• Kuwait Email : support@tahergrp.org

  • Kuwait Phone : (+965) 1803020

  • Egypt Email : support.egy@tahergrp.org

  • Egypt Phone : (+20) 2 274 86 247

Mrs. Atyab Alshatti joined Taher Group Law Firm in the year 2021 and currently serves as the “Head of the International Department” of the Group. she has more than 10 years of PQE in law and has worked in the legal field in Kuwait for more than ten years. She holds bachelor’s degree from Law School Kuwait University. Mrs. Atyab focuses mainly on international department clients, expatriates, and locals of their requirements in the State of Kuwait as well as their overseas interests. She provides legal advice, consultations and assistance in all areas of laws related to expatriate population in the State of Kuwait.

She also possesses vast strengths to execute inbound legal referral in a timely and periodic manner along with directing outbound referrals and legal assignments in order to successfully achieve the client’s objective. She is adept at providing legal opinions and advice on Franchise, distribution, consignment, Licensing - Software's, credit bureau, Medical & Pharmaceuticals, hospitality, corporate acquisition, Incorporation of companies, Income tax on foreign companies etc.  She has extensive experience in international cooperation, legal referral, and coordination with international legal allies, including TAGLaw® and IRGLOBAL®. He manages the legal needs of clients in Kuwait locally and internationally.

Languages:

English, Arabic, and a fair knowledge of French.

Researches and Reports:

- Participated in the preparation of a UPR report on human rights in Kuwait, submitted to the High Commissioner of Human Rights in June 2014. - Participated in the preparation of a report on Women's Rights in Kuwait, submitted to the CEDAW commission in September 2014.- Participated in the preparation of a shadow report, paralleling the Kuwait State's report, on "the compliance of Kuwait State with the International Covenant on the Civil and Political Rights, submitted in September 2015 to the Human Rights Commission Concerning with the International Covenant on the Civil and Political Rights. - Participated in the preparation of a shadow report, paralleling the Kuwait State's report, on the procedures taken by Kuwait State to enforce the Arab Charter on Human Rights, submitted in December 2016 to the Arab Commission for Human Rights. - Participated in the preparation of a report on Women's Rights in Kuwait, submitted to the CEDAW commission in February 2017. - Participated in the preparation of a report on Kuwait State's compliance with CEDAW, submitted in July 2017 to the Commission Against Discrimination. - Participated in the preparation of a reports monitoring violations Kuwait Society for Human Rights. - participated in the Dutch Visitor Program which is a program prepared by the ministry of foreign affairs in the Netherlands, to know more about human rights. - Participated as an IVLP International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) The International Visitor Leadership Program Ministry of foreign affairs the United States of America

Training Courses:

- March 2014 (Kuwait): a training course on the basics of digital security for human rights activists and defenders. - 7-8 February 2015 (Kuwait): A regional workshop on "Mechanisms of Cooperation between the Civil Society and Governments to Enhance Citizenship", organized by the Kuwait Society for Human Rights in cooperation with the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) and the Network of Democrats in the Arab World (NDAW). - 3-5 February 2015 (Kuwait): a training course on "the skills of human rights remote learning", organized by Kuwait Society for Human Rights in partnership with the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) and the Network of Democrats in the Arab World (NDAW). - 4-6 April 2015 (Kuwait): a training course on "Advocacy and Lobbying Skills for Human Rights Issues", organized by Kuwait Society for Human Rights and Alhayat Center for Civil Society Development based in Amman, Jordan. - April 2015 (Kuwait): participating in the Focus Group Discussions to evaluate the viewpoints of employers of maids in Kuwait, implemented by "189" program in partnership with Kuwait Society for Human Rights within the project of the International Labor Organization that aimed at improving the mechanisms of protecting and managing the immigration of labors in the Middle East. - 21 May 2015 (Kuwait): a training workshop on "the role of civil society in peacebuilding culture", organized by Kuwait Society for Human Rights in partnership with the US embassy in Kuwait. - 6-7 July 2015 (Kuwait): a training course on "the international mechanisms of protecting women's rights", organized by the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (MENA Office). - 13-15 October 2015: a training course on the UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, organized by Bahrain Women Association for Human Development in partnership with Kuwait Society for Human Rights. - 26 February 2016 (Kuwait): a training course on how migrant laborers form committees in their workplaces, organized by the Solidarity Center for Promoting Worker Rights Worldwide and Kuwait Society for Human Rights. - 27 February 2016 (Kuwait): a training course on educating and regulating the rights of home workers, organized by the Solidarity Center for Promoting Worker Rights Worldwide and Kuwait Society for Human Rights. - 8 May 2016: a workshop on the mechanisms of improving the research and studies of human rights, organized by the Institute of Arab Research and Studies in partnership with the Center of Women Researchers of Kuwait University and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). - 18 February 2017 (Kuwait): a workshop on "Gender-based Violence", organized by the Group of Canceling Article 153 in partnership with MEPI. - 20th of January 2019 till the 30th of January: Joined the DVP the Dutch visitor program, a program arranged by Netherland’s ministry of foreign affairs. - Participation in the training conference “Social media as a space for dialogue” in Amman 1-5 December 2018 The organizers are Al-Hayat Center _ Monitor and King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Dialogue between Followers of Religions and Cultures KACID - Participation in the regional workshop entitled: Towards legal protection for the work of women defenders and defenders of women’s rights under the slogan “protection and safety” in Morocco / Casablanca – Sheraton Hotel, 5-8 October 2019 Organizers: the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Training Center. - Participation in the preparatory meeting for the official meeting of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue on October 14-15, 2019 in Dubai - UAE. Organizers are the Trans-Regional Center for Refugees and Immigrants CCRM and the Asian Forum for MFA - Participation in regional civil society consultations to implement global frameworks in the field of migration on 16-17 December 2019 Turkey - Istanbul CCRM organizer. - Participation in civil society consultations on migration in the Arab Gulf region on January 31-31, 2020 CCRM – Beirut.

Published books:

‘An esquire reading the pain of men’, a novel about how some women misuse the family law against men. ‘Monologues of the Moon’, poetry.

Membership of professional bodies:

- Member of the Board Directors of the Kuwait Society for Human Rights - Member of the Kuwait lawyer Bar Association - Member of the Kuwaiti writers Association - Member at the Kuwaiti journalists Association

Specialization and experience

Mrs. Atyab has over 10 years of post-qualified experience in law, legal consultancy and contract drafting. She has contributes towards growth of the international department and its administration and the organization of legal affairs within the department. she has also contributed to the provision of numerous consultations, drafting investment contracts and franchises, and organizing commercial legal affairs for foreign companies and investors in Kuwait. she also contributed to managing the labor law issues according to the needs of the companies operating in Kuwait. she is adept at drafting of contracts and expressing his views and opinion on the commercial aspects of companies in relation to the Labor laws and other relevant laws.

See full CV
Mr. Mahmoud Nour El Din currently serves as the Senior Legal Advisor in the group at the office based in Kuwait. In this respect, he has advanced experience in law for more than 33 years. He obtained bachelor’s degree in law from Cairo University in 1985. Moreover, Mr. Mahmoud gained a vast experiences in the disputes of marine law, any disagreements relevant to the commercial and administrative issues, as well as setting up finance corporations, individuals, follow up the establishment during the ordinary general meeting and the extraordinary general meetings in addition to approving them by the competent authorities.

Specialization and experience:

Mr. Mahmoud Nour El Din currently serves as the Senior Legal Advisor in the group at the office based in Kuwait. In this respect, he has advanced experience in law for more than 33 years. He obtained bachelor’s degree in law from Cairo University in 1985. Moreover, Mr. Mahmoud gained a vast experiences in the disputes of marine law, any disagreements relevant to the commercial and administrative issues, as well as setting up finance corporations, individuals, follow up the establishment during the ordinary general meeting and the extraordinary general meetings in addition to approving them by the competent authorities.

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor of law from Cairo University, Egypt, 1969

Professional registrations:

Bachelor’s degree in law from Cairo University in (1985).

Languages:

Arabic and English

See full CV
Mr. Abdurrahman Esmaeel currently serves as the Senior Legal Advisor in the group in Kuwait. In this respect, he has advanced experience in law for more than 28 years. He obtained bachelor’s degree in law from Ein Shams University (Cairo) in 1990. Mr. Abdurrahamn has vast experience in the investment laws related to oil and medical sectors. His expertise drafting and reviewing commercial and corporate contracts.

Specialization and experience:

Mr. Abdurrahamn Esmaeel has more than 28-year-experince in the scope of advocacy, legal consultation and contracts drafting especially corporate, banking and financial sectors with a a further experience in medical and oil areas, whereupon he contributed to providing much commercial advice, setting regulations and legal policies for the leading investing corporations working in Kuwait. Mr. Abdurrahamn Esmaeel primarily focuses on developing the legal entity of the investing corporations.

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in law from Ein Shams University - Cairo in (1990).

Languages:

Arabic.

See full CV
Mr. Magdi Megahed currently serves as the Senior Legal Advisor in the group. He has advanced experience in law for more than 33 years. He obtained bachelor’s in law from Ein Shams University (Cairo) in 1983. Mr. Magdi has a vast empirical knowledge in the Kuwait legal system and litigation. He works on legal consultations on a daily basis on commercial and investment issues. He is adept at providing legal opinions and advice on Franchise, distribution, consignment, Licensing - Software's, credit bureau, Pharmaceuticals, Corporate acquisition, Incorporation of companies, Income tax on foreign companies etc.

Specialization and experience:

Mr. Magdi Megahed has 33-years-experience in the scope of advocacy, legal consultation and contracts drafting whereupon he contributed to the legal management of the group and the organisation of its affairs. In the same vein, he provided miscellaneous civil and commercial consultations, contracting agreements, public bids for the private and public sectors, drafting the investment contracts, the control of legal and commercial affairs of companies and investors inside Kuwait and the preparations of developing investment as per the requirements of the companies carrying out their business in Kuwait. Mr. Magdi Megahed primarily focuses on drafting the investment contract and on providing his opinion in these contracts in respect of the commercial aspects of corporations, investment, taxes, labour law, relevant laws and financial and corporate crime laws.

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor’s in law from Ein Shams University in (1982).

Languages:

Arabic.

See full CV
Mr. Hani Abdulhafeez currently serves as the Legal Advisor in the group at the office based in Kuwait. He has advanced experience in law for more than 23 years. He obtained bachelor’s degree in law from Assuit University in 1996. Mr. Hani gained a vast experience in the legal fiedl, in particular in the disputes of civil, commercial laws, with specific interest in the private law, labor law, and insurance law.

Specialization and experience:

Mr. Hani, an advisor having more than 23 years as an expert in the scope of advocacy, legal consultation and drafting contracts. Over his tenure in the group, he provided a lot of consultations in the civil and commercial cases, the lawsuits of insurance sector as well as preparing the process of entering into commercial bargains and the relevant legal follow up, attending the general meetings of the corporations dealing with Taher Group furthermore entering into the international contracts and the foreign agencies in Kuwait.

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in law from Assuit University, Arab Republic of Egypt, in (1996).

Languages:

Arabic.

See full CV