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 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.
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.
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 work diligently to provide results-driven legal services to businesses, government entities, and international organizations in Afghanistan and beyond.
Our experienced employment attorneys will help you navigate employment law in Afghanistan.
Kakar Advocates is the leading law firm advising on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Law in Afghanistan.
Kakar Advocates provides high-caliber legal expertise to the mining, oil, and gas industries.
As leading Aviation Law specialists in Afghanistan, Kakar Advocates can help manage compliance.
Kakar Advocates is a leading law firm in Afghanistan for the sports industry and sports professionals.
Kakar Advocates has a proven track record as highly qualified criminal law attorneys in Afghanistan.
Kakar Advocates offers legal consultancy and training courses for organizations.
"Businesses can plan for many of the challenges which usually adds as a cost in their balance sheets, but not for a weak legal framework. It is hard to put a cost on non-enforcement of a contract or a joint-venture, and therefore it is extremely important to develop a strong legal framework and clean and competent judicial institutions. The rule of law is a must for a robust and growing formal economy."
Founder & Managing Partner
"Standout firm providing a wide range of commercial services, including tax, land, banking and labour advisory work for foreign contractors and domestic and international corporates. Offers significant expertise in the energy sector relating to project development, including cross-border matters."
"We have been working with the Kakar Advocates team in Kabul for several years. When doing business in Afghanistan we are certain that the Kakar Advocates team will complete the due diligence necessary to provide us with the best legal advice to keep our operations running compliant with Afghan laws. Throughout the years, we have learned that regardless of what we need, the Kakar Advocates team will be there for us. I cannot recommend Kakar Advocates enough, one of the best decisions one can make for their business is having them as a legal partner."
"Kakar Advocates staff invest time to understand our business and our issues. Their comprehensive knowledge of the legal, governmental and business environments make Kakar Advocates the leading law firm in the country."
"Kakar Advocates attorneys are not only internationally trained but their knowledge of the legal landscape in Afghanistan is unparalleled. They have also worked with many international law firms, which further adds to their expertise on legal matters linked with Corporate Governance and Society in general."
"Kakar Advocates attorneys are highly experienced, professional and responsive and fight hard on our behalf. I highly value their team approach for handling complex legal matters. They are always my first choice for a client referral."
"We greatly appreciate the entire team of Kakar Advocate teamwork for their hard, dedicated, and professional approach toward resolving our long-standing tax dispute with the Afghan tax authority. It is vital to mention that having a deep understanding of Afghan tax law and procedure as well as in depth understanding of the Afghan court systems, legitimately Kakar Advocates reduced our tax liability significantly. We strongly recommend Kakar Advocates to be work with."
"We feel protected having Kakar Advocates on our side taking care of all of our legal issues. KaKar Advocate’s in-depth knowledge of legal issues pertaining to our business is invaluable for the smooth operations of our day-to-day business. I highly recommend them for all legal needs of your company."
"I have had the pleasure of working with Kakar Advocates Law Firm several times during the several years I’ve worked in Afghanistan. Each time I’ve found the staff to be professional, ethical and laser focused on providing the best possible outcome for their clients. Well connected and often able to resolve issues in this often difficult legal environment without resorting to litigation, Kawun Kakar and his team can be counted upon to help clients navigate Afghan, International and specialty areas of the law."