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Meysan Partners

General Business Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 2KuwaitGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Increasingly prominent Kuwaiti firm with expertise across an array of transactional and regulatory matters. Regularly advises on high-value capital markets, M&A and private equity work, in addition to banking and finance mandates and all aspects of operational and contractual matters. Disputes experience includes several big-ticket litigation and arbitration cases.

Strengths

Impressed sources state that "they take complete ownership of their matters" and "they are very well equipped with the knowledge, expertise and, above all, commitment to delivering high-quality service."

"They are comfortable negotiating hard in complex situations," noted a source.

Work highlights

Advised Mabanee on its contribution to an approximately USD1.25 billion financing package for construction of 'The Avenues' mall development in Riyadh.

Notable practitioners

Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout is considered by sources to be "a dynamic lawyer and very proactive." He is highly regarded for his wealth of expertise advising on M&A, capital markets and business restructuring matters.

Bader El-Jeaan enjoys an enviable reputation, especially when it comes to large-scale M&A mandates. One interviewee described him as "one of the most knowledgeable lawyers I know." Another praised the way in which "he can think steps ahead," elaborating: "He thinks cross-jurisdictionally and is able to develop strategies no one else thinks of." In addition to M&A, he has further experience advising on joint ventures and capital markets issuances.

Head of the firm's capital markets team, Tarek Yehya is also highlighted for his expertise in regulatory matters. Sources observe that "he is experienced and knows the nuances of Kuwait's regulatory landscape." Interviewees further praise his "great understanding of commercial matters and ability to meet challenging timelines while always being responsive."

Waleed Al Tattan has significant experience handling litigation matters on behalf of clients from an array of sectors. Sources say he is "well liked and respected by judges and prosecutors." Further sources praise him as "a very strong lawyer with a lot of knowledge. He is very good on the details."

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Kuwait

General Business Law


Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout
Eminent Practitioners
Bader El-Jeaan
Band 1
Tarek Yehya
Band 3

General Business Law: Dispute Resolution


Waleed Al Tattan
Spotlight Table