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Alaa Zeineddine is an International Lawyer, an Author and Lecturer. He has spent the past 12 years practicing the law and is well recognized for handling a number of high-profile legal cases across three continents. An overview of his portfolio includes advising the NASCO Insurance Group under different International jurisdictions. Alaa Zeineddine successfully handled cases for the group in Beirut, Amman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Georgia, Latvia, and Moscow. Advising Sharjah Insurance Company on an AED 37 Million case settlement in 2018, he was also engaged in representing contractors with an 8.4 million Euros case dispute resolution on governmental construction projects in Equatorial Guinea in 2016. Alaa also worked with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) and Arabtec in 2015 advising on legal matters regarding the Abu Dhabi Plaza project in Astana, Kazakhstan and worked closely with Honeywell in the UAE on the new CCB & HMI upgrade project for the Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company in 2014. He advised on several projects and legal matters in Kuwait including substation divisions and Clean Fuel Project in 2015 and 2016. He recently in 2019 and 2020 acted on a dispute about applications of warranties for a claim affecting yachts owned by the Emir of Qatar with an amount involved of USD 25,800,000.
Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Member of the Beirut Bar Association (BBA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Association of Lawyers, the Academic & Professional Development Committee and the European Regional Forum.
Holding an LL.B of Laws and a B.A. in Administrative & Political Sciences from the Saint-Joseph University, an LL.M in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Filière Francophone de Droit and Paris II Assas as well as a certificate in International Contract Law from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris. He has also completed several courses in Paris, Abu Dhabi and Beirut in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, international contracts, ethics & anti-corruption compliance programs, contract drafting & advanced negotiation and contributes regularly in local and international legal conferences.
EMEA LEGAL COUNSELS handles arbitration, litigation and recovery claims for clients in Lebanon, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It is notable for its extensive, global network of affiliated offices and is especially strong in dispute resolution in the construction sector. Alaa Zeineddine, Varnavas Playbell and senior associate Nour Noureddine jointly lead the team.