Aaron Dikos is Of Counsel in the Corporate Commercial practice in Kuwait.

Aaron has been a legal advisor in the Middle East since 2007.  His practice focuses on corporate, commercial and financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate structuring and public-private partnership projects.  His clients include regional and international groups, financial institutions and oil and gas companies.

Aaron is recognized by leading legal publications as a Rising Star (IFLR1000) and Next Generation Partner (The Legal500).

Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Aaron was a senior associate at DLA Piper where he gained vast experience in cross-border transactions and corporate structuring.

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Recent Experience

  • Advised Suez Cement Company on its sale of all of its interests in Hilal Cement Company via an Auction Sale process through the Kuwait Boursa.
  • Advised Ikarus Petroleum Industries on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Gas And Oilfield Services Company via a combination of direct acquisition and capital increase.
  • Advised National Oilwell Varco on its corporate establishments, joint venture arrangements and agency arrangements for the purposes of performing various oil and gas drilling services projects in Kuwait, and advising on all of the client’s commercial, employment and regulatory concerns related thereto.
  • Lead counsel to Retail Global (subsidiary of BMA International) on its sale of Gulf Mart, a Kuwaiti central markets and retail grocery chain, to IFA Foods.
  • Lead counsel to Hellenic Exchanges – Athens Exchange Group, the owner and operator of the Greece Stock Exchange, on its partial acquisition of the Boursa Kuwait and its appointment as the international operator of the stock exchange in Kuwait.
  • Lead counsel to Ikarus Petroleum Industries on its acquisition of a majority stake in Middle East Chemical Company, a Saudi chemicals production company.
  • Lead counsel to Al Kout Industrial Projects Company on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Mawad United Materials Company, a Kuwaiti industrial chemicals distribution company.
  • Lead counsel to Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company and United Building Company on their joint acquisition of 100% of the shares in Insha’a Holding, a Kuwait holding company with substantial interests in the Kuwait construction sector.
  • Advised Aldeera International Communication Company and Alnuzha Real Estate Company on their sale of FAST Telecommunication Company (FASTtelco) to Ooredoo.
  • Advised FedEx on the completion aspects of its acquisition of TNT in Kuwait.
  • Advised Alamer on the sale of a minority stake in Gulf Cryo Holding Company, a Kuwait holding company with substantial interests in the Kuwait industrial gasses sector.
  • Advised Incheon International Airport Corporation (“IIAC”) on its role as operations and management contractor for Terminal 4 of the Kuwait International Airport and advised IIAC on its ownership and management of the project company, a company established in Kuwait.


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2018 – LLM.  in Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
2006 – J.D., Michigan State University
2001 – B.A. in Business Administration, Michigan State University


2020 – United States Federal Court
2018 – United States Tax Court
2010 – Practice in Minnesota
2007 – Practice in Michigan