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SAAS Lawyers | Avocats
1100-2070 BEIRUT

Work Department

Arbitration- litigation (international and domestic), construction and infrastructure projects and aeronautics and defence.


Jennifer Keyrouz is an international arbitration and litigation lawyer at SAAS. Her practice focuses on complex commercial, investment, and construction disputes.
Jennifer has extensive experience in assisting Lebanese and international companies as well as States and governments in various jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and the GCC.
Her experience covers a range of international contracts including general commercial transactions, construction, hospitality, oil and gas, infrastructure projects as well as international sale of goods and intellectual property contracts.
She represents and advises clients in ICC, ICSID, DIFC, BCCI and UNCITRAL ad hoc arbitral proceedings and regularly acts as Administrative Secretary to arbitral tribunals.


Prior to joining SAAS in 2013, Jennifer gained international experience in Paris. She was an associate in the international arbitration practice group of Orrick Rambaud Martel LLP. Between 2009 and 2010, she completed several internships in the international arbitration practice groups of Dechert LLP and Freshfields Bruchkaus Deringer LLP.
She co-drafted an article about ‘Disqualifying Counsel for Conflict of Interest in International Arbitration: Tribunals’ Powers and Limits’ published in the Brazilian Arbitration Journal, Issue 46.
She assisted in drafting an overview about arbitration case law in Arab countries published in Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage, vol. 4, 2010, pages 1207-1224.
Jennifer has been recognised as one of the future leaders in arbitration by international legal directories. She has been described as “well versed in commercial and investment arbitration and is widely held to be extremely knowledgeable in the international arbitration field” (Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2017).


English, French and Arabic (native)


Jennifer is a member of the Beirut Bar Association, ICC YAF, Arbitral Women, Young ICCA


– Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (LL.B Lebanese Law and French maîtrise en droit privé) Beirut (2004-2005) – Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences, Beirut (2006) – HEC – Paris, Master’s in Law and International Management (corporate law). Thesis on “Consent to ICSID Arbitration” (2008 – 2009) – The Hague Academy of international law, diplome in private international law (2015)