Mr Simon El Kai > Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm > Beirut, Lebanon > Lawyer Profile

Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm
OMT BUILDING - 266 SAMI EL SOLH AVENUE
PO BOX 116-5079, BEIRUT MUSEUM 1106-2010
BEIRUT
Lebanon

Work Department

Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Agency, Licensing & Distributorship, Media, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Arbitration, Real Estate & Construction, Estate Planning, Labor Law.

Position

Partner

Languages

Arabic, French and English

Memberships

Beirut Bar Association
International Bar Association

Education

JD in Private Law, Saint Joseph University, Beirut (with honors)
Advanced Graduate Degree (DEA) in Private Law, University of Paris II-Assas, Paris
Master of Laws (LLM), Columbia University, New York

Lawyer Rankings

Lebanon > Dispute resolution

When it comes to commercial litigation and arbitration Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm is highly recommended for its ‘commitment, and insightful analyses’. It is increasingly advising on significant, high-profile litigation and arbitration cases involving Lebanese and foreign clients, this combined with industry-specific experience. Its clients range from banks to well-known corporates and includes ICC arbitrations. Team heads:  managing partner, Carlos Abou JaoudeRania Khoury  (head of domestic and international arbitration), Simon El Kai and Grace Tamer (co-heads of litigation).

Lebanon > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Excelling in cross-border transactions, Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm is a top name for corporate work in Lebanon and is valued for its ‘excellent communication skills, and high level of know-how’. In addition to cross-border M&A, its corporate work spans areas such as transaction structuring, pre-acquisition due diligence, licensing, compliance and post-acquisition integration. Simon El KaiSouraya Machnouk, and Carlos Abou Jaoude head a substantial team which includes senior associate Salwa Abdallah.