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Asset Recovery Middle East
13 - 15 October 2024
Conrad DubaiDubai, UAE

Hossam Abdullah
Legal Counsel & Managing Partner at Al-Hossam Legal (Kuwait)


Hossam started his legal career in 1992 with a passion for law, impressive personal skills, an excellent academic background, and a practical approach. He had a fast track path to senior associate and equity partnership positions with major law firms in the region.

As a bilingual lawyer with up-to-date knowledge of evolving court precedents, Hossam excels in litigation and arbitration matters.

From 1994 to the present Hossam has led a significant number of successful landmark transactional and litigation matters covering commercial transactions (local & international), conventional & Islamic finance, banking transactions and products, major debt restructuring, corporate and shareholders, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets (including CMA objections and investigations), structured products, hybrid instruments, franchise, agency & distributorship, taxation matters, privatization and PPP projects, IPO, listing, money markets, investment funds, bankruptcy, liquidation and private equity.

His areas of expertise include agency, distribution and franchise, arbitration, banking & finance (conventional & Islamic), capital markets, construction & procurement, corporate & business matters, foreign investment, employment, financial & white-collar crime, litigation, private clients & family wealth, privatization & PPP projects, real estate and taxation.