February 18th, 2024 Announcements

Alex Saleh Sole Lawyer in Kuwait Ranked as Band 1 Corporate Finance by Chambers & Partners in 2024

We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Alex Saleh, has achieved an extraordinary feat by being the sole lawyer in Kuwait ranked as Band 1 in Corporate Finance by Chambers & Partners for the remarkable 13th consecutive year in 2024!

With over 25 years of profound experience in both the GCC markets and the United States, Alex has been the driving force behind GLA & Company’s stellar reputation in M&A and Private Equity practices. His unparalleled expertise in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions, capital market deals, and infrastructure projects has set him apart as a legal luminary.

In the realm of corporate practice, Alex has demonstrated unparalleled prowess, closing numerous GCC merger & acquisition transactions across diverse industries such as logistics, education, healthcare, construction, and finance. Notably, he has fostered strong relationships within the private equity community through his representation of firms in various strategic investments.

Alex’s influence extends to representing GCC-based financial institutions, handling a spectrum of transactions from basic bilateral facility agreements to intricate syndicated loan transactions (both conventional and Sharia-compliant) and complex project finance matters. His involvement in major bond and sukuk debt capital market issuances has contributed to his exceptional standing in the region.

Moreover, Alex has played a pivotal role in significant infrastructure projects, from power generation plants to water desalination plants and wastewater projects. His versatility is evident as he represents GCC governments, private sponsors, and project lenders, tailoring his approach to the unique demands of each project.

This achievement underscores Alex Saleh’s unparalleled commitment to excellence, positioning him as the sole lawyer in Kuwait ranked as Band 1 in Corporate Finance—a testament to his outstanding contributions to the legal landscape. Join us in celebrating this momentous accomplishment!