Beirut Office:


Centre Unifert, Barbar Aboujaoude Street,
Jdeidet el Metn

Postal address:

B.P. 116/2395 Palais de Justice, Beirut, Lebanon


(961.1) 901.317


(961.1) 874.664

Paris Office:

118, rue de la Boétie, 75008 Paris, France (Cabinet Me. R. Safa)

Senior Lawyers

  • Prof. Nasri Antoine DIAB

    Prof. Nasri Antoine DIAB

    Founder and Managing Partner

    Lawyer at the Beirut Bar (1984) and at the Paris Bar.
    Professor of Law :
    • Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint-Joseph University, until 2009.
    • Visiting Professor at Université René Descartes - Paris V, during the three academic years 2005 to 2008.

    Practice Areas:

    • Financial & Banking Law.
    • ICC Arbitration.
    • Medical Law.
    • Public International Law.
    • Environmental and Gas & Oil Law.
    • Construction Law (Ad Hoc & FIDIC). 


    • Ph.D. of Law (Private International Law) with honor scholarship from the French Government, and with Highest Honors and Award of the Best Theses : Université de Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas (Paris ).
    • Master of Laws : Georgetown University (Washington DC).
    • Post-Graduate in Business Administration : Université Libre de Bruxelles - Solvay (Brussels).
    • Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies en Droit Privé Général : Saint-Joseph University (Beirut).
    • “Licence” in Private Law : Saint-Joseph University (Beirut).
    • “Licence” in Public Law : Saint-Joseph University (Beirut).
    • Certificate of Private International Law from the Hague Academy of International Law (The Hague).
    • Certificate of corporate taxation from HEC Saint-Louis (Brussels).

    Current or former professional affiliations and tasks:

    • President of the Scientific Committee of the Beirut Bar Law Review “Al Adl”.
    • Member of the Legal Commission of the Association of Banks in Lebanon.
    • Member of the International Arbitration Committee of the ICC – Lebanon.
    • Member of the Arab Arbitration Group of the ICC.
    • Member of the Lebanese National Consultative Committee on Ethics (CCNLE) for the science of life and health.
    • Member of the Medical Ethics Committee of Hospital Hôtel-Dieu de France.
    • Member of the Legislation Committee of the Beirut Bar.
    • Member of the Committee on Arbitration of the Beirut Bar.
    • Member of the Committee of Tax Laws of the Beirut Bar.
    • Vice President of the Lebanese Association for Taxpayers' Rights (ALDIC), and President of its Scientific Committee.
    • Alternate member of the Disciplinary Council of Saint-Joseph University.
    • Board member of the Lebanese Association for Taxpayers' Rights (ALDIC), and President of its Scientific Committee.
    • Member of the Committee for the Coordination with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (La Haye) of the Beirut Bar.
    • Secretary General of the Scientific Association for Disseminating Legal Culture in the Arab World.
    • Vice President of the Private Law Section at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint-Joseph University.
    • Member of the Prime Minister’s Legal Consultative Committee.
    • Member of the Lebanon Ministry of Economy’s Advisory Committee for Privatization.
    • Member of several commissions at Central Bank of Lebanon.
    • Treasurer of the Lebanese National Committee of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
    • Member of the Scientific Board of The Lebanese Journal of Emergency Medicine.
    • Correspondent for Lebanon of the Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration at the European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (European Commission - Florence).
    • Member of the Energy Institute - Institute of Petroleum (London).
    • Member of the Association des Juristes Belges d’Entreprises.

    Legal Publications :

    Author of five legal books:

    • Le tribunal internationalement compétent, LGDJ (Paris), 1993.
    • La titrisation des actifs, LGDJ/Bruylant/Delta (Paris, Brussels, Beirut), 2003 (with I. Boustany).
    • Le droit fondamental à la Justice, LGDJ/Bruylant/Delta (Paris, Brussels, Beirut), 2005.
    • Law and Practice of Civil Procedure (in Arabic), Editions Juridiques Sader (Beirut), 2009.
    • Private International Law - 2 volumes (in Arabic), Majd Publishing (Beirut), 2009 (with S. Mansour et A. Ghossoub).
    Legal editor of two books on environmental law (sponsored by UNDP, EU and Lebanon Ministry of Justice):
    • Status of the environmental legislation in Lebanon and its enforcement (in Arabic), 2004.
    • Reality of the Environment in the Lebanese courts (in Arabic), 2010.
    Author of over 90 legal articles published in Paris, Beirut, London and Brussels:
    • Paris : Cahiers Juridiques et Fiscaux de l'Exportation; Droit et Pratique du Commerce International ; Revue Critique de Droit International Privé.
    • Brussels : Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé; Revue de la Chambre de Commerce Arabe-Belge-Luxembourgeoise.
    • Beirut : Bar Law Review « Al Adl » ; Le Commerce du Levant ; Proche-Orient Etudes Juridiques ; Bulletin de l'Association des Banques du Liban ; Travaux et Jours ; Revue Libanaise de l’Arbitrage ; The Lebanese Journal of Emergency Medicine ; Cap Santé (Hospital Hôtel-Dieu de France).
    • London: Deutsche Bank Global Securitisation and Structured Finance (2004).

  • Me. Joseph EL-HOYEK

    Me. Joseph EL-HOYEK

    Me. Joseph EL-HOYEK

    Lawyer at the Beirut Bar.

    Practice Areas :

    • Litigation.
    • Intellectual Property.
    • Family Law.
    • Customs Law.
    • Labor Law.

    Education :

    “Licence” in Private Law : Saint-Joseph University (Beirut).

  • Me. Fady BECHARA

    Me. Fady BECHARA


    Lawyer at the Beirut Bar.

    Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint-Joseph University.

    Practice Areas :

    • Private International Law.
    • Family Law.
    • Corporate Law.
    • Litigation.

    Education :

    Master of Laws : Cambridge University (United Kingdom).
    "Licence" in Private Law : Saint Joseph University (Beirut).
    "Licence" in Administrative and Political Science : Saint-Joseph University (Beirut)