Kakar Advocates, DLA Piper enter strategic alliance
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kakar Advocates, a Kabul-based law firm, has entered into a strategic alliance with DLA Piper -- one of the world’s largest legal service-providers -- to work together in Afghanistan.
DLA Piper, having a wide clientele base and advises governments and public sector institutions across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.
Kakar Advocates and DLA Piper have successfully worked together on a number of recent projects in Afghanistan, demonstrating the strength of local expertise supported by global reach..
Kawun Kakar, founder and managing partner of Kakar Advocates, said: “We believe through our mutual cooperation we will be able to offer the Afghan government and the emerging private sector with best-in-class legal and regulatory advice and support.
“Equally, our alliance with DLA Piper will help assist multinational companies doing, or looking to do, business in Afghanistan in mining, healthcare, agriculture and key socio-economic development initiatives.”
Ahmad Bassam, head of external affairs of Kakar Advocates,said: “Our strategic alliance with DLA Piper is timely, given the commitment of the Afghan government to promote economic development and growth...”
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