100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Faten Al Naqeeb
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Faten Al Naqeeb

Industry: Culture and society

Designation: Lawyer

Country: Kuwait

Occupation: Lawyer

Faten Al Naqeeb is one of the Gulf’s foremost lawyers. She began her career in the law office of Nabeil Al Naqeeb, before moving to the office of Abdulrahman Al Abdulaaly. In 1995 Al Naqeeb introduced and led the international practice at Al Naqeeb & Partners. The firm has regional offices in every GCC state, as well as Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Egypt, the US and the UK. She has counselled several US oil supermajors on their operations in Kuwait, including ExxonMobil. She has a bachelor’s degree in law from Kuwait University and a masters in international law from Cambridge College, UK.