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Al Tamimi & Company

AL DHOW TOWER, 16TH FLOOR, KHALED BIN AL WALEED ST, SHARQ, PO BOX 29551, SAFAT 13156, KUWAIT
Tel:
Work +965 2 246 2253
Fax:
Fax +965 2296 6424
Email:
Web:
www.tamimi.com

Philip Kotsis

Tel:
Work +965 2296 6420
Email:
Al Tamimi & Company

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial; Banking & Finance

Position

Philip is a Partner at Al Tamimi & Company, and is head of the Corporate and Commercial department in Kuwait. Philip is a US qualified attorney and has accumulated a broad range of experience in the areas of local and transnational commercial and corporate transactions, corporate establishments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate/joint venture organization, banking and finance as well as substantial experience in the commercial and finance aspects of Kuwait PPP projects. Additionally, Philip is known in Kuwait for his vast skills in complex restructurings and has been involved in a number of Kuwait’s large infrastructure projects, including, water desalination and power generation plants and wastewater treatment plants. Philip is consistently recognized and awarded by top global ranking agencies as a leading lawyer in Kuwait and is widely known in Kuwait for his expertise in his areas of practice

Career

Prior to joining Al Tamimi in October 2009, Philip was a senior legal consultant with DLA Piper, where he focused primarily in the corporate, commercial, banking and finance sectors. He began his legal career in the U.S., where he gained vast experience in complex commercial transactions, petroleum distribution and marketing transactions and has litigated complex commercial matters before the state and federal courts.

Languages

English

Member

Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan – Michigan, 2001 Admitted to the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan – Detroit, Michigan, 2004 Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit – New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005 Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit – Cincinnati, Ohio, 2006

Education

University College London – London, England, LL.M. International Law 2003 University of Detroit Mercy School of Law - Detroit, Michigan, Juris Doctor (JD) 2001 Michigan State University - East Lansing, Michigan, Bachelor of Arts (BA) 1997


Kuwait

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Alex Saleh and Philip Kotsis lead the disputes team at Al Tamimi & Company, which handles a range commercial disputes, from aviation and shipping matters, to large-scale financial disputes. Recent work includes representing Qatar National Bank in a case against a shipping company concerning a loan agreement. Other clients include Harry Winston and Kuwait Transcontinental Shipping.

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Privatisation and projects

Within: Privatisation and projects

Al Tamimi & Company continues to be active in PPP projects for government bodies, development companies and banks. Alex Saleh leads the team, which includes Philip Kotsis.

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