Arab Professionals was established in 1992 and is comprised of two entities, the main audit and accounting business and a tax practice called Arab Professionals for Tax Consulting.

The firm has a mixed range of clients from public companies and multinationals to the government, agencies and private businesses across a number of industries.

Commenting on the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO Stephen Hamlet said: “It is fantastic to welcome yet another Middle Eastern firm to the network, with this region expanding so rapidly over the past few months.

“Arab Professionals’ focused approach towards quality and client service are key areas of importance that we consider when selecting new members. I am excited to begin working with this Top 10 CPA firm and watching them flourish as they develop their firm through the medium of our expanding international network.”

Arab Professionals chairman Amin Samara said: “Our firm is proud to be a member of this distinguished group of firms, and we are confident in the value this network can provide to our clients with ambitions to grow overseas. We are looking forward to an effective collaboration with Russell Bedford’s firms throughout the region and beyond.”

Arab Professionals managing partner Ibrahim Hammoudeh added: “Our firm has actively been seeking membership of a global network in support of our wider business goals. Russell Bedford’s membership of the Forum of Firms made them a very desirable choice when considering the most suitable network for our firm.

“We are excited to begin leveraging Russell Bedford’s well-established branding to enhance our firm’s credibility, steering us into our next phase of development.”