Our firm’s qualified team of multi-national and multi-lingual lawyers provide integrated and reliable legal support to our prominent local and international clients practicing in wide range of industries.
The firm’s primary practice is firmly rooted in corporate and commercial law. The firm’s Corporate Department specializes in cross border and local business transactions, taxation, foreign direct investment, joint ventures, franchises and distributorships, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and stock exchange listings, defense contracting, engineering and construction contracts, corporate structuring, fund formation, public sector contracting, Islamic banking and finance, intellectual property, and telecommunications.
The firm has one of the leading commercial mediation, litigation and arbitration practices in Kuwait. The firm frequently tries and defends high-profile cases involving complex civil, commercial, banking and finance, taxation, corporate, labour, intellectual property and construction matters.
Al Bisher Legal Group has for many years counseled and advised international & Kuwaiti clients on major public & private sector tenders in Kuwait in the fields of telecommunication, energy & other major projects, defense procurements & privatization, including establishment of consortiums & their representation in leading Kuwaiti governmental tenders for projects as well as accompanying project finance. In addition, the firm counsels on regulations related to the Kuwaiti national procurement scheme, including procurement matters involving the Kuwait Ministry of Defense & Kuwait National Guard among others.
Al Bisher Legal Group advises on all aspects of corporate mergers & acquisitions and divestitures for foreign and domestic enterprises, including deal structuring, tax matters, as well as administrative and procedural requirements. The firm is also involved in all phases of the mergers & acquisition process, including due diligence review, contract drafting and negotiations, and legal opinions.
The firm represents employers in matters involving Kuwaiti labour law including terminations and dismissals, employee benefits, formulating corporate employment policies, employee rights & obligations in the event of transfers and acquisitions.
The firm has a vibrant tax practice emphasizing commercial tax planning, cross-border transactions, tax legislation and tax regulations of multinational corporations, including the application of international tax treaties. The firm frequently collaborates with the top-tier international accounting firms situated in Kuwait.
The firm represents clients in various intellectual property matters arising under Kuwaiti law. Its practice includes counseling on intellectual property enforcement matters, technology transfers, joint venture arrangements, distribution and licensing arrangements, and franchising matters.
Al Bisher Legal Group provides is capable to provide its clients with reliable legal assistance and advice in connection with corporate governance, reporting and disclosure obligations, board of directors matters, board composition and independent directors representations, change in control transactions, AOAs and by-laws amendments.
Al Bisher Legal group to provides our clients with expert legal advice concerning real estate and property development transactions. We have the capacity to advise clients in all legal matters related to the ownership, development, rentals and management of real properties. Our real estate specialized lawyers have strong expertise in negotiating, drafting, reviewing, and vetting appropriate agreements and legal documents related to the acquisition and/or development of the lands and the residential and commercial properties, joint ventures, project finance, and other types of engagements.
Al Bisher Legal Group has advised local clients related to contracts in the oil and gas sector and has reviewed and drafted commercial contracts, subcontracts, joint ventures etc and advised on Kuwaiti laws amongst others.
Al Bisher Legal Group is a leading firm in counseling clients on matters relating to structuring Shari'a compliant financing instruments, including Sukuk (debt instruments), the various types of Ijara financing techniques, Wakala, Mudaraba, Murabaha and syndications.
We have extensive construction law experience in advising and providing focused legal support from the enterprise level to the project site to some of the most sophisticated construction and engineering companies in the industry, in residential and commercial projects. We understood the construction industry and its risks, challenges, and complexities and our team of lawyers have in depth experience to provide support at all levels be it at courts, arbitration tribunals, or even during the early stages of the project from the RPQ, RFP, and bidding phases through award.
We provide legal consultation services for a wide variety of local companies and individuals, wherein it serves as the legal department for such client's operations. The International Department handles all legal consultations in English, whether for local companies with business interests in Kuwait and abroad or foreign companies with business interests in Kuwait and the region. Our team is comprised of highly qualified attorneys with substantial cumulative experience.
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