Ahmed Barakat has been the Managing Partner at ASAR for the last 12 years. He has more than 30 years of legal experience and has worked in Kuwait for 26 years. Ahmed specializes in commercial litigation and arbitration relating to construction, agency, tax, insurance, banking, capital markets, white collar crimes and contractual disputes. Ahmed also advises clients on corporate, government procurement and employment matters.
Arbitral proceedings advice
Advised in English, Swiss, Japanese and Korean arbitral proceedings as an advocate or expert on Kuwaiti law.
London Courts case
Working on a high-profile case at London Courts in relation to a multi-million US dollar corruption claim.
Multi-million KWD compensation claim
Representing a major motor company in Kuwait Courts in a multi-million KWD compensation claim from the terminated agent.
Representing a multinational company in several high-value tax disputes in relation to a major industrial complex in Kuwait.
Represented an international engineering company in a multi-million KWD construction dispute with a major Kuwaiti petroleum company in respect to the refurbishment of an oil refinery.