Khalifa Hamed Al Yaqout

Khalifah H. Al-Yaqout, is an Attorney licensed to appear before all levels of courts. He is appearing in many high-profile cases both in Kuwait and UAE.

Khalifa Al-Yaqout is a qualified Graduate of Laws from Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates. He is registered attorney with the Kuwait Bar Association.

He is a Constitutional Member of Committee of National Union in Kuwait which a working in different countries like US, UK, Australia, Ireland, Canada and Egypt;

Khalifah is a member in International Bar Association (IBA) which is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners.

He is a member of Arab Lawyers Union (ALU);

Khalifah currently is Member of various Committees of Kuwait Lawyers Society like: (i) Legal Claims and Grievances; (ii) Intellectual Property Rights; & (iii) Social Affairs Committee.

Khalifah very actively engages with Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of United States Department of which organizes various legal events around the globe for improving the legal environment for business.

Khalifah was the Ex-President of National Students Union of UAE.

He was the President of the Social Committee of the Kuwait Lawyers’ Association as well.

Firm Overview:

AYGL was established in 2003 by its founder, the late advocate/ Hamed Mohamed Al-Yaqout. Being a pioneer in the legal sector of the State of Kuwait, AYLG is well-reputed for its excellence and prudence. We ensure quality legal services focused to the clients’ needs.

AYLG has cross-border footprints in countries like Qatar, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, London and Italy but AYLG is just not about the size. Being a progressive specialized law firm we deliver impeccable services knowing the needs and requirements of clients. At AYLG, we understand the language, culture and the requirements of our multi-domiciled clients.

Khalifa Hamed Al Yaqout

Khalifah H. Al-Yaqout, is an Attorney licensed to appear before all levels of courts. He is appearing in many high-profile cases both in Kuwait and UAE.

Khalifa Al-Yaqout is a qualified Graduate of Laws from Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates. He is registered attorney with the Kuwait Bar Association.

He is a Constitutional Member of Committee of National Union in Kuwait which a working in different countries like US, UK, Australia, Ireland, Canada and Egypt;

Khalifah is a member in International Bar Association (IBA) which is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners.

He is a member of Arab Lawyers Union (ALU);

Khalifah currently is Member of various Committees of Kuwait Lawyers Society like: (i) Legal Claims and Grievances; (ii) Intellectual Property Rights; & (iii) Social Affairs Committee.

Khalifah very actively engages with Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of United States Department of which organizes various legal events around the globe for improving the legal environment for business.

Khalifah was the Ex-President of National Students Union of UAE.

He was the President of the Social Committee of the Kuwait Lawyers’ Association as well.

Firm Overview:

AYGL was established in 2003 by its founder, the late advocate/ Hamed Mohamed Al-Yaqout. Being a pioneer in the legal sector of the State of Kuwait, AYLG is well-reputed for its excellence and prudence. We ensure quality legal services focused to the clients’ needs.

AYLG has cross-border footprints in countries like Qatar, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, London and Italy but AYLG is just not about the size. Being a progressive specialized law firm we deliver impeccable services knowing the needs and requirements of clients. At AYLG, we understand the language, culture and the requirements of our multi-domiciled clients.

Khalifa Hamed Al Yaqout

Khalifah H. Al-Yaqout, is an Attorney licensed to appear before all levels of courts. He is appearing in many high-profile cases both in Kuwait and UAE.

Khalifa Al-Yaqout is a qualified Graduate of Laws from Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates. He is registered attorney with the Kuwait Bar Association.

He is a Constitutional Member of Committee of National Union in Kuwait which a working in different countries like US, UK, Australia, Ireland, Canada and Egypt;

Khalifah is a member in International Bar Association (IBA) which is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners.

He is a member of Arab Lawyers Union (ALU);

Khalifah currently is Member of various Committees of Kuwait Lawyers Society like: (i) Legal Claims and Grievances; (ii) Intellectual Property Rights; & (iii) Social Affairs Committee.

Khalifah very actively engages with Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of United States Department of which organizes various legal events around the globe for improving the legal environment for business.

Khalifah was the Ex-President of National Students Union of UAE.

He was the President of the Social Committee of the Kuwait Lawyers’ Association as well.

Firm Overview:

AYGL was established in 2003 by its founder, the late advocate/ Hamed Mohamed Al-Yaqout. Being a pioneer in the legal sector of the State of Kuwait, AYLG is well-reputed for its excellence and prudence. We ensure quality legal services focused to the clients’ needs.

AYLG has cross-border footprints in countries like Qatar, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, London and Italy but AYLG is just not about the size. Being a progressive specialized law firm we deliver impeccable services knowing the needs and requirements of clients. At AYLG, we understand the language, culture and the requirements of our multi-domiciled clients.

Mosaied Adnan AlAjeel

With 36 years of remarkable and solution-oriented service, AlAjeel, AlTattan, AlBisher & Partners offers Kuwait a local law firm with international standards. Established by Mr. Adnan AlAjeel, the firm has grown to become an elite team of over 40 lawyers. This team, all of whom have been carefully chosen from around the world, bring with them a wide range of experience. This helps ATB & Partners build its deep rooted experience in commercial, civil, administrative, and penal law in Kuwait and The region.

The Firm has obtained several international awards and recognitions on the quality of service and level of client satisfaction. In addition to recently being awarded by ACQ the Client Satisfaction Law Firm of the Year Award, ATB & Partners has been selected as Kuwait Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2015 by Corporate International. Moreover since the year 2013, ATB & partners has been a recommended law firm by the Business City Guide in association with The Times (UK).

ATB & Partners has established itself as a refuge for high profile clients all over Kuwait and the MENA region. As part of a close network of cooperation, the firm also works with other international firms globally. Since its incorporated in 1978, ATB & Partners has focused on offering top quality legal services to its clients. The diverse range of clients the firm has represented include banks, investment Companies, Family Groups, Public transportation companies, petro-chemical companies, government enterprises, construction companies, NGO’s, sovereign funds, and multinational enterprises.

In order to deliver the best legal service for every client, ATB & Partners works with the client’s guidelines, time frame, and budget to provide unparalleled legal services.

Our Approach:

Our approach is to work closely with our clients in order to satisfy their requirements in a comprehensive manner. As part of our continuous efforts to build and improve our relationship with clients, there are 4 guiding principles that we abide by:

– Providing a comprehensive approach to problem solving combining legal, commercial, economic and appreciation of the client’s specific needs;
– Providing a cohesive team with the skills from relevant disciplines that are required to address the client’s various issues;
– Delivering practical advice within our clients timeframe and budget; and
– Providing services in a responsive manner and working with the client in a collaborative effort to resolve issues

Our Team:

Our Team, from a diverse range of backgrounds, comprise of internationally and locally trained lawyers. This ensures we can apply international best practices with local legal expertise on a variety of issues affecting our clients. We maintain a team of around 40 practitioners, which contributes in making us one of the largest and most versatile Law Firms in the state of Kuwait. The team works hand byhand with the goal of rendering a responsive, cooperative, professional, solution driven legal service.

Mansur Alkhuzam

As a purpose-driven company, our core mission is contributing toward BUILDING BETTER BUSINESSES with our respectable clients from all types of business sectors.

– We treat all our clients with integrity and continuous support
– We consist of highly qualified performers in our business that develop and deliver solutions for our clients
– We strategically aim to go above and beyond our client expectations
– We proudly provide our clients the highest quality experience they deserve
– We approach our tasks with ease and efficiency to provide clients with confident solutions that guide their business toward sustained profitability

Tax Services:

Our Tax Team are here to help foreign firms with any of their taxation duties in the State of Kuwait.

Our specialists help clients comply with complex cross-border tax requirements, whilst advising them on how to minimise their liability.

Audit Services:

Our Audit Team’s Independent reviews provide clients with insight on effective financial reporting and control mechanisms to enhance their overall business performance.

The Audit Team shall assess and report to management any market or industry trends that could have an impact to how clients business operate.

Accounting Services:

Our Accounting Team handles your accounting issues in a coordinated and consistent manner.

Accounting services include:

– Financial reviews
– Book-keeping
– Management accounts
– Budgeting and forecasts
– Reporting on accounting systems and internal controls
– Payroll

Morison KSi (previously Morison International & KS International) is a global association of professional service firms (accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting). The association has 158 member firms in 88 countries. Morison KSi’s status as an association is in accordance with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) audit code and the EU Statutory Audit Directive 2006/43/(EC) (“the 8th Directive”). Morison KSi is ranked by the International Accounting Bulletin as the 9th largest accounting association in the world. In January 2017, the combined revenue of all member firms was USD1.002 billion.

Alok Chugh

Alok Chugh is a Chartered Accountant by profession and started his career with Ernst & Young (EY) in India in 1992. He moved to the Middle East in 1993 to join the Tax practice of EY. He is currently a Tax Partner with EY’s Middle East practice and is the Market Segment leader for Tax in Kuwait. Alok is also Middle East and North Africa (MENA) account leader for certain very large US, UK, European, Korean, Japanese and Chinese multinationals operating in the region. Alok is also a Tax Market Segment Leader for MENA region for Government and Public Sector. Alok has extensive experience of advising multinational companies on tax matters involving tax planning, compliance and cross border tax restructuring. He has been involved on several engagements relating to private placement, Mergers and/or Acquisition of companies and tax efficient structuring of the transactions. He has experts knowledge of tax laws in Kuwait, offset regulations, Kuwait Direct Investment law and regularly advises companies on Doing Business in Kuwait. He is on the Board of Directors of the American Business Council in Kuwait and is also an active member of various business forums in Kuwait including British, French, Canadian as well as Kuwait Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Alok is a regular speaker at various seminars and workshops organized by EY, International Fiscal Association, Middle East Chapter and also at various Embassies in Kuwait. He has received a number of awards for contribution to various business communities including recognition by Madison Who’s Who during 2011. Alok is married for 18 years and has a Daughter and a Son both of who were born in Kuwait. Alok’s son studies at a British school in Kuwait & his daughter is now studying at the University of Michigan. He is a keen cricketer, golfer and enjoys listening to Indian music.

Firm Overview:

EY (formerly Ernst & Young) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England. EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world and is one of the “Big Four” accounting firms.

The organisation operates as a network of member firms which are separate legal entities in individual countries. It has 231,000 employees in over 700 offices around 150 countries in the world. It provides assurance (including financial audit), tax, consulting and advisory services to companies.

The firm dates back to 1849 with the founding of Harding & Pullein in England. The current firm was formed by a merger of Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young & Co. in 1989. It was known as Ernst & Young until 2013, when it underwent a rebranding to EY. The acronym “EY” was already an informal name for the firm prior to its official adoption.

In 2017, Fortune magazine ranked EY 29th on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list. In 2016, EY was the 11th largest privately owned organization in the United States.