Akusa Batwala > ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners > Kuwait City, Kuwait > Lawyer Profile

ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners
SALHIYA COMPLEX, GATE 1, 3RD FLOOR
PO BOX 447
SAFAT 13005
Kuwait
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Work Department

PPP & PFI Projects Data Protection & Privacy Government Procurement Healthcare & Life Sciences Media, Communication & Technology Agency & Distributorship Employment Insurance Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Akusa is a corporate and commercial law partner based in Kuwait and has been with the firm since 2008. Prior to joining ASAR, Akusa worked as in-house legal counsel with an international telecommunications company operating in Uganda.

Akusa has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law matters including the representation of local and foreign clients in employment, insurance, construction and agency/distributorship related matters. Akusa has also been extensively involved in some of the most prominent and groundbreaking PPP projects in Kuwait, in which she has been involved in advising the government of the State of Kuwait, sponsor consortiums and lenders.

Languages

English

Memberships

Member of the International Bar Association, 2009
 Called to the Bar in Uganda, 2003
 Called to the Bar of England and Wales, 2001
 Member of the Honorable Society of the Lincolns Inn, 2001

Education

Masters of Law in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law (LLM), University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2006
 Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre Kampala, Uganda, 2002
 Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Bar Vocational Course), Nottingham Law School, England, United Kingdom, 2001
 Bachelor of Laws (with Honors) LLB, University of Leeds, England, United Kingdom, 2000