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Since its foundation by Mohammed Al Dallal and Osama Al Abdul Jaleel, Al Khebra has grown to be one of the leading and well-respected corporate and commercial law firms in the State of Kuwait. Committed to its vision of a modern firm, Al Khebra has provided, over the years, innovative legal and commercial solutions for clients with diverse needs.
Al Khebra’s international division is headed by Ghina Malek and consists of attorneys from a wide variety of geographical locations, backgrounds, and law schools. The firm works with and advises many local, regional and international companies, government agencies and businesses, and serves as counsel to a selected number of high-profile individuals and families.
With an efficient professional approach, qualifications, linguistic capabilities and significant practical experience across many practice areas, Al Khebra places great value in delivering top-quality and exceptional legal services. The firm’s aim is to communicate effectively and demonstrate strict personal and professional ethics, as well as utmost concern for its clients.
Areas of practice
Al Khebra provides a broad array of corporate legal services to a diverse client base that ranges from start-up ventures to large multinational companies. The firm guides clients through the legal issues that affect not only their ability to start a business but also to maintain operations in today’s highly competitive and high-speed business environment.
Corporate and commercial: M&A, management buyouts, venture capital arrangements, private equity, group reorganisations and structuring, partnerships and taxation.
Banking and finance: advises on a broad range of international and domestic financial transactions and regulatory issues, including Islamic banking, international and domestic banks and financial institutions.
Real estate and project financing: experienced in drafting appropriate package agreements in relation to acquisition of land’s property, real estate project development, and project financing.
Venture capital: advises on the structuring of domestic and offshore entities; prepares placement memoranda and subscription agreements; negotiates with investors in funds and structures general partner and advisor arrangements.
Investment and funds: services range from advising on the establishment of local and international portfolios and funds to drafting all kinds of investment agreements and arrangements under different jurisdictions.
Public sector and government/PPP: experience includes advising the government on all aspects of public sector planning, asset sales, privatisations, disposal of property and equipment, public-private partnerships, tendering and contracting, market testing and procurement initiatives, and public sector employment.
Restructuring and corporate recovery: assists clients with conducting a smooth and flexible ownership of legal entities, by refining the overall corporate structure in order to minimise income tax exposure for foreign investors and protect foreign investors’ interests by ensuring efficient and continuous control and operation of their business in Kuwait and abroad.
Employment and labour: efficiency in dealing with matters related to employment and labour services, including advice on human resources, service agreements, termination, labour outsourcing and all public authorities’ regulations in connection there to.
Tax: all types of business tax issues, domestic and international. The team works seamlessly with other international firms in advising on corporate, partnership, financing, and other transactions to deliver comprehensive tax solutions to clients.
Offset: experience in advising foreign contractors on complying with local offset obligations, including negotiating agreements with local partners and implementing relevant offset projects.
Litigation and alternative dispute resolution: experience in banking, construction, insurance, property and general commercial areas, and complex litigation.
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