January 27, 2022

LONDON – Kreston Global has today welcomed Johar and Partners, based in Kuwait, to its global network
Johar and Partners specialise in providing audit and assurance, financial advisory, accounting, risk, tax and zakat and bookkeeping services to businesses in Kuwait. The firm will be re-branding as Kreston Kuwait.

The firm is accredited by the Capital Market Authority, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in the state of Kuwait as certified auditors and accountants. Johar and Partners was founded in 2011 by Managing Partner Abdullatif Johar, who works alongside Senior Partner Mohammed Ali in supervising the practice. In addition to the two partners, the firm comprises 17 other fee-earners and three administrative staff.

Johar and Partners have a broad client base in Kuwait encompassing a range of sectors including transportation, financial services, consumer and services, real estate and construction, telecommunication and power & utilities.

Johar and Partners is the fourth firm to join the Kreston Global network in recent months and will be rebranding itself under the Kreston banner as Kreston Kuwait, deepening its association with the network and enabling further expansion on a local and national level. 2021 saw the Kreston Global network celebrating its 50th anniversary as well as undergoing Its own rebrand.

Abdullatif Johar, managing partner at Johar and Partners, said:

“Kreston Global stood out amongst potential partners as we move towards this new, exciting phase in our development. We were struck by the advanced technological platforms and resources underpinning Kreston’s global community, but also by the culture of empowering member firms to determine their own path. We will be working with our new colleagues to build opportunities both in the region and beyond for our clients.”

Liza Robbins, Chief Executive of Kreston Global, said:

“Johar and Partners have an excellent reputation in the Kuwaiti audit and advisory landscape and are extremely well placed to build their standing in the international market. The breadth and depth of their expertise across a range of sectors will make them a natural partner for international businesses. We look forward to working with them to forge links throughout the network and beyond.”