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Miami-based global law firm, Diaz Reus has opened a new office in Saudi Arabia, the group’s third in the Middle East after Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Diaz has established a partnership with the Middle Eastern law firm, Newton and Partners, which has operated in the region for over 40 years.
Diaz Reus operates on five continents, across 23 offices in key business centers, offering a global practice centered on broad areas such as sovereign, immunity, trade, commerce, finance and fraud; civil litigation and arbitration; asset identification, location, tracing and recovery; white collar, crime, regulatory and criminal investigations, among others.
The Riyadh office will be headed by local Saudi partner, Mr. Mohammed Al Khliwi, a prominent lawyer who specializes in investments, corporate and commercial law.
“We have noticed and increasing demand for law firms doing privatization work and other unique services in Saudi Arabia, which requires a local presence in the country. Our new Saudi Arabia office further strengthens our capabilities in the Middle East.” said Global Managing Partner, Michael Diaz Jr.