Nader Al Awadhi > GLA & Company > Sharq, Kuwait > Lawyer Profile

GLA & Company
36th-37th Floor, Arraya Tower II
Al-Shuhada Street
P.O. Box 15500
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Founder, Senior Partner & Head of Litigation


Nader Al-Awadhi is a founding partner of GLA & Company and also founding principal of Nader Al Awadhi Attorneys and Legal Consultant Law Firm, with 44 years of legal experience. Nader Al Awadhi’s reputation in the Kuwait legal profession is well-known.

He has developed a strong forte for commercial and corporate litigation matters representing many of the top Kuwaiti companies and institutions as well as many famous international companies. Al Awadhi has applied his knowledge of bankruptcy and insolvency laws to commercial litigation matters in relation to distressed companies and restructuring at large and legal consultancy for corporate.

Represented many top Kuwaiti companies and institutions as well as many famous international companies.

Acceptable before the Kuwaiti Courts at all levels.

Received training at legal firms in the United States of America.

Headed arbitration bodies and as arbitration member in several arbitration cases.

Contributed to several conferences and seminars specializing in Commercial Arbitration and Corporate legal topics.


English and Arabic


  • Kuwait Bar Association
  • Arbitration Centre of Kuwait and the GCC
  • Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry Arbitration Centre
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Officer


Kuwait University – Law degree (1977)

Lawyer Rankings

Kuwait > Commercial, corporate and M&A

M&A is a key pillar of strength for GLA & Company‘s corporate team, which is adept at advising on large local and cross-border M&A transactions. Senior partner Nader Al Awadhi and managing partner Alex Saleh have a solid track record in the M&A space, while Yousef Al Amly is well versed in handling joint ventures, franchising and distribution agreements, and corporate governance and compliance matters.