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Taher Group Law Firm (TAG)
26th Floor, Al-Rayah Tower
1 Al-Shuhada St

Kuwait > Dispute resolution Tier 2

At Taher Group Law Firm (TAG), the practice stands out for advising on a broad spectrum of litigious work, including commercial and banking disputes and criminal defence cases. Abdulaziz Alkhateeb is highly regarded for his arbitration expertise, and co-heads the department with Fawaz Alkhateeb, who has ‘an excellent understanding of Kuwait civil law procedures and practices', and the 'reliable' Khalid Alkhateeb.

Practice head(s):

Abdulaziz Alkhateeb; Khalid Alkhateeb; Fawaz Alkhateeb


‘Our experience has been exceptional with Taher Group. This firm has consistently gone beyond to address our litigation interests both in Kuwait and abroad. They have provided us with expert legal advice, and we greatly appreciate their prompt communication and dedication to our interests.’

‘Taher Group has set the bar high for what a law firm should be, and we are grateful to have them by our side.’

‘I found Fawaz Alkhateeb’s legal expertise to be commendable. He possesses an excellent understanding of Kuwait civil law procedures and practices.’

‘Fawaz Alkhateeb’s strength lies in offering detailed advice, taking into account the specifics of each situation. He demonstrates a nuanced approach to problem-solving, which is beneficial in legal matters. In addition, he is also a competent negotiator. His negotiation skills have proven effective in resolving complex issues.’

Fawaz Alkhateeb is a reliable legal professional who provides valuable guidance in Kuwaiti legal matters. His knowledge of Kuwaiti law and negotiation abilities make him our choice for legal consultations and representation.’

‘Abdulaziz Alkhateeb and Khalid Alkhateeb are our legal advisors. We rely on them when we are dealing with issues in our domestic market, and we are very happy with the dedication and expertise they exhibit.’

‘Abdulaziz Alkhateeb and Khalid Alkhateeb have consistently proven to be reliable and effective legal advisors. We are genuinely pleased with the level of professionalism and expertise they consistently bring to our legal affairs.’

Key clients

Marafie Group

Al Tijaria Group

Hadi Hospital Company

Hilton Garden Inn

Alkhonaini General Trading & Contracting Company

Credit and Information Networks

Al Salaam hospital

Gulf Insurance Group

Mansour Bin Fadhel Group for General Trading & Contracting

Work highlights

  • Defended Warah Real Estate Company in a dispute concerning alleged unauthorized disposals of properties.
  • Acted for a hotel in an insurance dispute over a partially withheld claim payment for water damage.
  • Acted for Marafie Group in a contractual dispute concerning the termination of its distributor agreement with Danish manufacturer Bang & Olufsen.

Taher Group Law Firm Co. LLC (TAG) was established in 1969 in Kuwait by Dr Jamal Eddin Ateyyah, a renowned attorney at law and holder of a Ph.D. in International Law from the French Sorbonne University. The firm was later joined by Mr Abdul Aziz Taher Al-Khateeb, one of the earliest registered lawyers by the Bar Association, and Mr Khaled Taher Al-Khateeb, Mr Jamal Taher Al-Khateeb, and Dr Fawaz Khaled Al-Khateeb along with other expert lawyers. With over 20 lawyers specializing in diverse areas of law including business, commercial, corporate, family, personal, estates, and other areas, many of the current lawyers have been practicing at the firm for over 55 years.

In addition to its Kuwait headquarters, TAG opened a law firm in Cairo Egypt in 2015, headed by Attorney Mohamed Ghoneimi as the executive partner.

The firm offers legal advice in cross-national commercial transactions and arbitrations involving laws of various common law and civil law jurisdictions, including that of the USA and the UK. Its International Department is traditionally headed by a foreign-qualified international attorney who fluently speaks English and possesses the requisite legal experience.

TAG represents individuals, companies, institutions, and international bodies in all areas of law, including corporate, capital markets, investment, and taxes, as well as areas termed as personal or individual law, such as family law. The firm has a notable strength in helping international organizations and companies establish a presence or enter the market in Kuwait in a sound, sustainable, and promising manner.

TAG exercises annual activities aiming to upgrade the community’s legal culture, including producing various legal publications and research papers that disperse law-related knowledge. Such papers are published in various places, including the Lawyer Magazine, Kuwait University, daily and weekly newspapers, and websites. The firm has one of the largest legal libraries in Kuwait, including more than 5,000 legal books in the field of law. It has rare collections of fundamental original legal works that extend to the early 20th century.

TAG provides legal services to Fortune 500 listed companies as well as leading small and medium-sized companies in their fields. The Group offers legal services before all courts of Kuwait and the Arab Republic of Egypt, including the Supreme Court of Cassation and Constitutional Courts, which are the highest courts in the countries.

With over 55 years of operation, Taher Group Law Firm Co. (LLC) has initiated thousands of cases in addition to serving clients across thousands of transactions, contracts, legal research projects, and other instances of legal services. The firm’s dedication to excellence and its vast expertise make it a premier law firm in the region.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior Legal Advisor/Consultant International Matters Department Alex Erheim advice@tahergrp.org +965 55803020
Founding Partner Attorney Fawaz Alkhateeb fawaz@tahergrp.org +965 99993223
Photo Name Position Profile
Khalid Alkhateeb photo Mr Khalid Alkhateeb Founding Partner & Managing Partner
Jamal Alkhateeb photo Mr Jamal Alkhateeb Senior Partner & Attorney
Abdulaziz Alkhateeb photo Mr Abdulaziz Alkhateeb Founding Attorney, and Partner
Fawaz Alkhateeb photo Dr Fawaz Alkhateeb Senior Partner & Attorney
Abdulaziz Alkhateeb : Founder & Attorney, (Founding Partner)
Khalid Alkhateeb : Founder & Managing Attorney Partner (Founding Partner)
Jamal Alkhateeb : Senior Partner & Attorney Partner - Personal Status & Employment Law
Fawaz Alkhateeb : Founder & Attorney Partner - Criminal & Corporate and Finance Law
Mohammed Alkhateeb : Senior Attorney
Alex Erheim : Senior Legal Advisor/Consultant International Matters Department
Mohammad Al-Harbi : Attorney; Head of the Lawyers Department
Hamad Khalidi : Attorney
Noor Nasser Al-Khateeb : Attorney
Mohammad Alshaer : Attorney
Abdul-Rahman Ismail : Senior Counsel
Mahmoud Nour-Eldin : Senior Counsel
Samir Alharriri : Senior Counsel
Mahmoud Abdel Rahim : Counsel
Amal A Alkout : Of Counsel
Atyab Al Shatti : Of Counsel
Farsi (Persian)
TAGLaw - A Worldwide Alliance of Independent Law Firms (https://www.tagalliances.com)
Kuwait Society of Lawyers (www.kuwaitlawyers.com/)
Law Society of the United Kingdom (www.solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/)
Egypt Bar Association (www.egyls.com/)
Law Society of Upper Canada (www.lso.com)
Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (www.kuwaitchamber.org.kw)
Kuwait Institute of Law and Legal Studies (Board of Directors)
The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA).
Registered legal guardian with the Judicial Court - Ministry of Justice in Kuwait.

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”

Taher Group Law Firm Co. Ltd.

Taher Group Law Firm Co., established in 1969, stands as Kuwait’s oldest law firms. It is market leader in legal areas of construction & infrastructure, oil and gas, and private equity.

Also, often sought for dispute resolution, Taher Group manages litigation work with current claims exceeding 4 billion, solidifying its position as a leader in Kuwait’s advocacy landscape.

The firm expanded its footprint by opening an office in Egypt in 2015. The firm is managed by Dr. Fawaz Alkhateeb, a distinguished alumnus of Durham University’s PhD Program and Kuwait University, and Assistant Professor at KILAW (Kuwait International Law School).