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Dr. Faisal Alfahad & Partners
26th Floor, Dar Al-Awadi Tower
Ahmed Al-Jaber Street
Al-Sharq, Kuwait City
Kuwait

Kuwait > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Dr. Faisal Alfahad & Partners acts for a mix of domestic and foreign companies, and foreign investors with operations in Kuwait. Other clients include banks and high-net-worth individuals. It attracts a broad cross-section of mandates, which includes advice on corporate governance issues, capital markets transactions, M&A, restructurings, joint ventures and partnerships. Managing partner Faisal Alfahad and Karam Abdulzaher are recommended.

Practice head(s):

Faisal Alfahad; Karam Abdelzaher

Key clients

Fiduciary Soft Co.

Bobyan Bank

Kuwait Finance House (Bank)

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Securities House Company (listed Co.)

KFH Capital Investment Company

Bareeq Holding (listed Co.)

Aref Investment Group

Biotisk Energier Sweden AB

Rexel Middle East

Work highlights

  • Advised Fiduciary Soft Co. who owns 30% of Bareeq Holding (listed Co.) and intend to acquire the remaining shares of the Company through Mandatory Acquisition under the rules and regulations of the Capital Markets Authority.
  • Advised Biotisk Energier Sweden AB, a leading oil exports company. The advice was related to due diligence and acquisition of a company as well as validity of license held by that company to export used oils from Kuwait.

Dr Faisal Alfahad and Partners is an entrepreneurial and a full-service Kuwaiti law firm with international extent and a focus on growth-oriented businesses. We provide first class, efficient, effective solutions and integrated legal services. Our experience and knowledge of our clients’ businesses and industries also enable our firm to serve as trusted advisors to founders, investors, directors, and management.

Dr Faisal Alfahad, a highly accomplished lawyer, leading corporate, and tax figure who has served in many high-profile capacities in the State of Kuwait government and other prominent organizations. The law firm has grown and aiming to become one of the best law firms in Kuwait based on our client’s testimony and offering clients a compelling choice without any sacrifice in quality when compared to larger law firms.

Fundamental to our firm’s growth has been our commitment to providing transactional value through efficient, effective problem solving backed by high quality legal services. With our in-depth knowledge of local law and practice and our broad network, we are not only a trusted legal partner for our clients, but we can also assist our clients in finding the right and most effective solution for the issues faced in their business.

The firm’s corporate department serves some of the main companies in Kuwait, including advising one of the leading investment companies on the largest initial public offering (IPO) in the country’s history for Boursa Kuwait.

Our corporate practice with a vast team of bilingual attorneys, assisting businesses and individuals in a wide range of industry sectors, including but not limited assisting local and offshore corporations, advises foreign investors setting up operations in Kuwait and in Kuwait’s free trade zones.

Adhering to stringent international practices and high ethical standards, our team provides guidance across all facets of law – including corporate issues, breach of contracts, employment, infrastructure investment, licensing, labor, banking and finance, dispute resolution, intellectual property, securities, oil and gas, capital markets, and taxation.

Dr Faisal Alfahad and Partners has a tradition of community service and providing pro bono legal services to people and organizations in the State of Kuwait. The firm’s leadership encourages all employees to get involved in the community and contribute in whatever way each feels most appropriate.

Dr Faisal Alfahad and Partners aims to assist foreign and domestic investors accomplish economic wealth in the State of Kuwait and keep our law firm at the forefront of developments and government policy so that we can advise our clients on the current law and policy. To achieve that, our law firm listed by Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) as one of the qualified consultancy companies and officers to submit applications on behalf of foreign investors in Kuwait.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate/ Commercial Dr. Faisal Alfahadfalfahad@alfahadlaw.com+965-97644450
Corporate/ Commercial Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Banking and Finance Dr. Faisal Alfahadfalfahad@alfahadlaw.com+965-97644450
Banking and Finance Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Mr. Karam Abdelzaherkaram@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Mr. Hamad Alotaibihalotaibi@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Employment Mr. Karam Abdelzaherkaram@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Capital Markets Dr. Faisal Alfahadfalfahad@alfahadlaw.com+965-97644450
Oil and Gas Dr. Faisal Alfahadfalfahad@alfahadlaw.com+965-97644450
Tax Law Dr. Faisal Alfahadfalfahad@alfahadlaw.com+965-97644450
Mergers and Acquisitions Dr. Faisal Alfahadfalfahad@alfahadlaw.com+965-97644450
Foreign Investment Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Islamic Banking Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Intellectual Property Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Telecommunications, Media and Technology Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Aviation and Shipping Mr. Shamoil Ranijiwalashamoil@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
Construction and Real Estate Mr. Karam Abdelzaherkaram@alfahadlaw.com+965-22915340
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Faisal Alfahad photoDr Faisal AlfahadManaging Partner
Hamad Alotaibi photo Hamad AlotaibiAssociate
Karam Khalifa photo Karam KhalifaLegal Counsel
YaZeed Knaan photo YaZeed KnaanSenior Associate
Shamoil Ranijiwala photo Shamoil RanijiwalaSenior Associate
Number of Lawyers : 12
including: Arabic
English
Kuwait Lawyers' Society
Global Law Experts (GLE)

Dr. Faisal Alfahad & Partners spots terrific value in taking real action to encourage diversity and inclusion. We are actively participating in building a community whose members have diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experience. We always promote diversity and understanding of differences.

We believe that promoting diversity and inclusion is essential to the accomplishment of the firm, our lawyers, employees, and clients. We are committed to distinction and recognise that when individuals from various backgrounds feel welcomed and respected, it leads to creative ideas and new perspectives. This enhances the practice of law.

We are committed to recruiting, developing, retaining, and promoting talented lawyers and staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences to provide clients with the leadership, personal attention, and integrity they deserve.


TESTIMONIAL: “The supportive and personal approach taken by Dr. Faisal Alfahad and his team got our legal issue solved quickly, which could have dragged on for months. We would like to thank the team for their commercial expertise and robust approach.”


TESTIMONIAL: “We’ve only had good experiences with Dr. Faisal Alfahad. We have received a very professional and, importantly, friendly service from him and his team. He is approachable which makes communication open.”


TESTIMONIAL: “We have selected Dr. Faisal Alfahad & Partners law firm among other law firms in the State of Kuwait to advise us on our project. We are incredibly pleased with all the services provided to us as they provide a professional environment, understands client needs, and ensure their clients are taken care of with the highest standards. We strongly recommend him to all other businesses.”


TESTIMONIAL: “We want to thank Dr. Faisal Alfahad for helping us resolving our board of director corporate governance legal issue. Dr. Faisal went above and beyond, was responsive, paid good attention to detail, being knowledgeable and professional. With an attitude to overcome obstacles.”

KUWAIT

Dr. Faisal Alfahad and Partners is an entrepreneurial and a full-service Kuwaiti law firm with international extent and a focus on growth-oriented businesses. We provide first class, efficient, effective solutions and integrated legal services. Our experience and knowledge of our clients’ businesses and industries also enable our firm to serve as trusted advisors to founders, investors, directors, and management.

Dr. Faisal Alfahad, a highly accomplished lawyer, leading corporate, and tax figure who has served in many high-profile capacities in the State of Kuwait government and other prominent organizations. The law firm has grown and aiming to become one of the best law firms in Kuwait based on our client’s testimony and offering clients a compelling choice without any sacrifice in quality when compared to larger law firms.

Fundamental to our firm’s growth has been our commitment to providing transactional value through efficient, effective problem solving backed by high quality legal services. With our in-depth knowledge of local law and practice and our broad network, we are not only a trusted legal partner for our clients, but we can also assist our clients in finding the right and most effective solution for the issues faced in their business.

The firm’s Corporate department serves some of the main companies in Kuwait, including advising one of the leading investment companies on the largest initial public offering (IPO) in the country’s history for Boursa Kuwait.

Our Corporate practice with a vast team of bilingual attorneys, assisting businesses and individuals in a wide range of industry sectors, including but not limited assisting local and offshore corporations, advises foreign investors setting up operations in Kuwait and in Kuwait’s free trade zones.

Adhering to stringent international practices and high ethical standards, our team provides guidance across all facets of law – including corporate issues, breach of contracts, employment, infrastructure investment, licensing, labor, banking and finance, dispute resolution, intellectual property, securities, oil & gas, capital markets, and taxation.

Dr. Faisal Alfahad and Partners has a tradition of community service and providing pro bono legal services to people and organizations in the State of Kuwait. The firm’s leadership encourages all employees to get involved in the community and contribute in whatever way each feels most appropriate.

Dr. Faisal Alfahad and Partners aims to assist foreign and domestic investors accomplish economic wealth in the State of Kuwait and keep our law firm at the forefront of developments and government policy so that we can advise our clients on the current law and policy. To achieve that, our law firm listed by Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) as one of the qualified consultancy companies and officers to submit applications on behalf of foreign investors in Kuwait.