Kakar Advocates which is a standard firm that provide a wide range of commercial services including tax and banking for foreign contractors and corporates is listed as the top law firm in Afghanistan in The global Legal 500’s annual ranking of law firms for 2019.
The Legal 500 also recognized Managing Partner Kawun Kakar, and Senior Counsel Thomas Kraemer as Leading Individuals for their work as the top lawyers in Afghanistan.
Senior Associate, Jordy de Meij, was also recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer practicing in Afghanistan.
The Legal 500 acknowledges the potential for continued growth of the legal sector in Afghanistan.
The legal system continues to be strengthened and businesses and individuals increasingly turn to it for protections and assurances. Recent legislative reforms, in which Kakar Advocates has had a prominent role, have been instrumental in helping create an improved legal environment for persons seeking a stable investment climate, equitable treatment under the law, or redress for wrongdoing.
The Law Firm said in a statement, “We would like to express our appreciation to our clients and partners, who have believed in us and have entrusted us to represent them. Their feedback was instrumental to the firm’s top ranking in the Legal 500.”
The Legal 500 has been ranking law firms across 150 jurisdictions for the past 32 years. The criteria-based rankings highlight law practices that deliver the most cutting-edge services in their jurisdiction.
For this year’s rankings, it received feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers with experience in the legal market.