Associate Dispute Resolution Lawyer: Advising and representing both national and international clients in domestic, regional and international disputes under various governing laws and venues and subject to international arbitration rules. In this respect, I have particularly:
Acted for a Developer against an Owner on a domestic dispute concerning an unlawful and abusive termination by the Owner of a Marketing and Sales Agreement, under the auspices of the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry (“BCCI”).
Acted for a franchisor (a Lebanese Restaurant Chain) against a franchisee (Kuwaiti group) on an international dispute concerning the violation by the franchisee of a Franchise Development Agreement, the illegal operation of the franchisor’s outlets and the illegal use of the Franchisor’s marks under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”).
Acted for a Subcontractor against a Contractor on a domestic dispute concerning variations, delays and disruption caused by the Contractor under a subcontract for the execution of MEP works on a shopping mall in Beirut, under the auspices of the ICC.
Acted for a Subcontractor against a Contractor on a dispute arising out of a subcontract for MEP works on a housing complex in Abu Dhabi, in relation to delays, unpaid works, disruption, deferred payments and other contractual breaches committed by the Contractor, under the auspices of the Dubai International Arbitration Center (“DIAC”).
Involved in several aspects of an arbitration proceedings initiated by a German Investor against the Lebanese State under the auspices of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”).
Advised a Spanish Investor on the existing of legal grounds for the purposes of initiating an ICSID arbitration against the Egyptian Sate.
Acted for a Lebanese Restaurant Chain against a Qatari group on a dispute initiated before Qatari courts concerning the violation of intellectual property rights.
Advised a Lebanese contracting company on the convenient venue for the purposes of initiating state courts proceedings against an Iranian Group on a dispute pertaining to the breach of the Group of its undertakings under a binding pro-forma.
Acting for a Spanish company against an Egyptian public entity on a dispute arising out of a General cleaning Service Contract under the auspices of the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (“CRCICA”).
Involved in negotiating, drafting and reviewing a large variety of contracts relating to Infrastructure Projects, Design and Supervision Services Consultancy, Architect-Engineering Works.
Advised a Saudi Client (Employer) on a construction agreement relating to a mixed‐use project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Advised a Saudi Client (Employer) on a construction agreement pertaining to the development of earthworks infrastructure, roads and land hardscape for a mixed‐Use project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.