Firms in the Spotlight Tax

Hamdan Law Firm

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The Hamdan Law Firm was founded in 1961 by Ahmad Hamdan and offers a full range of legal services. It is one of the oldest law firms in Lebanon and is today managed by Abdel Ghani Hamdan.

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Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm

The excellent corporate team at Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm also takes on tax planning and other tax work related to M&A and joint ventures. Carlos Abou Jaoude is the key practitioner.

Other key lawyers:

Carlos Abou Jaoude

Key clients

3M Group

Al Araby TV

Mr. Carlos Ghosn

UFA Insurance Group

Edde Family Office

Fadaat Media Group


Doctors without Borders

Debbas Group


Benta Group

Laceco Architects & Engineers

CardioDiagnostics Group

Online Money Transfer (OMT) – Western Union

Elie Saab Group



Work highlights

  • Advised UFA Insurance Group on the tax aspects of a $100 complex corporate structuring and international expansion.
  • Advised 3M Group on the tax aspects of the establishment of its business presence in Lebanon.
  • Advised Fadaat on the tax aspects of the establishment of Al Araby TV in Lebanon.

Alem & Associates

Alem & Associates is adept at handling both contentious and non-contentious tax matters. The name to note is Mohamed Y Alem.

Other key lawyers:

Mohamed Y Alem

Badri and Salim El Meouchi LLP

Badri and Salim El Meouchi LLP provides diverse tax services with a key focus on tax questions related to project development and real estate. The group, led by Chadia El Meouchi and Carine Ferran, also conducts tax due diligence. El Meouchi demonstrates deep knowledge of corporate and commercial topics, while Ferran is often retained by private businesses for financing and corporate advice. Yet another area of expertise therefore centres around private individuals and family businesses that require assistance with tax-efficient corporate structures.

Practice head(s):

Chadia El Meouchi; Carine Farran

Key clients

Banque Misr Liban


Holdal Group

Saint-Gobain Middle East

Construction Development Company International

Projects Development Company



Audi Saradar Private Bank

Macquarie Airfinance


MENA City Lawyers

MENA City Lawyers provides tax planning and advises on tax exemptions, tax credits and tax savings to businesses and private clients. Lina El Cheikh is knowledgeable about income tax, value-added tax, municipality tax and built property tax.

Other key lawyers:

Lina El Cheikh; Rana Osman