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Alem & Associates

126 FOCH STREET, BEIRUT CENTRAL DISTRICT, BEIRUT 2012-6609, LEBANON
Tel:
Work +961 1 999 717
Fax:
Fax +961 1 999 607
Email:
Web:
www.alemlaw.com
Beirut, Riyadh

Lebanon

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Alem & Associates

Alem & Associates handles work concerning derivatives, funds and capital markets. Toufic Soudayha advised Goldman Sachs on a $900m total return swap trade with Société Générale de Banque au Liban; Soudayha and Mohamed Alem handled the formation of a $400m real estate fund for Legacy Central. Senior associate Dolly Choucair has aviation finance expertise.

Leading individuals

Toufic Soudayha - Alem & Associates

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Alem & Associates

Alem & Associates handles a range of joint venture matters and M&A deals. Toufic Soudayha advised FB Green on forming a joint venture with Del Monte Foods which will invest in an animal feed business in Mexico. Soudayha also advised Lucid Investment Bank on the acquisition of Boecker World Holding by one of its funds; Mohamed Alem and Rola Tabsh acted for the same client on its sale of a stake in an internet service provider.

Leading individuals

Mohamed Alem - Alem & Associates

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Alem & Associates

Alem & Associates handles heavyweight international arbitration and local litigation. Mohamed Alem represented a food company in a franchising dispute subject to an ICC Paris arbitration, and acted for German investor Abed El Jaouni in an ICSID claim against the Lebanese government regarding the revocation of multiple aviation licences. Nader Obeid handles litigation, including representing Al Salam Development in a civil fraud case concerning the alleged misappropriation of a company owning a large amount of land. Senior associate Rana Kahwagi is another name of note in arbitration.

Leading individuals

Mohamed Alem - Alem & Associates

Next generation lawyers

Rana Kahwagi - Alem & Associates

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Real estate and construction (including projects)
Real estate and construction (including projects) - ranked: tier 2

Alem & Associates

Alem & Associates handles various deals regarding residential real estate; Rola Tabsh advised Bramieh Village as developer of a 60-villa project. Lucid Investment Bank is a real estate finance client.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Alem & Associates

Alem & Associates has experience in non-contentious tax matters including structuring and restructuring issues. Mohamed Alem and Toufic Soudayha advised Kabab-ji Holding on tax issues regarding revenues from intellectual property. Rola Tabsh is also involved in noteworthy deals.

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