ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners
ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners In Figures
Number of specialised practice areas: 30
Years of experience: More than 47
ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm that operates in the jurisdictions of Kuwait and Bahrain. The firm has numerous practice areas and serves a broad variety of clients including local and foreign corporations, banks and investment companies, industrial conglomerates, governments and state authorities, and private individuals.
The firm’s practice areas range from commercial litigation and arbitration to real estate, intellectual property law, M&A, Islamic finance, taxation and shipping, among others. The dedicated oil and gas practice, one of the firm’s most active, has advised clients such as state oil companies, oil and gas companies, service providers, contractors and operators of refineries and other facilities. Among other engagements, the firm assisted Kuwait Petroleum International on the restructuring of its petrol station network, and was advisor to the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation on the impact of Kuwait’s Privatization Law on its divestment and privatisation programme.
The firm has considerable PPP, IWPP and private finance initiative expertise, having participated in some of the first and most important of such ventures to have been organised in Kuwait. Examples include working with the Ministry of Electricity & Power & Renewable Energy (MEW) in the development of an independent water and power producer, and advising the consortium responsible for developing the first integrated solar combined cycle plant in Kuwait.