Charbel ABI-ANTOUN Managing Partner


  • Charbel Abi-Antoun, Founder and Managing Partner of Beirut Law Firm, has earned broad expertise during more than Twenty years of Practice, with wide knowledge extended from his diverse participation in different legal activities. He has gained various recognitions from people known for their professionalism in the fields of Law or in Business.
  • Between 1993 and 1998 Mr. Abi-Antoun was a Judicial Aider and a Head-Clerk of the Instant Court of Beirut; he was assigned, by the Ministry of Justice, a Notary Public in Beirut, and was delegated to the “Arab Center for Juridical and Judicial Researches” for the “Arab Countries’ League” under the auspices of the “Council of the Arab Ministers of Justice”.
  • In May 2008, he was assigned by the “National center for State Courts (NCSC) as the “Court Administration Consultant” for “Lebanon Judicial Strengthening Project”, a project developed and managed by and for the “United States Agency for International Development” (USAID).
  • Beside his Legal diverse engagements, Mr. Abi-Antoun is a Board member of an American-Lebanese Pharmaceutical/ Bio-Chemical Joint-Venture based in Nashville – Tennessee and Dbayeh – Lebanon; and was, for five consecutive years, a board member of an international IOT leading company based in Los Angeles – California, USA.
  • For more than thirty years, he participated, with leading roles, in more than 15 charitable and Societal Organizations, such as Lebanese Red Cross, UNICEF, Terre des Hommes, UNIPADH, ANU-LIBAN, amongst others. In June 2017, he became a Member of the Advisory Board of CAIL (Center of American and International Law), Plano – Texas; and in 2019 he was elected a Council member for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Region, at IACCM, a Leading International Contract Management Association based in Connecticut - USA.

Practice Areas

  • Business-Corporate.
  • M&A, Joint-venture and Restructuring.
  • Banking and Finance.
  • Capital Markets & Securities.
  • Taxes and Compliance.
  • Telecommunications and Technology.


  • Bachelor of Law, Lebanese University.
  • EMBA, UQAM (Université de Québec à Montréal).
  • Technology Transfer and IP Licensing, IDLO- Rome (International Development Law Organization).
  • American and International Business Law, SWIICL (Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law) and CAIL (Center for American and International Law) Plano – Texas, USA.


  • Arabic / French / English


  • IACCM – International Association for Contract and Commercial Management