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Attorneys at Shajjan & Associates possess excellent legal knowledge and outstanding professional skills that have been enhanced by involvement in a variety of legal matters in national and international venues. Its attorneys hold degrees from leading Afghan and US law schools which have given them a deeper understanding of the legal profession and the attorney-client relationship, consistent with the experiences and expectations of sophisticated international and domestic clients. The attorneys are licensed by the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association and have prior professional experience with prestigious national and international entities in the judicial sector. These unique qualifications and experiences place Shajjan & Associates among the most trusted names in the legal services industry in Afghanistan and around the region.

Shajjan’s aims are protecting clients’ interests, resolving disputes in a timely and efficient manner, and compliance with the law. Shajjan & Associates employs the best professional and technical resources and the team is committed to the highest ethical standards and fundamental values of respect for the rule of law in order to improve its legal services and provide the most satisfactory, rewarding and beneficial experience for clients.

The firm cherishes integrity as the foundation of its reputation and the trust that its clients build on it. The firm preserves and develops this trust by taking a professional approach to all activities, delivering on its promises, being accountable for its actions, and treating everyone with honesty and courtesy.

Shajjan focuses on continued excellence in everything it does. Delivery of outstanding, quality and practical results is of great significance to the firm. To stress this significance, it sets its standards high and expects the best from the team. The attorneys have outstanding academic and professional qualifications and bring constant commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their professional career.

The firm believes in the power of collaboration and values the diversity of its team. Working together as a cohesive team has allowed it to combine individual contributions and capitalise on each attorney’s strengths, which has consistently increased productivity and efficiency and thereby elevated its success as a team.

Shajjan believes in innovation as an integral factor towards progress. The team members are forward thinkers. Whatever the problem or the context, they seek ways to tackle it creatively. By taking informed risks, the team champions innovative ideas that serve clients’ best interests. The firm focuses on excellence, integrity and collaboration in order to incorporate change into the practice in a way that preserves relationships, thinks outside the box, creates practical results and thereby gives the best outcome to clients.

The firm believes that in order to serve justice better, and strengthen the rule of law further, there should be established, and consistently enriched, a comprehensive professional relationship among all public and private actors and stakeholders in the judicial sector. Based on this belief, it constantly develops and enhances its professional network and access throughout the country and internationally. The firm maintains excellent professional relationships with justice sector officials and all relevant governmental and non-governmental institutions.

Areas of practice

Audit services, aviation, banking, business licensing, capacity building, contracts, criminal, family, immigration, intellectual property, Islamic finance, labour and employment, legislative drafting, legal translation, legal research, mining, notary public services, pro bono legal works, property, taxation, telecommunications, and visas and work permits.

  • Number of lawyers: 7
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Urdu
  • Pashto
  • Dari
  • Member

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