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Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Sons

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Top Ranked Leading Firm and Top Ranked Leading Individual by Chambers Global:
■“At the forefront of legal work in Yemen”
■“Corporate and Commercial Law firm of the year”
■“Oil and Gas Law Firm of the year”

Established in Aden by the late Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah in 1927, the firm is the oldest and most established law firm in Yemen. Over its years of practice the firm has become the leading Yemen law firm providing legal services both at home and abroad.

Over the past four decades, the firm steadily grew capitalising on its reputation and vast experience, and is now the largest and by far the most prominent law firm in the Republic of Yemen, representing the most prestigious clients and acting for the largest projects in the country.

With over twelve highly qualified advocates, and with branches in Aden and Sana’a and operating from Hodeidah and Mukallah, the firm is considered to be the largest law firm in Yemen.

The firm has earned the respect of the international community, and represents a number of embassies and companies. The firm’s offices have been the Honorary legal advisors to the British Embassy for over 25 years.

The firm represents almost all oil and service companies operating in Yemen, almost all telecommunication companies, as well as embassies and international missions.

The firm has very long standing relationships with leading law firms around the globe and in particular the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The major part of the international work of the firm comes from or is channeled through international law firms in London and recently their Middle East offices.

The firm can advise their foreign clients in every area of law in the Republic of Yemen and more importantly to provide practical advice, and through its extensive experience has the expertise in solving any problem or matter that may concern a company operating in Yemen.

The firm are honorary legal advisors to a number of embassies, and are very happy to assist and advise humanitarian organsations and NGO’s pro-bono.