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Kakar Advocates ranked brand I law firm for 4th consecutive year

7 Dec 2019 - 10:46
7 Dec 2019 - 10:46

KABUL (Pajhwok): Kakar Advocates has been ranked as Brand I Law Firm for the for the fourth year in a row in the latest Chambers & Partners’ 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide, a statement said on Saturday.

“We extend our immense gratitude to our clients and partners for this honor,” the law firm said in a statement.

Kawun Kakar, the firm’s Managing Partner is also recognized as Band 1 lawyer in Afghanistan for the fourth year in a row.

The Asia-Pacific Guide describes Kakar Advocates as a:

“Standout firm providing a wide range of commercial services, including tax, land, banking and labour advisory work for foreign contractors and domestic and international corporates.

Offers significant expertise in the energy sector relating to project development. Also advises on mining, sports.”

The Guide recognized “Kawun Kakar, highly respected by commentators for his market experience and strong local connections in Afghanistan. He handled an impressive range of dispute resolution, energy, mining, land, and tax matters. He is qualified to the Bar in California”.

The Guide also recognized “Thomas Kraemer, widely respected by sources, with particular expertise in the mining and energy sectors. Qualified to the Bar in Ohio, he also has significant experience relating to litigation and employment matters.”

Kakar Advocates remains committed to continue providing international standard services for growing demands in the country’s emergent sectors, and also to contributing further to reforms and strengthening the rule of law in the country.

“We also congratulate other law firms and fellow lawyers for their distinctive ranking and recognition in the latest Chambers guide.”

Chambers and Partners is the most reputable legal directory worldwide, publishing seven regional guides per year that cover 200 jurisdictions.

All firms are ranked as Band I, II, or III, with Band I being the highest ranking. The qualification process for a ranking requires making a submission and taking part in the directory’s extensive research process, which is completely independent and puts the strongest emphasis on client feedback.


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