Kakar Advocates LLC

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What the team is known for Standout firm 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. Also advises on mining, sports law 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.

Strengths Interviewees praise the "capacity of the firm's team," as well as their  "timeliness." This source notes: "When we give them assignments, we receive their input even before the deadlines, which is a plus point."

A client attests: "They are very interested in what we do and how they can help us. Once we discuss what we want with them, they go straight ahead."

Notable practitioners

Kawun Kakar is highly respected by commentators for his market experience and strong local connections in Afghanistan. He handles an impressive range of dispute resolution, energy, mining, land and tax matters. He is qualified to the Bar in California.

Thomas Kraemer is widely respected by sources, with particular expertise in the mining and energy sectors. Qualified to the Bar in Ohio, he also has significant experience relating to litigation and employment matters.