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Al Tamimi & Company

General Business Law

3 ranked lawyersBand 2KuwaitGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded regional law firm with a well-established Kuwait office. Offers considerable expertise in regard to high-value transactional work. Particularly noted for its expertise in Islamic and conventional finance, with further capabilities in M&A, capital markets and private equity. Also noted for its in-depth experience concerning PPP projects. The firm's considerable Middle East network is of great assistance to clients on cross-border matters.

Strengths

One highly impressed source stated: "Their quality is the best around - that's why we always go to them."

Another source said: "They always work in their client's best interests."

Work highlights

Represented Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank in its AED423 billion merger with Union National Bank.

Notable practitioners

According to sources, Alex Saleh is "excellent for very large cross-border matters." One interviewee added: "He's a standout name in this market and has a very strong reputation." He is highly rated for his considerable experience advising major regional and international clients on a range of banking and finance, M&A and private equity matters.

Omar Handoush heads the firm's Kuwaiti banking and finance team and is well versed in acting for borrowers, as well as lenders, on high-value loan facilities. Commentators observe that "he's naturally gifted in finding a middle ground very quickly; he's really a 'solutions person' on transactions." Interviewees add: "He is super timely and his legal judgement is sound."

Philip Kotsis is described by one source as "a fantastic lawyer," with further sources emphasising his "good reputation."He is especially well known for his knowledge and experience regarding energy, infrastructure and PPP projects and also regularly advises on loan facilities and the establishment of joint ventures.

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General Business Law

Al Tamimi & Company

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Khaled Bin Al Waleed Street

16th Floor, Al Dhow Tower

PO Box 29551 Safat 13156

Sharq

Al Asimah

Kuwait

Safat 13156

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Kuwait

General Business Law


Omar Handoush
Up and Coming
Philip Kotsis
Band 3