Ahmed Barakat

Ahmed Barakat

Managing Partner, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners
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Ahmed Barakat has been the managing partner at ASAR for the past 13 years. He has more than 30 years of legal experience and has worked in Kuwait for the past 27 years. Ahmed specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration relating to construction, agency, tax, insurance, banking and contractual disputes. Ahmed also advises clients on corporate and government procurement matters.

Ahmed has been included in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients. In Chambers and Partners, Ahmed is highlighted for his ‘strong litigation acumen’. Sources explain that he is ‘one of the deans of the Kuwaiti Bar’.

Ahmed has published various articles in prestigious publications such as the Oxford Business Group and the International Financial Law Review (IFLR). He has lectured in many workshops and spoken at various conferences, the most recent being the ICC Conference held in Kuwait in January 2020 and GAR Dubai in November 2021.

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