ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners acts as legal counsel to SAMA Educational company in the acquisition of Kuwait English School

Kuwait – 23 June 2022: ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait’s leading and most prominent corporate law firm, and one of the region’s top tier firms, is pleased to have acted as law counsel to SAMA Educational Company KSCC in the 100% acquisition of Kuwait English School. The Kuwait English school, was established in 1978 and is now a leading international school in Kuwait catering for students aged 3-19 including those with special needs. 

ASAR’s team was led by corporate partner, Ezekiel Tuma assisted by senior associate, Brenda Ntambirweki and associate, Mustafa Sayed. 

Ezekiel Tuma, noted that: “We are delighted to have been part of this transaction aimed at growing the already formidable portfolio of SAMA Educational Company to include the Kuwait English School. The deal has been in the pipeline for nearly a year and its successful closing demonstrates ASAR’s ability to provide the highest quality of legal services to our clients and accordingly play a part in assisting them to reach their business and strategic objectives.”

ASAR is known to have a long and established history of acting as a legal advisor to companies across an extensive range of industry sectors. In the recent past the firm has also been involved in several major transactions involving other leading international and bilingual educational transactions in Kuwait. 

ASAR has consistently been rated as the leading corporate and commercial law firm in Kuwait by reputable legal guides such as International Financial Law Review (IFLR), the Chambers Global Guide and the Legal 500. For the past 13 consecutive years, ASAR has been named “National Law Firm of the Year” in Kuwait by the IFLR. In 2022, ASAR won “Kuwait Firm of the Year” at the prestigious Chambers Middle East Awards.

With dedicated offices in Kuwait and Bahrain coupled with its associated offices and relationships, ASAR provides clients across an extensive range of industry sectors with comprehensive corporate legal advice and support for their business activities in the GCC and internationally.