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Gulf Region

"I believe that the Middle East is one of the most exciting and challenging markets to do business in.  Having lived here since 2004, I am continually impressed with how much entrepreneurial flair resides in the region.  It is this flair which offers international and local business so much opportunity to thrive.  I invite you to visit our offices and meet our team to discuss how we can support you in this dynamic market.  I guarantee you a warm welcome and you will see first hand the drive and enthusiasm of our lawyers and the pride they have in serving the wonderful peoples of this historic and stimulating region."  Sachin Kerur, Head of Gulf Region 

With its strategic location as a bridge between east and west, the Middle East is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. Pinsent Masons has been established in the Gulf since 2004, and working in the region for the last 30 years. From our offices in the UAE and Qatar, we offer the full range of legal services across the MENA Region to meet the needs of this exciting market. 

Our core areas of expertise in the Middle East include: 

Combining this legal expertise with our global sector expertise in Energy & Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Financial Services, Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Services and core industries & markets (such as Health and Life Sciences, Education, Retail, Sports, Hotels and Real Estate), our legal services are delivered in a way that makes dealing with legal matters more straightforward for our clients.

We, like the local business community, operate in English, but our teams include fluent speakers of Arabic, Mandarin, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi, to name a few.  Our lawyers are commercially minded and have strong relationships with key government agencies and regulatory bodies.  Our approach to the demands of international operations means we put local conditions into context to match our client's strategies and aspirations.  Our cross-border service is enhanced by the skills and resources of over 1,500 lawyers operating across Europe and Asia Pacific. Whether a public or private company, government or financial institution, our commitment to you is to listen and understand your needs 

We work with an alliance network with local law firms in neighbouring countries in the GCC and wider MENA Region. Our relationships with these firms means we offer efficient and coordinated legal services across the Gulf and wider MENA region.