From drafting arbitral agreements and assisting clients with arbitral proceedings to seeking recourses in front of national courts and enforcement of arbitral awards, our arbitration practice provides legal services at all stages of the arbitration process.
We are familiar with the Commercial Arbitration rules that have been established by National Laws in Europe, the USA and the Middle East as well as the rules of international arbitration centers including the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), the Cairo Regional Center For International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution, the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC).
We also handle investment arbitration disputes and have been involved in arbitral proceedings that have been conducted in accordance with the rules of the International Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Unified Agreement for the Investment of Arab Capital in the Arab States and bilateral investment treaties.
Our Arbitration team is composed of listed arbitrators and recognized specialists who have been involved in establishing and managing arbitration centers in the Middle East, including co-founding the Lebanese Center of Arbitration, managing the Lebanese International Arbitration Center of the Beirut Bar Association and serving on the board of the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC).
They uphold the highest international standards of the industry and leverage unparalleled local expertise to help corporate entities as well as foreign investors and Sovereign States at all stages of the arbitration process.
The firm is recognized as one of the leading arbitration firms in the region and was awarded the Arbitration Team of the Year Award at the 2021 edition of the Middle East Legal Awards. The firm was also awarded the Litigation & Dispute Resolution team of the Year award at the 2021 edition of the Oath Middle East Legal Awards.
Our lawyers act as counsels and as arbitrators in national and international arbitral proceedings. They also provide legal expert reports to arbitral tribunals in Arabic, English and French.
Our lawyers act as party-appointed experts and tribunal-appointed experts in order to report on specific legal issues that arise during the arbitration and attend evidentiary hearings. All our reports fall in line with the IBA Guidelines on the taking of evidence in International Arbitration and can be submitted in Arabic, English and French.