Kirkland’s Riyadh office and Middle East Regional Headquarters opened in 2023 to deliver sophisticated legal services for international business in Saudi Arabia and the broader region. The office includes a team of Saudi Arabia’s leading attorneys who advise private equity firms, financial institutions, investors, public and private companies, sovereign wealth funds, government entities and other clients in M&A, capital markets, project development and finance, restructurings, antitrust and competition, debt finance, banking and Islamic finance and regulatory matters. The team is fluent in Arabic and English and qualified to practice in Saudi Arabia and the U.S. With access to the global resources of Kirkland’s elite platform, training and development, we are proud to be a destination for top legal talent in the Kingdom.
We practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, through Kirkland & Ellis International Law Firm, a professional simplified joint stock company with commercial registration number 1010969462. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kirkland & Ellis International Law Firm is authorised and regulated by the Ministry of Justice under the Ministry of Justice license number 450122000008.