Beirut Law Firm is a full-service law firm providing a wide range of traditional legal services in many industries.
Attorneys at BLF serve as outside general counsels and as advisors on day-to-day operational matters for a diverse range of public and private corporations, and different business entities.
BLF is a member of WSG, a leading global network, having more than 120 prominent member firms representing worldwide clients and operating in more than 150 jurisdictions and throughout the United States and Canada; and INBLF, a legal network having more than 250 Boutique Law Firms in the USA and Canada.
BLF standout local reputation, with its international 250.000 + Top Tier Associates Worldwide, maintains its highest quality standards locally and ensures excellent client service globally.
Arbitration & Mediation
Formally led by a retired judge, the ADR department now focuses on a unique and exceptional concept for Inter-companies Insurance Recovery. BLF acts as a Mediator between the Insurance Companies for their inter-companies' subrogation claims, assisting them to recover their claimed amounts in a very efficient, amicable, and costless process.
BLF has been well involved with Banking. Our Corporate and Business-litigation team-members worked extensively on several complex banking crises, such as the Beirut–Riyadh's Bank (BRB) Crises, which was settled by its merger with "Bank of Beirut" (BoB) following the Central Bank Instructions, and with Al Madina Bank Crises which is now under the direct management of the Central Bank of Lebanon.
Moreover, BLF's Banking team members were very active in banking litigations, working for different Lebanese Banks, such as BLC Bank, Lebanese Canadian Bank, United Banks of Lebanon, Al- Madina Bank, Beirut-Riyadh Bank, amongst other banks and Financial Institutions.
“Beirut Law Firm has been involved in a wide range of legal interventions, especially in Banks Mergers, Holdings' Acquisitions, complex banking cases and debt settlements, whether for lenders or borrowers.”
CFI GROUP's President & CEO
Mr. Eduardo E. Fakhoury
BLF has long-served as principal legal counsel to numerous companies, and Groups of companies, of all sizes, in Lebanon; each having a different business background such as:
Banking, Finance, Insurance, Technology, Trade, and recently Energy, following the Mediterranean Offshore Gas Explorations and promising Discoveries. Our Business and Corporate team members have extensive knowledge in taxation and compliance; some of them served as board members for some companies and others serve, on a part-time basis, as Compliance officers for Financial Institutions. “We always have had a very positive experience with a uniquely talented team of lawyers at Beirut Law Firm. They are extremely competent, professional, and responsive; always putting clients first. They quickly understand the core of a very complex case, focus on the essentials and set a strategic plan towards a very successful result.” BERCER Consulting (Audit Firm)
BLF represents employers and employees in all aspects of their employment relationship. Our clients include small employers and multinational companies.
The labor Law department was supervised by Former Judge Honorable Selim Osta, who has presided the Labor Court in Mount Lebanon for several years during his Judicial Occupation.
Being a leading Insurance Law Firm, and Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys, in Lebanon, makes the Civil Law our fundamental legal knowledge and skills.
BLF is a member of IACCM (International Association for Contract and Commercial Management) the Global leading Association in Contract Management; Mr. Charbel ABI-ANTOUN, was elected as IACCM Council member for the EMEA Region.
The Energy Fields are emerging markets in Lebanon. BLF is taking the opportunity to develop a specialized department, especially for the Oil and Gas field, following the gas exploration activities and the promising discoveries taken place in Offshore Lebanon and the whole East Mediterranean Countries.
For excellent service in Oil & Gas, BLF is collaborating with International Law Firms, very well-known in this field, such as Baker Botts, Thompson and Knight, and Haynes and Boone.
BLF maintains an energetic insurance practice, involving both non-contentious and contentious matters, covering all insurance sectors, including Subrogation matters.
In addition to regular insurance sectors that it covers, such as Regulatory, Insurance Litigations, Maritime, Shipments and Product Liability, and Workmen compensation, BLF's Alternative Dispute Resolution's department acts as a Mediator between the Insurance Companies to recover their inter-companies' Subrogation claims, assisting them to recover their claimed amounts in a very efficient, amicable, and costless process.
BLF is endorsed, by the Lebanese Insurance Companies, for the second consecutive year, as "AM Best's" Best Insurance Attorneys.
"AM Best is the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry with attention to Insurance Attorneys too." WWW.AMBEST.COM
Beirut Law Firm is a full-service law firm, we provide our clients with legal representation in many areas, not necessarily listed here on our website.
Please do not hesitate to contact us no matter what your legal issue is, as we may be able to assist you. And even if we don't handle your type of legal issue, we will be pleased to point you in the right direction.