Corporate & Commercial
Our Firm has developed a strong experience in business setup across the globe, corporate structuring and restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions, involving almost all industries and sectors.
In addition, our Firm represents national, international and multinational companies intervening in a vast range of commercial, industrial, services, and financial sectors and provides advice to foreign investors for the establishment of their presence in Lebanon, the GCC as well as in a wide array of jurisdictions across the globe, and advises on their joint ventures and strategic alliances setup and operations.
Banking & Finance
Our Firm represents a number of Lebanese and foreign banks and financial institutions and offers added value legal services covering all aspects of the banking activities, from day-to-day advice to consultations on major complex transactions and cases, litigation, as well as mergers and acquisitions of banks and financial institutions.
Insurance & Reinsurance
Insurance Law is one of the most dynamic fields of our practice. Our Firm represents several leading local and international insurance and reinsurance companies as well as other players in this field, such as, insurance and reinsurance brokerage firms, loss adjusters, testing and inspection services providers, and Third-Party Administrators.
We also serve as counsels on lawsuits and in arbitration involving all sectors, from the common and conventional to the most particular and innovative insurance and reinsurance products.
IT, Telecom, Innovations & Technology
Our Firm provides advisory services in this field (software, technology, etc.).
We have particular expertise in all aspects of regulation and practice in telecommunication, media and technology, network access and sharing, procurement and outsourcing, and we advise startups and mature innovation and technology companies on all aspects involved in their industries. We also have extensive knowledge in software licensing and protection, cloud and digital content agreements.
On the litigation level, we have been involved in several disputes concerning cybercrimes, monetary-e-fraud and connected violations.
Our Firm has built a solid track record in intellectual property on the back of credentials covering trademarks, copyrights, trade names, patents and licenses and unlawful competition.
We also provide registration services and ensure the negotiation and drafting documentation for intellectual property transactions and assist our clients in litigation before the courts.
Construction & Real Estate
Our firm has a strong real estate practice, with investment and projects development credentials. It provides practical and commercial solutions in dealing with real estate assets and assists the clients in all aspects of the construction activity in Lebanon and abroad. The Firm’s clients include local and international investors, institutional lenders, builders, developers, contractors and suppliers.
Public Law, Government Contracts & Privatization
The firm has experience of acting in administrative and public law cases before the Lebanese administrative court.
Our Firm has proven its international expertise covering all aspects of public law including administrative and government contracts, permits and authorizations, procurement, public and mixed entities or structures setup, public law litigation and public-private partnerships.
Our Firm has built a strong experience and earned a widespread recognition in providing advisory and contentious services pertaining to medical law.
The Firm has become a major player in malpractice and medical liability litigations; it has compiled a track record in disputes involving doctors and medical institutions for purported injuries sustained during or as a result of medical procedures.
Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices & Healthcare
We advise on regular basis, pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare companies, distributors and agents, on their business setup, regulatory matters and on transactional and disputes resolution needs.
In light of the latest development in the oil industry in Lebanon, our Firm has been focusing on developing its oil and gas expertise.
Over the past years, the firm has advised international companies involved in the petroleum industries (Upstream and Downstream), petrochemicals and renewable energy technology purveyors, and assisted them in their negotiations with the public and private sectors.
Our Firm has a strong reputation for advising airlines on all aspects of their operations. Our experience extends across maritime law covering shipping and land transport.
Our Firm advises hotels, restaurants and investors, in the hospitality and leisure establishments, in relation to a variety of legal disciplines, including labor and employment, data privacy, intellectual property, tax, and litigation and dispute resolution.
Our firm advises on tax matters based on its solid experience throughout a wide gamut of jurisdictions and proposes to its clients bespoke tax-efficient solutions and structures.