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Sam Habbas honored with IFLR Lifetime Achievement Award

Sam Habbas honored with IFLR Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognized for his exceptional service and commitment to promoting excellence in law, promoting talent and developing lawyers in Kuwait

We are pleased to announce that ASAR - Al Ruwayeh & Partners (ASAR), Kuwait's leading and most prominent corporate law firm, has honored Sam Happas, one of the region's top companies, International Financial Law Review (IFLR). Senior Partner at ASAR, IFLR Middle East Awards with its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, which recognizes lawyers and legal teams who have broken the new standard and set a market precedent in law. Held at Dubai's Burj Al Arab Hotel on October 16, 2019, the award ceremony was attended by representatives of shareholders and other leading GCC and international law firms.

Ahmed Al Ruwayeh - co-founder member of ASAR, said: “Sam Habbas has been honored with the IFLR Lifetime Achievement Award with great pride and accomplishment. It is an award which is very well deserved and very warmly received. I admire him."

With exclusive offices in Kuwait and Bahrain and its associated offices and relationships, ASAR provides clients with comprehensive professional advice and comprehensive legal advice and support for their business operations in Kuwait, Bahrain, GCC and beyond.

The company is consistently rated as Kuwait's leading corporate and business law firm by reputed legal guides such as International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Chambers Global Guide and Legal 500. In 2017 “IFLR M&A Deal of the Year Award” in relation to ASAR’s role as Kuwait law counsel to Adeptio AD Investments SPC Limited who acquired a 93.4% stake in Kuwait Food Company (Americana) won by ASAR, "IFLR Restructuring Deal of the Year Award" on ASAR's role in acting as Kuwait's legal advisor to various lenders on the restructuring of Adeem's investment and wealth management debt.