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Laysen Valley Building No. 12, 
Intersection King Khalid with Oruba Road
Riyadh 12283
Saudi Arabia


The new regulations governing professional services in KSA require us to change the way we operate in the region, where the firm has been advising for 45 years. 

The firm has been granted a foreign law firm licence by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , in line with new regulations for law firms operating in the Kingdom. We are one of the first firms to receive such a licence.

The working languages of the office are English and Arabic.

Insights and updates

22nd February 2023
High adoption of emerging technologies, and a regulatory landscape struggling to keep up.
10th May 2022
Unbeknown to many, the mining sector holds the key to the technological development needed make...
17th February 2022
With home working widespread post-Covid and businesses gauging options to monitor staff, we outline the...
15th February 2022
Key Gulf state follows neighbours with creation of tax on company profits


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20 July 2023

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Tamboran Resources on bp and Shell MoUs for LNG supply from Australia's proposed NTLNG project

06 June 2023

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the lenders to a consortium between ENGIE and TAQA, on the Mirfa 2 Reverse Osmosis desalination project in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE

16 May 2023

Herbert Smith Freehills announces the opening of its Riyadh office

06 March 2023

Herbert Smith Freehills granted a foreign law firm licence to establish an office in Riyadh