Middle East


Longstanding commitment to the region

White & Case has been active across the Middle East for nearly six decades. We navigate our clients through their most complex multijurisdictional and local business challenges, and offer over 60 years' experience in the region and strong relationships with regulators and authorities.


Comprehensive regional coverage

Our presence dates back to 1989 and includes more than 75 lawyers on the ground in Egypt (through our association with the law firm of MHR & Partners), Qatar, Saudi Arabia (through our association with the Law Firm of AlSalloum and AlToaimi) and the UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). We are able to offer clients a unique blend of English, New York, Egyptian, UAE and Saudi-qualified lawyers. We are actively involved in transactions across the entire region.


Partner-led team, with international expertise and deep local knowledge

Our partner-led team combines international expertise gained on high-profile cross-border transactions with an in-depth understanding of local law.


Unparalleled experience and market-leading practice coverage

Our team continues to advise on many of the most innovative and complex transactions in the region, many of which are market firsts, as well as on high-stakes disputes. We provide clients with a full-service practice offering.



MENA Legal Adviser of the Year
IJGlobal 2016

Tier 1 Ranking in Projects & Energy –Middle East
Chambers Global 2016

Structured Finance Deal of the Year
Islamic Finance News 2015

Best Law Firm in Energy & Natural Resources
Islamic Finance News 2015

Project Finance Team of the Year
Islamic Finance News 2014

"They have in-depth knowledge of Middle Eastern markets." "Their partner commitment and commercial perspective impress." "The firm is always able to provide productive advice in a very efficient manner within a short time." "Their advice is very accurate and sophisticated and they are good negotiators. They are very driven to find the best solution." "They have really good people and pool resources when required."
Chambers Global – Middle East-Wide 2015

"They hit the mark every time…"
Chambers Global 2014