Mr Mohamed Y Alem > Alem & Associates > Beirut, Lebanon > Lawyer Profile
Alem & Associates Offices
126 FOCH STREET
BEIRUT CENTRAL DISTRICT
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Mr Mohamed Y Alem
Arbitration & ADR, Energy and Environment, International Commercial Law
Mohamed Alem is the founder and senior partner of Alem & Associates and focuses his practice on alternative dispute resolution, energy, and complex commercial cross-border transactions. Mohamed advises public and private clients on concession in energy projects, roads and public lighting, PPP projects, energy generation and distribution, and maintenance works of industrial and petrochemical facilities. With more than 20 years of experience in international and domestic arbitration, as well as commercial transactions with special emphasis on real estate, telecommunication, foreign direct investment, financial structuring and aviation. Mohamed Alem has built a regional reputation as one of the leading Arab lawyers operating in the Middle East region. Mohamed Alem is often requested to advise Governments and State owned enterprises on legislative reforms and regulatory developments as benchmarked to international best practices. He is a regular keynote speaker at international conferences on a multitude of current legal subjects.
Mohamed founded Alem & Associates in 1995. Since then, he acted as the firm’s managing partner and grew it to become one of the leading regional law firms with offices in Dubai (2006) and Riyadh (2008).
Arabic, English and French.
Beirut Bar Association. UAE Advocate. International Bar Association (IBA).
Lebanese University (LL.B., 1988). Université de Caen-France (DEA in International Trade), McGill University, Institute of Comparative Law – Canada (LL.M. in Comparative Law, 1991).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Alem & Associates represents clients, both domestic and international, in a comprehensive range of corporate, commercial and financial transactions. Its skills range from M&A, joint ventures, and LBOs, through to restructurings, corporate governance, and due diligence processes. Senior partner Mohamed Alem is recommended for his cross-border transactions expertise and Omar El Assir and Leila Laila are also recommended.
The dispute resolution team at Alem & Associates demonstrates wide-ranging capabilities in contentious work, specifically in construction disputes. Mohamed Alem, Nader Obeid and Rana Kahwagi are recommended practitioners.
- Banking, finance and capital markets - Lebanon
- Commercial, corporate and M&A - Lebanon
- Dispute resolution - Lebanon
- Leading individuals - Lebanon > Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Real estate and construction (including projects) - Lebanon
- Tax - Lebanon
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking, finance and capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Real estate and construction (including projects)