Finance Monthly - Legal Awards 2023

57 Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2023 KUWAIT ABOUT SAM Sam is the Senior Partner at ASAR. Sam established ASAR’s international division in 1988, providing strategic direction and developing it into the leading legal practice that it is today. As an accomplished corporate lawyer, Sam has extensive corporate and commercial law experience and both advises, and acts as lead counsel to, a host of local and foreign multinational clients on a wide range of commercial, banking and finance, aviation finance, M&A, oil and gas, energy, projects and infrastructure projects and multi-jurisdictional corporate transactions. Sam also leads ASAR’s specialist private clients service and advises leading family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals in relation to their personal, business and philanthropic affairs. He also advises family offices on their governance and succession matters. Sam has been instrumental in the establishment of new family offices as well as providing ongoing strategic advice to families with long established family offices. FIRM PROFILE ASAR – Al Ruwayeh and Partners is Kuwait’s leading tier one corporate law firm, and one of the most prominent firms operating across the GCC. ASAR is a cutting-edge legal practice and is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients. As one of the region’s premier law firms to many foreign and domestic multinational companies, we advise many of the biggest and most ambitious organizations across all major industries, and we are consistently considered the number one law firm of choice. With our team of lawyers spanning two emerging and highly competitive markets in the GCC, our expertise extends over a wide range of areas. These areas cover local and foreign multinational corporations, banks and investment companies, industrial conglomerates, governments and state authorities, and private clients. BANKING AND FINANCE LAWYER OF THE YEAR SAM HABBAS Senior Partner ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners

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