Whether you join our Riyadh, Bahrain or Abu Dhabi office, you will be joining one of the leading practices in the region. All our associates work within dedicated practice groups. They have the opportunity to work on high profile transactions across different locations within the Gulf region. We are always interested in receiving applications from globally minded, commercially focused lawyers and in return we will offer you world class career development through exposure to transactions & clients, professional development opportunities and regular, honest feedback.
The United Arab Emirates, a strategically significant market in the Gulf, saw Baker & McKenzie open its most recent addition to its international network in 2009 in Abu Dhabi.
Baker & McKenzie has been active in the Gulf more than three decades. In that time, we have established a substantial, and award winning, presence in the region through our affiliated office in Saudi Arabia and our office in Bahrain. The addition of our Abu Dhabi office is an important extension of our commitment to the Gulf and the broader Middle East. In both 2008 and 2009, Baker & McKenzie was nominated "Middle East Law Firm Of The Year" by PLC Which Lawyer?
Our Gulf practice operates in a seamless manner - the lawyers in our Gulf offices work easily with each other, with lawyers in other offices and with local law firms as an integrated team, removing the usual logistical issues that occur between international and local counsel. This ability to provide a cohesive team means less duplication, higher efficiency, lower costs and a higher level of service overall. Our strategic location and access to Baker & McKenzie’s extensive global network of legal resources helps us to provide legal advice to our clients on a wide range of international and domestic matters. Together, this blend of local and international experience results in a formidable presence able to act on behalf of our clients
Our Gulf practice has qualified lawyers from a number of jurisdictions including Australia, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, the UK, the USA and Saudi. This means we are able to handle all aspects of our transactions, working easily with both English and Arabic documentation.