Al-Hossam Legal


KIPCO Tower, 44th Floor
Khalid Ben Al-Waleed Street, Sharq,
Kuwait City, 2290 Safat, 13021

+965 2290 9261  

+965 2290 9263

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Legal Counsel & Managing Partner: Hossam Abdullah
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Number of lawyers: 14
Languages: English, Arabic, French

Al-Hossam Legal (Legal Consultants & Attorneys) provides full range of legal services on corporate, commercial, banking & finance (including Islamic finance), capital markets and commercial litigation matters through 4 working groups.
Partners of the firm have comprehensive in-depth experience from 26 to 40 years working on almost all landmark and complex legal files and transactions in Kuwait and GCC as well as many Shari`ah deals in Asia, Europe and the U.S.A.
The firm provides innovative legal structures within the boundaries of traditional laws and court precedents on the move making the firm a popular choice to major to local and international clients.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project development
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation

Corporate, Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
Hossam Abdullah

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised NIG on its US$730.8 million equity linked finance.
  • Advised The Sultan Centre on its US$737 million restructuring.
  • Advised Briarwood Capital & Sancta Capital (USA) and Imtiaz on successfully protecting their US$ 215.5 million minority interest rights in HumanSoft.
  • Advised Al-Burj on the sale of 40% stake (US$200 million) to InvestCorp.
  • Advising Az-Zour North One IWPP Project Company on its US$ 181 million IPO for 50%.
  • Advised Citi Group (London) and EFG Hermes (Dubai) on the sale of US$120 million by Imtiaz in HumanSoft.
  • Advised NREC on its US$101.5 million convertible loan.
  • Advised Markaz on its US$82 million public bonds.
  • Advised KFH on its sale of US$ 61.6 million of KFH Investment Co.
  • Advised Al-Fouz Investment with the US$45 million rights offering of Ajwan Real Estate Co.

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Utilities