Altogether, better.

Bringing together leading legal talent in the Middle East and the United Kingdom, Meysan is an ambitious, focused international law firm, designed with one thing in mind: to deliver the best outcomes in deals and disputes.

Achieving great
things, together.

Launched in 2015, we provide legal services that are focused on delivering the biggest deals and navigating the toughest disputes. This focus is backed up by a range of strong practices, designed to help individuals and enterprises navigate risks and take advantage of every opportunity.

Our advice is delivered by a team of highly-experienced lawyers who advise corporates, investors, funds, state-owned entities and high-net-worth individuals across a range of sectors; all looking to achieve positive results with a trusted partner.

A reputation for succeeding in complex, high-stakes work.

In our world, experience really does count for everything. Clients know that they can go to any firm and find a good lawyer. But in-depth field experience is harder to track down. A genuine understanding of markets from decades of experience positions us to provide unique insights. We go beyond just highlighting risk and extend to discovering real potential and opportunities others fail to identify.

Our insights

Navigating Restrictive Acts under Kuwaiti Anti-trust Laws
Navigating Restrictive Acts under Kuwaiti Anti-trust Laws

The prevalence of restrictive clauses in contracts with a Kuwaiti nexus, introduced by both service providers and product suppliers, has become a notable feature in the business landscape. These clauses often seek to limit client autonomy by restricting the resale of purchased goods or engagement with competing service providers. However,… Read more

An Eye on Egypt – New Merger Control Regime Finally in Place
An Eye on Egypt – New Merger Control Regime Finally in Place

After much anticipation, Egypt’s Prime Minister issued Decree No. 1120 of 2024 (Decree) revealing the long-awaited amendments to the Competition Act’ executive regulations (Regulations). By way of background, in December 2022, the Egyptian Competition Act underwent a major overhaul with the introduction of a pre-merger control regime that grants the… Read more

Economic Liberalization in Kuwait: Welcome, Foreign Investors
Economic Liberalization in Kuwait: Welcome, Foreign Investors

The business and economic landscape of Kuwait just changed. With the ratification of the first law of 2024: Law Regarding the Amendment of Article 24 of the Commercial Law and Article 31 of the Public Tenders Law (1/2024) (the “Foreign Company Amendments Law”) on 21 January 2024, foreign companies now… Read more

Our People

Tarek Badawy
Partner, EGYPT | UAE

Our People

Our skilled practitioners have earned a reputation for succeeding in the most complex and critical situations. We know that when crisis strikes, or the stakes couldn’t be higher, the complexities can sometimes feel daunting. But not with us on your side.

Tarek Badawy
Partner, EGYPT | UAE

Our People

John Reynolds
Partner, UNITED KINGDOM

Our People

Our skilled practitioners have earned a reputation for succeeding in the most complex and critical situations. We know that when crisis strikes, or the stakes couldn’t be higher, the complexities can sometimes feel daunting. But not with us on your side.

John Reynolds
Partner, UNITED KINGDOM

Our People

Ahmed Awni
Partner, KUWAIT | EGYPT

Our People

Our skilled practitioners have earned a reputation for succeeding in the most complex and critical situations. We know that when crisis strikes, or the stakes couldn’t be higher, the complexities can sometimes feel daunting. But not with us on your side.

Ahmed Awni
Partner, KUWAIT | EGYPT

Our People

Waleed Altattan
Partner, KUWAIT

Our People

Our skilled practitioners have earned a reputation for succeeding in the most complex and critical situations. We know that when crisis strikes, or the stakes couldn’t be higher, the complexities can sometimes feel daunting. But not with us on your side.

Waleed Altattan
Partner, KUWAIT

Firm news

MEYSAN ADVISES WARBA BANK ON SUKUK ISSUANCE
MEYSAN ADVISES WARBA BANK ON SUKUK ISSUANCE

We are delighted to announce Meysan’s role as Kuwait law counsel to Warba Bank K.S.C.P., as obligor, in updating the $2 billion Trust Certificate Programme of Warba Sukuk Limited to incorporate a Sustainable Sukuk Issuance Framework and its first issuance of Sustainable Trust Certificates of $500 million (5.351%). This groundbreaking issuance marks the first-ever…

Once again, Meysan international disputes team secures closure of investigation by regional competition regulator
Once again, Meysan international disputes team secures closure of investigation by regional competition regulator

This success will ensure the uninterrupted French language broadcast of CAF tournaments on Pay-TV platforms in 13 sub-Saharan jurisdictions until 2028.  The investigation, which commenced in 2017, concluded with the COMESA Competition Commission’s recommendation that the exclusive broadcasting agreement between CAF and Canal+ be terminated at the end of 2024,…

MEYSAN ADVISES BEYOUT INVESTMENT GROUP HOLDING ON SUCCESSFUL OFFERING AND LISTING ON KUWAIT STOCK EXCHANGE
MEYSAN ADVISES BEYOUT INVESTMENT GROUP HOLDING ON SUCCESSFUL OFFERING AND LISTING ON KUWAIT STOCK EXCHANGE

Kuwait June 11, 2024 - Meysan advised Beyout Investment Group Holding (“BIG”), a family business group managing integrated services portfolios, on the successful offering of 90,000,000 ordinary shares, representing 30% of BIG issued share capital and its listing on the Premier Market of the Kuwait Stock Exchange. This landmark transaction…