Margaret McKenzie is an Associate in the Corporate Commercial Department at Al Tamimi & Co. in Kuwait. Ms. McKenzie is focused on counseling domestic and international corporate clients on a variety of issues. Her practice ranges from online cross-border transactions to corporate, commercial, and employment matters. A US qualified attorney, Ms. McKenzie utilizes her experience to advise local Kuwaiti and international clients to achieve the best possible outcome for their business.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McKenzie worked as a legal researcher for the Natural Resource Governance Institute researching and advising on Kuwait and Bahrain’s resource governance. Ms. McKenzie has experience working on the legal and policy response to the Puerto Rico earthquake as a student attorney as well as drafting legal opinions as a judicial extern in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. McKenzie is a certified mediator and has successfully mediated disputes in universities as well as in small claims courts in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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Recent Experience

  • Regularly advises international clients on doing business in Kuwait, Kuwait Labour Law, and Agency Law matters.


  • English


2019 – Juris Doctor, State University of New York, Buffalo

2016 – Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University

2010 – Bachelor of Arts (Honours) & International Study Certificate, Queen’s University, Canada (With study at International Study Centre, Herstmonceux Castle)


State Bar of New Mexico