Kakar Advocates is a standout firm within the Afghanistan legal market and is known for providing a wide range of commercial services, including tax, land, banking and labour advisory work for foreign contractors and domestic and international corporates. Offers significant expertise in the energy sector relating to project development, including cross-border matters. Also advises on mining, telecommunications and sports regulations. Effectively assists with M&A, banking and commercial dispute resolution. Clients benefit from its impressive bench of Afghan and internationally qualified lawyers. Well placed to assist with legislative matters in Afghanistan.
A client notes Kakar Advocates' "local and international knowledge." The same source remarks: "I appreciate their availability - we always have a person to talk to even if the main partner is not available."
One market source confirms the firm's excellent reputation in the country: "Kakar Advocates is a good law firm and has good lawyers."
Kawun Kakar is the managing partner of the firm and is well versed in advising international and local clients on various matters, including dispute resolution, energy projects and legislative issues in Afghanistan. He is able to leverage strong local connections and experience across a wide range of sectors. Market commentators describe him as "a great lawyer."
Thomas Kraemer is highly experienced in advising international and local clients including government entities and corporates. He has a thorough knowledge of corporate, finance and energy sector matters. He is a US-qualified attorney. A client finds that "Thomas is knowledgeable and experienced in the country."