Mohammad Meslet Abu Raqabah

Mohammad Meslet Abu Raqabah is our exclusively recommended Oil & Gas Dispute Resolution expert in Kuwait on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mohammad directly using the contact details listed above.

Mohammad is the Founder and Chairman of MMA Law with extensive experience in commercial field and unique background in Construction, Oil & Gas claims in Kuwait Oil Sector, he is also a Vice President for Asia in AEA International Lawyers Network since December 2018 till now.

Mohammad has extensive experience in commercial and construction fields since he was executive director of one of the largest companies in Kuwait which was specialised in equipment used in construction and oil & gas project.

Mohammad advised several international and local contractors regarding their claims against Kuwait Oil Sector Companies in addition to the relevant Governmental Authorities and obtained satisfactory results due to his deep knowledge about the governmental procedures and requirements.

Mohammad is currently advising an international EPC Contractor about two projects in Oil Sector with total value exceeds more than KWD 400 Million in addition and managing and supervising several litigations related to information technology projects.

Mohammad Meslet Abu Raqabah also managed multi-millions Kuwaiti dinars claims between international contractors and Kuwait Oil Sector Companies to reach successful satisfactory amicable settlements. He is also advising international investors about the possible business structures and relevant commercial laws and rules.

Firm Overview:

MMA Law was founded to provide fully unique integrated services to our clients and we are keen on working closely on daily basis with our clients through our harmonised professional team which includes highly qualified lawyers, legal counsel, engineers and accountants in addition to the administrative supporting team through adopting the highest industry standards.

MMA Law is one of the approved listed services providers in Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority to represent the foreign investors in acquiring the necessary licenses and approvals to operate directly in Kuwait through the incorporation of fully owned Kuwaiti entity.

In addition to the above, MMA Law participating as a Sponsor in New Kuwait Summit 2019  held on 10th and 11th December 2019 at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Supreme Council for Planning and Development and The Ministry of Information.

Maged Besht

Maged Besht is our exclusively recommended Claims Management Services expert in Kuwait on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Maged directly using the contact details listed above.

Maged is a Legal Counsel and the Managing Director of MMA Law with about 15 years of experience in the legal field, he spent almost the last ten years working on complicated high value transactions and disputes advising local and international clients about the best methodology to protect their interests

Maged Represented the borrower during the negotiations for facilities agreement related to a project in healthcare sector and also managed the enforcement procedures of an ICC Arbitration Award with a value exceeds USD 50 Million in addition to managing claims against Kuwait Oil Sector with an approximate value of KWD 50 Million. Furthermore, he negotiated with one of the major international hotels operators to obtain the franchise right regarding a hotel in South Africa.

Maged Besht also advised several international contractors about construction projects related to Kuwait Oil Sector and prepared, reviewed, and managed many claims in this respect.

Firm Overview:

MMA Law was founded to provide fully unique integrated services to our clients and we are keen on working closely on daily basis with our clients through our harmonised professional team which includes highly qualified lawyers, legal counsel, engineers and accountants in addition to the administrative supporting team through adopting the highest industry standards.

MMA Law is one of the approved listed services providers in Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority to represent the foreign investors in acquiring the necessary licenses and approvals to operate directly in Kuwait through the incorporation of fully owned Kuwaiti entity.

In addition to the above, MMA Law participating as a Sponsor in New Kuwait Summit 2019  held on 10th and 11th December 2019 at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Supreme Council for Planning and Development and The Ministry of Information.

Khalifa Hamed Al Yaqout

Khalifa Hamed Al Yaqout is our exclusively recommended Commercial Transaction Law expert in Kuwait on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Khalifa directly using the contact details listed above.

Khalifah is an Attorney licensed to appear before all levels of courts. He is appearing in many high-profile cases both in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.

Khalifa 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.

Khalifa is a Constitutional Member of Committee of National Union in Kuwait which a working in different countries like United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Canada and Egypt.

Khalifa is a member in the IBA, which is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners.

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

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

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, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Italy, but AYLG is just not about the size. Being a progressive specialised 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

Mosaied Adnan AlAjeel is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Kuwait on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mosaied directly using the contact details listed above.

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, petrol-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.

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 our exclusively recommended Tax Services expert in Kuwait on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Alok directly using the contact details above.

Alok is a tax partner with EY’s Middle East practice and is based in Kuwait. He has been in the region for over 27 years and has detailed knowledge of business and taxes in the Middle East. Alok also leads the Government and Public Sector tax practice for EY in the Middle East and North Africa region. He has a considerable experience in advising entry-level strategies for foreign multinationals wishing to do business in Kuwait and in the Middle East. Alok has been involved in a number of consulting assignments (including cross-border planning, application of double tax treaties and the efficient handling of tax and commercial affairs for project due diligence, business paper preparation or review, and structuring operational activities). He is a member of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of India and is an active member and frequent lecturer at the American Business Council, French Business Council, British Business Forum and Canadian Business Council in Kuwait. He is also on the Board of the American Business Council in Kuwait. Alok has been consulted by various governmental organisations in Kuwait on the practical implementation of various regulations in Kuwait, including the Ministry of Finance. He also works closely with the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) and a number of other tax and regulatory authorities across the region. Alok is a regular speaker at various seminars and workshops organised by EY, International Fiscal Association, Middle East Chapter and also, at various Embassies. He has also received a number of awards for contribution to various business communities in Kuwait. Alok is married for 25 years and has two children, a daughter who has graduated from University of Michigan and is currently working with EY and a son who is studying at The University Park, Penn State. Alok is a keen cricketer, golfer and enjoys listening to Indian music.