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.
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.
What We Do
We are a multi-disciplinary practice in Lebanon and Iraq.
We have particular expertise and credentials in the following sectors:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Such a diversified set of top tier skills compacted in a relatively small team' - multi-sector family business
Sectors: Energy, Projects, and Construction.
Partner and Board Member
Sectors: Construction, Banking, Technology and Insurance
Sectors: Banking and Healthcare
Sectors: Energy, Projects and Consumer Products
Jurisdiction: Lebanon and Iraq
Le Bureau Building
Pierre Gemayel Street
Court House District
Beirut - Lebanon
Suite 33, Level 8
Erbil - Iraq