• Leading Local Law Firm

    Internationally Recognized Credentials

  • Recognized as Leaders in our Fields

    '[They are] local lawyers with the qualities of an international law firm.' - regional construction client

    Trusted Local Partners

    We are proud to be recognized and to act as trusted local 'partner' in unconventional jurisdictions. We are usually retained either by international law firms on behalf of their clients, or directly by regional/multinational companies.

    Client Recognition

    Our clients include (i) medium and large-size local companies, and (ii) international companies with interests in Lebanon and/or Iraq.

     

    Clients say they like to engage us for two reasons: (i) the content of our work, and (ii) how we perform our work. Here are extracts from clients feedback:

     

    "We have thoroughly enjoyed our relationship with you and would like to extend our thanks for the magnificent effort you have made on our behalf (...)" - European oil company

     

    "We appreciate the consistent responsiveness and meticulous feedback" - US retail company

     

    "[...] very happy to say that it was an absolute pleasure to work with your team over the past year. We could not have asked for a better support throughout this complicated transaction" - US information technology company

     

    "Malek has demonstrated to be a lawyer with solid experience (...); his expertise and capability to provide legal assistance coupled with "ad hoc" practical solutions is an essential and valuable asset (...)" - International energy company

     

    "Huge thanks to everyone in Beirut [...] we were very pleased with the outcome and the level of service" - International financial organization

     

    "Impressive work! Highly appreciated particularly in light of our management's tight timescale" - Lebanese bank

     

    Should you wish to know more about our credentials, please reach out through the 'Contact Us' section.

     

     

  • CMS connection

    CMS is the largest law firm in Europe and the 6th largest in the world.

    Al Jad enjoys an interrelated working relationship with CMS. From a client perspective, this means seamless access to international and local resources and expertise, offered in a consistent manner.

    Al Jad - CMS: a story of shared successes

    We have maintained an interrelated working relationship with CMS for more than 10 years.

     

    Clients benefit from flexible and responsive services based on a seamless mixture of international and local expertise and resources in more than 60 offices.

     

    For more information, please get in touch.

  • What We Do

    We are a multi-disciplinary practice in Lebanon and Iraq. 

    We have particular expertise and credentials in the following sectors: 

    Banking

    We regularly advise European banks on local regulatory issues including financial services and related operations. We also advise and represent local and regional banks on investment transactions, statutory and central bank regulations and contentious matters.

    Construction

    With over 20 years experience in the construction and engineering industry, our lawyers are best placed to act quickly whether it be commercial, procurement or dispute avoidance/resolution advice. Our approach is rooted in a deep knowledge of the construction and engineering industry. This helps us to get the right commercial result both speedily and cost effectively.

    Consumer Products

    Our team brings together local consumer products expertise based on practical knowledge gained in advising leading clients in the sector. Over the past 15 years, our lawyers have developed specific legal experience and gained knowledge of the key issues and drivers affecting the sector.

    Energy

    We are regarded as one of the leading advisers in the energy industry in Lebanon and Iraq. We work across the full value chain, advising operators and non-operators on commercial, corporate and regulatory matters. Our expert energy team works with participants across the industry, providing clear and commercial guidance including when contentious issues arise. We also work for service companies, which gives us a real advantage in seeing contractual arrangements from both sides.

    Insurance

    We are regarded as one of the leading advisers in the insurance market in Lebanon. We have extensive experience advising potential insureds as well as advising insurers in connection with the underwriting of transactions.

    Projects

    Our team advises on infrastructure and resources projects in Lebanon and Iraq. We have experience in advising on PPPs including water transportation facilities and seaport terminal infrastructure under a variety of contract structures such as BOT, BOO, and management contract. 

  • Main People

    'Such a diversified set of top tier skills compacted in a relatively small team' - multi-sector family business

    Dima Chehadeh

    Sectors: Projects, Energy, and Insurance.

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq

    Grace Fattal

    Sectors: Consumer Products, Insurance and Energy.

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq

    Christelle Ghanem

    Sectors: Healthcare

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq

    Azad Haji

    Sectors: Energy, Projects, and Construction.

    Jurisdiction: Iraq

    Samer Kadi

    Sectors: Banking and Insurance

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq

     

    Hassan Khalifeh

    Sectors: Energy, Projects, and Consumer Products

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq

    Elias Rammouz

    Sectors: Construction, Banking, and Insurance

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon

    Mikhail Rammouz

    Senior Partner

    Sectors: Banking and Healthcare

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon

    Malek Takieddine

    Managing Partner

    Sectors: Energy, Projects and Consumer Products

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq

    Rima Takieddine

    Sectors: Insurance

    Jurisdiction: Lebanon

  • Places where we can assist you

    We are directly present in Lebanon and Iraq.
    We also offer to our clients a gateway to legal services in Europe, Africa and the Middle East region through CMS offices and a network of other local lawyers.

    Lebanon

    2nd Floor

    Louis Vuitton Building

    Allenby Street

    Beirut Central District

    Phone: +9613083339

     

    Iraq

    Villa 30, Vital Village

    Gulan Street, Erbil

    Phone: +9647504698118

     

  • Contact Us

    Please get in touch to learn more about our services and credentials. We invite you to submit your contact details below. A member of our team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.