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ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners

SALHIYA COMMERCIAL COMPLEX, GATE 1, 3RD FLOOR, PO BOX 447, SAFAT 13005, KUWAIT
Tel:
Work +965 2292 2700
Fax:
Fax +965 2240 0064
Web:
www.asarlegal.com
Email:
Manama, Kuwait City

Kuwait

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Kuwait

Within Banking and finance, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a first tier firm,

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partnersprovides a consistently high level of service’ and has ‘an excellent command of legal principles and applicable rules’. The team acted for KIPCO Asset Management Company and Watani Investment Company as joint lead managers of a subordinated bond issuance by Burgan Bank. It also advised Bukhamseem Holding on a bilateral loan facility entered into with Falcon Private Bank, and regularly acts as local counsel to companies such as United Arab Shipping Company. Rob Little is ‘a great lawyer and experienced in finance and corporate work’.

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Within Corporate and M&A, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a first tier firm,

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a very popular local firm, which acts for local and international companies as well as on referrals from foreign law firms. Highlights included advising Automak Automotive Company on Investcorp Fund’s $50m acquisition of shares in the company and acting as local counsel for Al Masar Leasing & Investment Company on its $270m merger with Amar Finance & Leasing. Rob Little is ‘extremely able, highly experienced and immensely pragmatic’.

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Within Dispute resolution, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a first tier firm,

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners represented Saiphem in making a $600m claim against KOC for construction delays and variations. The firm also acts as local counsel to a number of international companies such as Honda and Kraft Foods.

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Within Intellectual property, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a first tier firm,

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners covers the gamut of intellectual property law including trade mark registration and infringement. Clients include Coca-Cola, Red Bull and Emirates Group, the latter of which it advised on the registration of the DNATA trade mark in Kuwait.

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Within Privatisation and projects, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a first tier firm,

ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners’s team has a strong track record in power and telecoms, and is acting for the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water on a large independent water and power project (IWPP). The firm is also acting as local counsel to a syndicate of lenders regarding a term loan to a special purpose vehicle operating a wastewater treatment plant in Kuwait.

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