14 November 2021: PwC Legal in the Middle East, a member of the world’s leading professional services firm, signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Dr. Qaisar H Metawea Law Firm in Saudi Arabia as part of its regional expansion and integrated services offering. The alliance establishes a differentiated legal offering in the Kingdom and further cements the firm’s position as the one of the fastest growing legal practices in the region as part of the world’s largest legal network by geographic coverage.
Darren Harris, PwC Legal Middle East’s Leader noted: “Our alliance with Dr. Qaisar Metawea is a significant step that serves PwC Legal Middle East’s growth plans and allows us to work more closely with Dr Qaisar’s team of award-winning Saudi lawyers. Adding “We are proud to continue investing in the future and committed to delivering real impact for our clients in Saudi Arabia through this multi-disciplinary professional services offering. It all adds up to The New Equation, our global strategy.”
Dr Qaisar Metawea, Dr. Qaisar H Metawea Law Firm’s Founder and Managing Partner said: “This alliance solidifies our ongoing valued relationship with PwC Legal Middle East’s team, enabling us to offer our clients a comprehensive legal experience across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” Adding “ This alliance will bring local, regional and international experience and knowledge on the ground in Saudi Arabia, with the ability to offer innovative solutions that meet the dynamic market needs.”
PwC Middle East’s Saudi Arabia Country Leader Riyadh Al Najjar commented on the alliance:” With the Kingdom's rapid transformation as part of Vision 2030, this alliance is a testament to our continued investment in the country as we find innovative ways to enhance our presence further across all lines of service including our legal practice.”
Mohammed Al-Obaidi, Saudi Arabia Tax & Legal Leader ended: “PwC Legal’s continued investment in the Saudi market, further demonstrates PwC’s commitment to support the Kingdom in its transformation as a long-standing partner. Adding: “Amidst the Kingdom's rapidly evolving business environment, at PwC, we recognise the complexity around the different local regulations and the interconnectivity between tax, legal and accounting.”