Termination, Maternity Leave and Resignation for women

Being terminated isn't always easy to deal with. On top of that, imagine being terminated because you are a woman, you don't speak the...

Freedom of speech in Kuwait

A social media activist is facing up to 20 years in jail on what may seem is his social media use and political view,...

Investment and Startups – START UPS IN KUWAIT

Figuring out how to fund a startup can be very difficult at times. The phrase often repeated is "You need money to make money",...

Problems with passports and residency

As a practicing lawyer, I am appalled by the large number of violations regarding passports and residencies, even though I have written about the...

Indemnity rights

Attorney Fajer Ahmed We have all been hearing/reading news lately on the millions of dollars owed by private...

Illegal Sponsorship & Absconding

As I have mentioned in my columns and articles multiple times, there are many legal concerns by expats in Kuwait regarding their employment. Kuwait...

Finding a better job

I spent the last week working from Silicon Valley, meeting with lawyers from big corporations such as Google, HP, Facebook, Airbnb and so on....

Criminal laws in Kuwait

What constitutes a crime varies from one country to another, and what might be a social norm in one country can be a serious...

Family questions

Although I write for the newspaper on a variety of legal topics, I only handle employment and commercial issues personally. Being a lawyer can...

New laws – Home Businesses, Food trucks, Indemnity on Termination

Although I usually receive questions from non-Kuwaitis (I have stopped using the word 'expat'), I received many questions from Kuwaitis this week regarding new...

Writing a contract

Starting a business is not easy work but can be extremely rewarding. It is hard work because so many decisions are to be made...

Understanding Kuwait’s Laws

The legal system in Kuwait is more progressed than people seem to think. Even though the constitution was written more than half a century...

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