Khaled Y. Al Jallal
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Khaled Al Jallal is a litigator with more than a decade of experience at a tier 1 law firm. He is adept at resolving court issues as a representative of corporations and businesses, practicing civil, commercial and company law, with an impressive proven track record. Mr. Al Jallal co-founded Miras Legal in 2016 and currently serves as a managing partner.
Mr. Al Jallal has comprehensive dispute resolution experience on commercial matters – he has advised on Islamic finance matters and agency disputes, playing a pivotal role in various trademark protection cases and court-related procedures.
Khaled established Amar Finance’s legal department in 2007, undertaking tasks such as the preparation of the necessary documentation and active participation in listing Amar Finance in the Kuwait Stock Exchange market. He legally supervised the establishment of the Amar Real Estate Fund with a value of USD 33 million, and followed up on all legal matters related to its success.
Mr. Al Jallal served at Adnan Al Ajeel & Waleed Al Tattan Law Firm for over a decade, taking on a number of duties and responsibilities, such as acting on behalf of clients in disputes and representing them in court, if necessary. He has actively participated in advising and assisting flagship companies such as: Al Rai Media Group (Al Rai TV & Al Rai newspaper), City Group (city bus), Al Jazeera Airlines and Kuwait Danish Dairy Company (KDD).
Abdullah Al Khurafi
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Abdullah Al Khurafi is the co-founder and managing partner of Miras Legal. Mr. Al Khurafi has extensive experience providing day-to-day corporate legal advice, he acted as board secretary and legal counsel for flagship companies (such as EQUATE Petrochemical Company) and has experience in negotiations with governmental and private entities. For more than a decade, Mr. Al Khurafi has worked with many prominent international law firms such as but not limited to, Freshfields, White&Case, Linklaters, King&Spalding and otherwise.
He has an extensive background in commercial and civil law, specializing in advising listed and unlisted companies on corporate matters. He is well-versed in establishing new businesses, executing merger and acquisition local and cross-border transactions, and reviewing companies’ constitutions when laws are revised.
Upon graduating from Kuwait University in 2006 with an LLB (bachelor’s degree in law), Abdullah joined the International Counsel Bureau whilst concurrently completing in his Pre-MBA at the Kuwait Maastricht Business School and thereafter obtaining an additional postgraduate degree in Islamic Finance from Kuwait University.
He has worked with various clients including Kuwait Investment Authority, AREF Investment Group, EQUATE Petrochemical Group, and BRF S.A (world’s tenth-largest food company). He holds certifications from Cornell University, the Kuwait Bar Association, and the Kuwait Chamber of Industry and Commerce.