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Al-Hossam Legal (Al-Turqi & Partners) Legal Consultants & Attorneys provides high-end quality legal services on a full range of corporate, commercial, banking & finance (including Islamic finance), capital markets, M&A and high value commercial litigations.

The firm has a strong track record at providing innovative legal structures within the boundaries of traditional local laws and evolving court precedents. We are consistently ranked among the best lawyers in Kuwait by prestigious international legal publications, and among the “best of the best” lawyers worldwide in Islamic Finance.

The partners of Al-Hossam Legal have in-depth experience (from 29 to 44 years) on landmark projects, transactions and commercial litigations in Kuwait and the GCC, and led many Shari`ah compliant transactions in Europe and the US. The firm is retained by a large number of major local and multinational banks, financial institutions, corporations, governmental and sovereign entities, high net worth family offices plus private client and international law firms representing a full range of industry sectors.

Our Strengths

  • Recognized by clients and peers as the “go-to” law firm in Kuwait for solving the toughest legal issues and helping clients to achieve their ambitions within the limitations and restrictions of local laws.

  • A leading service provider of quality, detail-oriented, pragmatic and creative legal approaches.

  • A focus on results and on getting the deal done.

  • Strong commercial instincts.

  • Successful track record in drafting of documents that are upheld by courts, creating innovative structures and approaches, innovative banking, finance and investment products that are tested by courts, achieving court precedents and making new interpretations of legal principles and suggesting legislative changes that are approved by the Kuwaiti Parliament and regulators and playing a leading role in navigating regulatory changes

  • A practical approach that reflects an accurate understanding of each client’s business needs, and the direction of the local market.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of new developments, trends in local regulations and continuously evolving court cases.

  • Strong ties with major jurisdictions worldwide.

  • A full range of corporate, commercial, banking, finance and commercial litigation services.

  • A popular choice of major local and international clients and law firms.

  • Consistently ranked among the best lawyers in Kuwait.

  • Among the 30 “best of the best” lawyers worldwide in Islamic Finance.

  • Full multilingual legal services in English, Arabic and French.

FirmOur Values

Al-Hossam Legal provides clients with honest, transparent, and well-grounded advice and opinion. In litigation and arbitration matters, we provide a legal assessment and strategy plan in advance. We discourage litigation and do our best to persuade clients to compromise whenever possible.

“As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.” Abraham Lincoln.

Integrity and ethics are the main capital of Al-Hossam Legal. We maintain the highest standards in all our dealings with clients and others. We have strict business conduct policies, anti-money laundering policies and procedures and strict anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies.
The firm collaboratively shares each client’s goals, problems, pain and gain. We, therefore, are very selective about the clients we work for and the work we take on.
At Al-Hossam Legal we consider each client a partner. Their business is our business, and we leave no stone unturned to solve their legal issues.

Best lawyers in KuwaitLegacy of Success Awards & Accolades

Best Lawyers International (USA) have listed Hossam Abdullah in the top tier in Kuwait in the fields of corporate law, capital markets, banking and finance.
Euromoney’s Expert Guides listed Hossam Abdullah in its (Global) “Best of the Best – World’s Leading Lawyers” in Islamic finance.
Islamic Finance News named Hossam Abdullah as a leading lawyer in the field of Islamic corporate finance.
IFLR awarded Al-Hossam Legal the “Middle East Award” for the Rising Star Law Firm in 2017.
IFLR 1000 named Al-Hossam Legal as “Recommended Firm” in Kuwait for the year 2020 in asset finance, banking, capital markets, financial restructuring, financial services regulatory, hedge and investment funds, Islamic finance, M&A, PPP/PFI, private equity, project development, project finance, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, securitisation, structured finance/securitisation and trade finance.
IFLR 1000 named Hossam Abdullah as a “Highly Regarded” Leading Lawyer in Kuwait for the year 2020 in banking, capital markets, Islamic finance and M&A.
Asia Law Leading Lawyers named Hossam Abdullah as one of the foremost legal service providers in Asia.
Chambers and Partners noted that Hossam Abdullah is described by his peers as: § “an excellent lawyer” who ”can compete with anyone.” He has particular experience in finance transactions and distressed restructuring. He has also advised on a wide variety of M&A and capital markets work. § an “effective lawyer,” adding that, “he is very good in commercial matters, excellent in company law and in transactions.” Another market commentator said: “He can think outside the box and offer innovative solutions,” also describing Abdullah as a “brilliant lawyer in both transactional matters and litigation proceedings”.
Legal 500 recommended Hossam Abdullah for high-value Islamic finance in Kuwait.
Expert Guides listed Hossam Abdullah as a leading expert in Islamic finance.