Firm Profile > El-Aref International Law Office > Beirut, Lebanon

El-Aref International Law Office
FIRST FLOOR, CHAHINE BLDG
ITANI STREET, SNOUBRA
VERDUN, 135207 BEIRUT
Lebanon

Real estate and construction (including projects) Tier 1

El-Aref International Law Office's real estate practice stands out for its 'commitment, which goes way beyond the call of duty' and it is a popular choice for major real estate developments and energy projects in the region. Practice head Aref El-Aref recently advised Primesouth on its $480m development of three offshore liquefied natural gas regasification terminals. He also assisted Barbir Hospital with its $100m build-operate-transfer contract with a contractor.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘Their commitment to go way beyond the call of duty, when work is asked of them. ‘

‘They also amend their payment terms to provide the maximum comfort needed to their clients.’

‘Aref El-Aref is one of the most honest and hard working people I know.’

Key clients

Kharafi Group

ABB

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries,

Primesouth

Piety International

TCQ Power Ltd

STX Heavy Industries Ltd

Capital Gas

B.B. Energy

National Real Estate Company

Kuwait Real Estate Company

Faisal Holding, Ltd.

Coral Suites Al-Hamra

MADA Holding

Hermel Solar

Hunter & Hill

Interfield Group

Mazaya

Faiz Holding

Massaleh Real Estate

Polaris

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Corporate finance and project finance are the two key pillars of El-Aref International Law Office's practice. Aref El-Aref leads the practice and recently assisted Proparco with its $18m loan facility to Fransabank. He also advised TCQ Power on its $100m project financing from a consortium for the development of a wind farm power plant.

Practice head(s):

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

El-Aref International Law Office is highly skilled in cross-border mandates such as advising international entities on forming companies in Lebanon, as well as investments in multiple other jurisdictions. Practice head Aref El-Aref advised music streaming service Deezer on structuring its entity in Lebanon. He also assisted B.B. Energy with its acquisition of a Slovak corporation that owns the City Gate shopping centre in Bratislava.

Department Name Email Telephone
International
Oil and gas
Construction
Trade mark and intellectual property
Corporate
International transactions
Maritime
Investment
Banking and finance
Litigation
Mergers and acquisitions
Arbitration and dispute resolution
Project development and finance
Employment and labour disputes
Criminal
Real estate
Franchise and licensing
Number of lawyers : 5
Arabic
English
French