He earned his Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) from Kuwait University, in 1975 and also studied at University College London. He has been a member of the Kuwait Bar Association since 1978. He is licensed to practice before all Courts in Kuwait and as a legal counselor in Dubai. He is also an associate member of American Bar Association.
He served as a District Attorney, Kuwait; Chairman of the Legal Ethics Committee and President of the Kuwait Bar Association in 1994. He has been nominated by the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry as an arbitrator at the GCC Commercial Arbitration Center. He is a member of the Board of Directors in School of Law, Kuwait and various other prestigious organizations. He is Vice Chairman of the International Foundation Charity which focuses around the African region.
He practices general civil, commercial law, corporate law, banking & finance, securities, investments, oil & gas, litigation, intellectual property and international arbitration. He is fluent in Arabic and English.
EducationKuwait University, LL.B., 1975 and also studied at University College London.
Significant AccomplishmentsRecipient of International Who's Who of Professionals - 1996; Received Citation of Meritorious Achievement and listed in the Dictionary of International Biography in 1998, received Diploma of Authority and designated Deputy Director General for Asia by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, in 1999;
Awarded the Outstanding Man of the 20th Century award by American Biographical Institute.
- American Bar Association
Has been nominated by the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry as an arbitrator at the GCC Commercial Arbitration Center. Member of the Kuwaiti Resistance during Iraqi Invasion 1990-91. Former member of the Permanent Bureau of the Arab Lawyers Union. Member of Asia-Pacific Lawyers Association. Member of International Bar Association. Associate Member of American Bar Association. Member of World Jurist Association
Professional Activities and ExperienceFrom 1975 until 1978 served as a District Attorney in Kuwait. In 1976, served as an Assistant on the Faculty of Law at Kuwait University. Practicing law in Kuwait since 1978. Has been admitted to practice before all Kuwaiti courts including the Court of Cassation. In 1982, founded the Law firm Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub. The practice expanded over the years and led to the establishment of the international division within the firm, presently styled as Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub & Associates.
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