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Al-Hamad Legal Group

General Business Law

3 ranked lawyersBand 3KuwaitGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded, full-service law firm with a strong presence in the Kuwaiti market. Best known for its ongoing role as legal adviser to the Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) on a number of PPPs. Also advises on all aspects of energy and construction projects. Disputes work encompasses tax litigation as well as arbitration proceedings conducted under ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA rules.

Strengths

Commentators remark on the firm's "great team," stating that "they provide excellent service to clients and they know Kuwaiti law back to front."

Further sources say: "They are incredibly knowledgeable, commercially astute, pragmatic and timely in their turnaround."

Work highlights

Represented KAPP in the sale of its stake in Shamal Azzour Al Oula, operating company for the As-Zour North independent water and power project.

Notable practitioners

Ahmad Alshorbagy handles a broad range of matters, including PPP projects as well as capital markets and M&A transactions. Sources also applaud his handling of contentious matters."He's a very good lawyer to have on your side during litigation," say sources, adding: "He is very good with the details of cases. He is very focused and very proactive."

Salim Ali "has all the skills and qualities that make a good lawyer," said a client, explaining: "He is a good negotiator, he is good at communicating and he has lots of knowledge." He is well versed in cross-border matters, with particular experience advising on energy projects and large-scale M&A transactions. Interviewees add that "he is incredibly responsive" and "good at explaining things to clients."

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Kuwait

General Business Law


Ahmad Alshorbagy
Up and Coming
Salim Ali
Band 3

General Business Law: Dispute Resolution


Ahmad Alshorbagy
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