Legal and Business Services
Corporate, Investment and Litigation.
KLS has extensive experience in navigating through complex laws and regulations, using established Kurdish and Iraqi lawyers to advise on both regional Kurdish laws as well as the laws designed and implemented by the Baghdad federal government. Additionally, pursuant to the aim of adding value to our service and protecting our clients, we are always advising on the investment environment and the potential risks and rewards. These are combined with appraising the investment environment from our client’s perspective, so that every angle is considered to achieve results in what can be a challenging and complex business environment. Our team includes some of the greatest legal minds in Iraq, with expertise that span across different sectors. To guarantee a quality service, our legal experts come from solid academic and professional backgrounds.
We are on the ground where we are needed providing the most practical legal solution to our client’s needs. Our focus is building a long-term relationship with our clients and becoming trusted advisors. We are proud to have earned a reputation for being efficient, providing top legal advice, and legal strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. Businesses face many challenges in Iraq and clients approach our firm bringing their toughest, we are called upon for our expert legal advice and good contact base in the Region. We take the time to understand each client’s needs and the sector that they operate in, giving us a valuable understanding.
Our team keeps in constant and close contact with different individuals throughout the sectors to stay aware of developments, which is invaluable for investors.
ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Our experience includes advising upstream and downstream international oil and gas companies on entering the market and operating in Iraq. KLS lawyers offer depth of resource, local expertise and knowledge. We also provide legal advice and assistance in the power sector, from negotiation to implementation.
TAX and SSPC
KLS advises on the taxation laws in Iraq and assists international companies comply with corporate and personal income tax. We also provide advice and assistance in registering employees for social security and pensions contributions.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL
Our lawyers and consultants have a comprehensive understanding of how businesses work enabling us to work alongside our clients throughout each phase of their business. KLS has vast experience in advising companies on the suitable corporate structure and completing transactions.
KLS lawyers provide clients with an extensive overview of the Labour Code and assist with any issues that an employer/employee may face.
KLS senior advocates are well experienced and equipped to act in the best interests of clients. Our legal counsel can represent in the most professional and competent manner and we appoint lawyers most suited to our client's needs.
KLS has completed significant work for leading brand names who have requested protection for their trademarks and successfully guided them in infringement issues. We also assist small and medium sized businesses and provide advice on intellectual property rights.
Our team has acquired a high level of education and training as well as an extensive wealth of knowledge and experience in a wide variety of legal sectors. All lawyers are registered with the Kurdistan Bar Association and/or the Baghdad Bar Association.