Firms in the Spotlight Oil and gas
Al-Yaqout & Al-Fouzan Legal Group (YFLG)
Al Yaqout and Al Fouzan is a full-service law firm, located in the heart of Kuwait with an unrivaled global reach. The law firm was founded by attorney Hamed Mohammed Al-Yaqout, who was a leading corporate attorney in Kuwait and other GCC countries.View Profile...
Oil and gas in Kuwait
Al Markaz Law Firm
Al Markaz Law Firm handles the gamut of oil and gas work, with expertise in construction, financing and maintenance, as well as corporate transactions. Vice-managing partner Ayman Nada leads the practice and is highly experienced in oil and gas projects, bringing a unique perspective from his former in-house roles at global company Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) and the Egyptian Natural Gas Company. The team acts for a range of international energy companies, often alongside major international law firms, to deliver corporate, commercial and regulatory advice. Senior associate Nazih Hameed, who focuses on corporate, commercial and construction law, also stands out.
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‘Al Markaz were very responsive and gave sound commercial advice which took into account the client’s objectives as well as the underlying legal position.’
‘Nazih Abdul Hameed was my main point of contact at Al Markaz and I would definitely go back to him if I needed Kuwaiti legal advice in the future.’
ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners
ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a strong player in the oil and gas sector, advising local and international companies on both upstream and downstream projects. The team’s advice spans project finance, joint ventures, restructurings, and PPP matters. Sam Habbas is a key name and has a range of expertise in both corporate and finance work. Ahmed Barakat, who assists clients with contentious matters, is also noted.