OMT Bldg, 266 Sami El Solh Ave.
Network memberships: GGI
Languages: English, Arabic, French
Abou Jaoude & Associates is the largest multi-practice law firm in Lebanon, with 40 expert attorneys, and the largest market share of complex transactions of first impression in the region in Corporate, M&A, Banking, Finance, Real Estate and Energy. In addition to their thorough knowledge of the law, the Firm’s team is distinguished by an in-depth specialization and a sharp understanding of the commercial aspects and industry-specifics of clients’ businesses.
The Firm has been recognized as a top-tier market leader by prominent international legal directories, including Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500, and has reaped many prestigious awards for excellence in legal service. The Firm works closely with a number of top-tier legal correspondents in all key jurisdictions, allowing the Firm to offer businesses in need of legal assistance in any country easy access to global advice, and is a member of the International Bar Association.
The Firm acts as legal counsel for prominent international groups, and provides strategic advice on market-entry conditions, corporate and tax reorganizations, and company formation and capitalizations. The Firm has unparalleled expertise in complex and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions across all industry sectors, advising on structuring, pre-acquisition due diligence, licensing, compliance and post-acquisition integration.
The Firm represents a dominant portfolio of domestic and global banks on matters of corporate governance, regulatory compliance, extensions of credit and syndicated facilities, complex issuances and offerings of financial products, and cross-border banking activities.
The Firm has a remarkable record with notable mandates in real estate development, power, renewable energy, and oil & gas, advising key markets players on project finance, energy contracts, bankability issues, public procurement, and government relations.
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