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Baker Botts Adds New Partner in Riyadh


RIYADH, 1 October 2018 – Baker Botts, L.L.P., a leading international law firm today announced that Euan A. Pinkerton has joined the firm's Global Projects Department as a Partner. Mr. Pinkerton will be based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

“The Middle East is an important market for our clients and our firm. Euan has a deep understanding of the market, and his background in projects and project finance, encompassing conventional, Islamic and capital market modes of financing, will add tremendous value for our local and international clients,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner for Baker Botts.

“Euan is an outstanding lawyer with tremendous experience in oil and gas, petrochemicals, defense, infrastructure, manufacturing and real estate. We are thrilled he is joining our firm,” said John Lonsberg, Partner-in-Charge of Baker Botts’ Dubai and Riyadh offices.

Baker Botts lawyers are well-versed in the business and cultural realities of the Gulf Cooperation Council region. The firm has advised clients within the GCC and other international clients on a wide range of local law issues in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and surrounding regions for decades.

The firm has also represented clients on projects in the telecommunications, defense, real estate, manufacturing, power, water, transportation and banking industries, among others.

Baker Botts lawyers also have extensive experience in energy projects, banking and finance, capital markets, corporate formation, business structuring, corporate governance, foreign investment, privatization, customs and government contracts.

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice throughout a network of offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit