazzawi Professional Association can be found on the GPA website.