Fariha Wali joined Kakar Advocates as an Associate Attorney focusing on extractives and mining, legislative drafting, dispute resolution, aviation, banking, labor and employment, and sports laws.

Ms. Wali started her career with Afghanistan Holding Group as an intern in 2017 and continued as a compliance officer for two years. Recently, she worked as a compliance/legal associate with MOBY Group Afghanistan where she dealt with all legal and compliance issues of MOBY entities located in Afghanistan and abroad.

Ms. Wali was involved in many volunteer and extra-curriculum activities during her academic years. She represented the American University of Afghanistan in national and international rounds of Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot in 2017-2018. Her team became the national champion and she was recognized as a top 20 oralists among more than 300 participants in international rounds held in Hong Kong. She, subsequently, coached the University’s VIS moot court team for national and international rounds. She represented her university in the Bombay National Debate Championship in India in 2016. She was also a member of the Nuremberg Moot Court held in Germany in 2017 and volunteered for mentoring new students at AUAF in spring 2019.

Ms. Wali received high honor awards from AUAF President two consecutive times for her excellent performance in classes and high marks.

Ms. Wali holds a Bachelor's in Law from the American University of Afghanistan.

Extractive and Mining

Dispute Resolution



Employment and Labor


Legislative Drafting

Relevant Team

Ahmad Yama Bassam
Head of External Affairs | Banking & Finance Specialist
Zahid Omarzai
Associate Attorney