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Corporate Law Practice:

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, defence contracting, engineering and construction contracts, corporate structuring, fund formation, public sector contracting, banking and finance, Sharia’a compliant investment and finance, intellectual property, and telecommunications.

Dispute Resolution:

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, labor, intellectual property and construction matters.

Banking & Finance:

The firm has had a rich history of serving the Kuwaiti banking sector, including having served as advisor to five of the foreign bank branches established in Kuwait. The firm handles all aspects of banking and finance including general corporate lending, secured and syndicated loan transactions and guarantees, structured finance, project finance, and leasing.

Sharia’a Compliant Investment & Finance:

AlBisher 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.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

AlBisher Legal Group advises on all aspects of corporate 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 acquisition process, including due diligence review, contract drafting and negotiations, and legal opinions.

Tax:

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.


Intellectual Property Law:

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.

Defence Contracting:

AlBisher Legal Group has for many years counseled and advised clients on a broad spectrum of matters having to do with the Iraq Reconstruction effort. In addition, the firm counsels on regulations related to the Kuwaiti national procurement scheme, including procurement matters involving the Kuwait Ministry of Defence and Kuwait National Guard among others.

Tenders & Procurements:

The law firm has advised on major public sector tenders, defence procurements and privatization, including establishment of consortiums and their representation in leading Kuwaiti governmental tenders for projects as well as accompanying project finance. The firm represents international and Kuwaiti companies in major tender projects in Kuwait in the fields of telecommunication, energy and other major infrastructure projects.

Legal Consultation Services:

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.

Employment:

The firm represents employers in matters involving Kuwaiti labour law.

 

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