Al-Hamad Legal Group


Al-Hamra Tower Floor 42
Sharq, AlShuhada Street
P.O. Box 22338, Safat 13085

+965 22212000

+965 22212001

Key contacts:

Principal Partner: Rana Al-Hamad
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Partner: Salim Ali
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Legal Counsel: Dr. Ahmad A. Alshorbagy
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 25
Network memberships: Member of ALFA International.
Language: We provide our services in Arabic, English and French

  • HLG is a full-service law firm and has extensive experience providing state-of-art legal services through advising and assisting in transactional, regulatory, advisory and litigation & dispute resolution services to governments, major corporates and privately-owned businesses.
  • HLG has handled major international matters in the GCC on behalf of foreign and local clients. In addition, HLG has also developed an expertise in international commercial arbitration. This includes both ad hoc and institutional arbitration in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and DIFC, and before the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, London Court of International Arbitration and the International Chamber of Commerce.  
  • Our M&A team has considerable experience in working on a broad range of high-profile GCC based and international, cross-border mergers, acquisitions and disposals. Our lawyers are highly skilled and experienced at handling the broad range of corporate and commercial issues which could arise on such transactions. We work on all levels of the M&A spectrum. 
  • HLG is at the forefront of law firms in Kuwait advising on PPP/PFI projects. Having been the Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects ("KAPP") legal advisor for several years, HLG has gained expertise in all forms of PPP/PFI transactions and agreements. HLG has worked closely with all major international legal and financial advisors, investors, and financial institutions involved in the PPP/PFI projects in Kuwait, in addition to liaising with all Kuwaiti governmental entities and other instrumentalities relating to the PPP projects.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Project development

Mergers & Acquisitions
Salim Ali 

Banking and Finance
Ashley Freeman

PPP/PFI and Arbitration
Dr. Ahmad Al-Shorbagy


  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Utilities