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Taher Group Law Firm (TAG)
2532 SAFAT, 13026

Kuwait > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Taher Group Law Firm (TAG) covers a wide ambit of matters for clients, such as company formations, commercial contracts, joint ventures and general corporate law advice. Khalid Alkhateeb and Fawaz Alkhateeb are the main contacts at the firm, which acts for clients in the hospitality and health sectors, as well as those operating in the real estate and construction industries.

Practice head(s):

Khalid Alkhateeb; Fawaz Alkhateeb

Key clients

M/S Stadium Al Oula for General Trade

Jarallah German Specialized Clinic

M/S Elite Company

World Group General Trading and Contracting Company

Marubeni-Itochu Steel Pte Ltd, Singapore

Work highlights

  • Instructed by Commercial Real Estate Co to vet a share purchase agreement based on a diversified Shari’ah compliant real estate investment portfolio consisting of master leasehold (ljara) interests in three residential properties located in Tampa and Tallahassee, Florida in the United States in which the subscription in the investment was priced at one Interest which was equivalent to $100,000.
  • Advising Commercial Real Estate Co to vet a Share Purchase Agreement structuring CRC’s contribution in an Italian Office Portfolio which is a diversified Shari’ah compliant real estate investment portfolio consisting of a master lease (Ijara) interest in two office properties located in Italy where the subscription price for one Share is €100,000.
  • Advising Smart Target Co on various corporate and techology legal issues in connection with its application of a virtual online mall and payment services.

Kuwait > Dispute resolution Tier 2

The dispute resolution group at Taher Group Law Firm (TAG) is able to leverage its regional presence to handle large cross-border arbitrations. Its sector strengths include areas such as banking and finance, hospitality and construction. The international practice within the department is now led by Fawaz Alkhateeb following the departure of former head Vinson Vaz for NEN InternationalAbdulaziz Alkhateeb is another key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Fawaz Alkhateeb; Abdulaziz Alkhateeb

Key clients

M/S Elite Company

World Group General Trading and Contracting Company

Marubeni-Itochu Steel Pte Ltd, Singapore

Kuwait Medical International

Al Salaam Hospital

Assaquib & Alhusseini General Trdg & Contracting Company

Work highlights

  • Representing Marubeni Itochu in a claim against a Kuwait-based company for unpaid monies in relation to the supply of steel while the company remains absconding with its offices closed and not operating out of its premises.
  • Representing Al-Salaam Hospital in a non-compliance in the supply of an internal software program which would facilitate the hospital in its financial, technical and administrative systems management and integration due to which the client suffered huge monetary losses.
  • Defending Kuwait Medical International in a claim against Dr. Suaad clinic investment agreement due to violations of the terms due to which the client suffered irreparable damages, as well as financial losses.

Taher Group Law Firm (TAG) was set up in 1969 on Fahad Al Salim Street, Al Sharq Al Awsat Building, Kuwait. Upon establishment, the group was headed by Dr Jamal Eddin Ateyyah, attorney at law, holder of a PhD in the International Law from the French Sorbonne University, and one of the founders of the first Islamic bank worldwide in Luxembourg County.

Mr Abdul Aziz Taher Al-Khateeb is one of the Kuwaiti lawyer forerunners as he was enrolled in the Kuwaiti bar for practising the legal profession in 1969. Afterwards, the group was joined by Mr Khaled Taher Al-Khateeb, Mr Jamal Taher Al-Khateeb and Mr Fawaz Khaled Al-Khateeb along with other expert lawyers.

Throughout its fifty three-years of  existence, the group has taken up tens of thousands of lawsuits and consultancies in all legal aspects, proving its track record. (The first premises of the group was on Fahad Al Salim Street 1969).

Mr Ahmed Tawfiq joined the group as an executive partner in the Cairo office in the Arab Republic of Egypt to extend the group’s legal services within the region. Taher Group Law Firm provides full services before all courts of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Kuwait, including the Supreme and Constitutional Courts. The group currently represents many individuals, companies, in various fields of law including investments, corporate, real estate, taxation, labor and employment laws in addition to other legal disciplines both in Kuwait and Cairo.

The international department in the group is managed by Mrs. Atyab Alshatti who has more than 10 years of PQE in law.

Our mission and vision: To render Taher Group Law Firm as a leading local, regional and international law firm with global standards in terms of provision of service through high quality and advanced legal standards with its main objective being to ensure the continuous development in its performance in a sustainable manner.

With the intention to diffuse justice through a consolidation of the principles of the rule of law through raising awareness and disseminating the legal culture between the components of society, individuals and institutions. To find its correct understanding and respect for the law and to comply with the same by establishing a stable society which shall be interdependent and secure.
Work in the support of the profession to evolve into modernity, and to continually generate professional ethics in order to ensure its push to an elevated position in modern society.

Our publications: The group exercises annual activities aiming at upgrading the level of the community legal culture, including issuing various legal publications and research papers, which contributes in dispersing the legal awareness, paramount among which are the following.

Criminalization and Penalty in non-penal codes by Mr Abdul Aziz Taher Al Khateeb, “the group founder”. The encyclopedia of Terms and Deadlines in Kuwaiti Laws by Mr Abdul Aziz Taher Al Khateeb.

This in addition to more than twenty legal research papers made in depth by the collaboration of the group’s lawyers, where these papers handle various legal perspective areas. Such papers are published in various places, eg the Lawyer Magazine, Kuwait University, daily and weekly newspapers and websites.

TAG has one of the largest legal libraries in Kuwait. The library includes more than 5,000 legal books in the field of law. It is renewed periodically with all the literature and modern legal books obtained from local, regional and international jurisprudence. It has rare collections of fundamental original legal works that extend to the early 20th century.

Taher Group also provides legal services to Fortune 500 listed companies as well as leading small and medium-sized companies in their field. The group also offers its services directly through its law firm based in the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cairo.

International Department Atyab Alshattiadvice@tahergrp.org1803020
Litigation Fawaz Alkhateebfawaz@tahergrp.org1803020
Khalid Alkhateeb photoMr Khalid AlkhateebFounding Partner & Managing Partner
Jamal Alkhateeb photoMr Jamal AlkhateebSenior Partner & Attorney
Abdulaziz Alkhateeb photoMr Abdulaziz AlkhateebFounding Attorney  https://tahergrp.org/index.php/en/our-team/item/abdulaziz-k/198
Fawaz Alkhateeb photoMr Fawaz AlkhateebSenior Partner & Attorney
Abdulaziz Alkhateeb : Founder & Partner
Khalid Alkhateeb : Founder & Managing Partner
Jamal Alkhateeb : Senior Partner & Attorney - Personal Status & Employment Law
Fawaz Alkhateeb : Senior Partner & Attorney - Criminal & Corporate and financial crimes
Mohammed Alkhateeb : Senior Attorney
Amal A Alkout : Of Counsel
Atyab Alshatti : Senior legal adviser/consultant at the International Department
Abdul-Rahman Ismail : Counsel
Mahmoud Nour-Eldin : Counsel
Samir Alharriri : Counsel
English (fluent)
Farsi (Persian)
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CLIENT: Ali Zada
COMPANY/FIRM: Kuwait Medical International
TESTIMONIAL: “Taher Group Law firm assisted KMI to accomplish several business transactions through which our business was legally safe guarded and secured”

CLIENT: Wafi Dali
COMPANY/FIRM: World Group General Trading and Contracting Company.
TESTIMONIAL: “ most of WGG business focus in Dubai, the international department at Taher Group Law Firm encountered legally to assure that every contract sign by us is drafted in an efficient way and secure our interest”

CLIENT: Jafar Alahadar
COMPANY/FIRM: Ihqaqi Trust
TESTIMONIAL: “from endowment establishment in Kuwait, Iran and USA to cross borders litigation, Taher Group Law firm has always been the trusted ally who legally represented us through our journey to secure charity transactions and foundations”