Help and thank you for domestic workers

I have been getting a lot of emails lately from domestic workers in Kuwait and even from other countries in the region. But before...

Registering with the MGRP

There has been a lot of debate in the last week on the amounts received by Kuwaiti employees in the private sector from the...

Off day

I have been receiving questions on what seems to be a proposed new law going around social media, and people do not seem to...

Startups and employment

The team is by far the most important asset when it comes to a company, and especially when you are a small company just...

Allowances, tickets and other perks

I am writing again this week from Silicon Valley, located south of San Francisco and known as the hub of technology and financial companies....

Eid holidays

Eid Mubarak to everyone and I hope you are all enjoying your holidays. Eid is a Muslim holiday that means festival. There are two...

Moving out of Kuwait as an expat

I have always believed, and I continue to believe, that expats play a vital role in our society, and I have always written about...

Intellectual property protection

Last week I was honored to welcome delegates from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to the bar association in Kuwait for discussion on...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

To my avid readers, those who are celebrating, I hope you had a Merry Christmas, and to all my readers, I hope you have...

Setting up as a startup

Attorney Fajer Ahmed A startup can be defined in many ways, but I like to think of them...

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...

How to hire a lawyer

Fortunately and unfortunately, the Kuwaiti market is saturated with lawyers - the good, the bad and the ugly, as well as everything in between....

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