Like many post-conflict countries, Afghanistan presents a complex environment with exceptional opportunities and daunting challenges. Kakar Advocates Law Firm LLC assist national and international businesses, foreign missions, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and defense contractors, navigating this unfamiliar legal landscape can be perilous.
Established in 2013, Kakar Advocates has the expertise and experience to provide a broad range of services to assist you in establishing and managing your operations on a sound legal foundation and to guide you successfully in dealing with challenges and obstacles that may arise.
Our team consists of a number of international attorneys, locally licensed practitioners, tax and corporate consultants, as well as Afghan Government relations specialists. Members of our team have held prominent positions in the public and private sectors, including distinguished law firms, financial institutions, private companies, as well as the Afghan Government, United Nations, and other international institutions.
Our comprehensive grasp of laws and regulations pertaining to conducting business in Afghanistan enables the firm to offer exceptional, specialized legal services to a broad range of clientele. This deep knowledge base, coupled with our close engagement with Afghan and international institutions, enables us to help our clients conduct Afghan commercial affairs confidently and safely.
As a leading Afghan firm, we closely monitor developments in Afghanistan’s evolving legal and regulatory environment, regularly publish legal guides, and speak on legal reforms and practices at national and international conferences. In particular, the firm has published comprehensive practice guides for Chambers and Partners in the key areas of mining, employment law, and public procurement and government contracts.
Kakar Advocates has a strategic alliance with DLA Piper, an elite global law firm with lawyers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. This alliance enables us to offer clients comprehensive local expertise combined with global reach and expertise. Kakar Advocates has also worked with a number of highly respected regional and major law firms in the U.S., Europe, Central Asia, South-East Asia and the Middle East including Norton Rose Fulbright, Mayer Brown, Baker & McKenzie, Bird & Bird, Wilmer Hale, Allen & Overy, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to offer the best solutions for our clients.
We assist our clients in a comprehensive set of services across many sectors, ranging from simple tasks such as setting up or restructuring corporate entities, monthly tax compliance, to advice on complex projects such as power purchase agreements, commercial contracts, tax appeals and litigation in court. Kakar Advocates’ experience encompasses aviation, corporate, mining, energy, oil and gas, labor and employment, dispute resolution, banking and finance, consumer protection and privacy, public procurement, telecommunications, and tax and customs matters.
With our head office in Kabul and a client liaison office in McLean, Virginia, Kakar Advocates is uniquely positioned to assist you with all of your business requirements and needs.