DLA Piper in the Middle East

Supporting clients with a full service legal offering for over 15 years.

Having established our presence in the Middle East in 2005, we have grown to become one of the largest international law firms in the region, with 27 partners and over 100 lawyers operating from offices in the GCC. Our team’s experience extends to surrounding markets such as Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, where we work with local law firms as required, in addition to Africa where we have an unrivalled presence in 20 countries through DLA Piper Africa.

Our lawyers are fully versed in their local and cultural business communities. We bring a deep understanding of the countries in which we operate, their regulatory environments, market drivers, legal practices and customs - understanding that is informed by international insight, an appreciation of global best practice and a commitment to client service.

We provide a full service offering including Corporate, Employment, Finance and Projects, Intellectual Property and Technology, Litigation and Regulatory, Real Estate and Tax. In relation to PPP, our Middle East projects and finance team has been at the forefront of some of the largest and most significant projects shaping the region. Our particular expertise is in the development and financing of large-scale energy and water projects.