Meysan Partners Named “Kuwait Law Firm of the Year” in the Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2017

May 12, 2017 – Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 28 November 2017 – Meysan Partners, shines again at the Oath Middle East Legal Awards, winning the “Kuwait Law Firm of the Year 2017. The Oath Middle East Legal Awards recognizes only one law firm in each practice area to earn the prestigious “Law Firm of the Year” designation, highlighting that firm’s impressive overall performance in 2017, advising a number of the largest companies in the region on their most complex cross-board transactions.

Although founded less than three years ago, Meysan has already developed a reputation as one of the region’s leading law firms. The firm has become a leader in Mergers & Acquisitions, having advised on some of the largest regional transactions in the last few months alone, including Al-Khair’s $1.3 billion sale of shares in Zain to Omantel, as well as the sale of the British School of Kuwait to Nord Anglia Education. The firm has become the dominant player in Capital Markets, having advised on seven of the total nine bond issuances in Kuwait last year. Furthermore, its Dispute Resolution practice has excelled, with the firm having distinguished itself earlier this year in advising Agility on the successful settlement of all criminal charges filed by the U.S. Government in connection with the prime vendor contracts.

“I’m extremely proud of our entire team of attorneys who strive for excellence each and every day,” said the Co-founder Abdulaziz Al Yaqout. “This award is a nod to our team’s hard work and dedication to providing the best service to our clients, as well as to our firm and leadership for their strong commitment to make our practice a leader among law firms in the region.”

About Meysan Partners

Meysan Partners seeks to set itself apart by offering high quality, innovative legal advice delivered by a team of highly experienced lawyers. This is underpinned by over 85 years of combined legal experience in the Middle East shared by its partners, who in recent years, have advised clients across a range of industry sectors on some of the most noteworthy and complex transactions and disputes in the region. The firm’s client list includes regional blue-chip companies and family groups, multinational corporations, international financial institutions, sovereign governments and their agencies, domestic corporations and financial institutions, as well as high net worth individuals.

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