ASAR — Al Ruwayeh & Partners is the largest law firm in Kuwait and one of the largest in the Middle East, with a strong network of contacts throughout the MENA region. The firm has a leading commercial practice with a focus on corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, privatisations, IPOs, banking and finance, franchising, construction, government projects, PPPs, securities, taxation, commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm has multilingual capabilities, including being able to provide services in English, Arabic and French. The firm has more than 30 years' experience in Kuwait.
The firm’s clients include a number of significant public and private sector Kuwaiti entities and institutions, major US, European, Asian and other non-Kuwaiti institutions and companies doing business in Kuwait and the GCC region. ASAR’s clients also include high-net-worth families and individuals. ASAR is also regularly retained by leading international law firms to provide local legal support in various projects and assignments.
ASAR has offices in Kuwait and Bahrain and has strong ties with various law firms in more than 100 jurisdictions (including an association with Boutros, Ziadé & Associates Law Firm in Beirut, Lebanon). This enables the firm to provide extensive legal services to its clients.
Its key practice areas are: Corporate & Commercial; International Banking and Finance; Islamic Finance; Franchising; Construction; Securities; Taxation; Commercial Litigation & Arbitration; M&A; Capital Markets; IP; Restructuring; Government Contracts; Foreign Investment; Real Estate; Insurance; Maritime & Shipping; International Trade; Oil & Gas; Projects & Privatization; Agencies & Distributorships; Private Client Services; and Offset.