Areas of Expertise

The firm represents a number of clients varying from large, midsize and small industrial multinationals and financial institutions to individuals seeking legal advice on business and personal matters. Since its founding, EMEA Legal Counsels has been characterised as firmly committed to assisting businesses to develop their activities and defend their legal interest all over the globe.

Arbitration & ADR

EMEA Legal Counsel is engaged in resolving complex issues in Lebanon, the Middle East, and Europe. Also, assisting clients in reaching an amicable settlement for disputes. The group represents clients regularly for arbitration proceedings in many areas, including construction, commercial and financial matters.

Insurance & Reinsurance

The firm assists clients in order to prevent any inconveniences. The team advises on a better way to act during the process of subscribing to a policy by avoiding any misrepresentation or non-disclosure of material facts that can lead to the cancellation of the insurance. The insurance and reinsurance environment may likely be conducive to dispute several times, but we take all the necessary steps to protect our client’s rights and interests at best.

Business & Corporate Law

Focusing on the core activities of its clients, the firm advises on the best way to do business concerning the most advantageous company type to establish, taking into consideration tax and tax structure, compliance and best legal solutions to avoid the cost and to increase profit. Our services include establishing companies, incorporating tax efficient structures, agency and distributorship, associations, international trade, partnership, offshore and other commercial transactions.

Intellectual Property

Our team offers a vast and comprehensive range of services associated with securing and enforcing intellectual property rights. Our services include protection, enforcement and prosecution of trademarks, patents, copyrights, industrial design, internet and media.

Contract Law

EMEA Legal Counsels regularly draft and review agreements for significant projects in the Middle East region and Europe. Our work involves many aspects such as engineering, procurement and construction, sub-contracting, FIDIC, joint ventures, consortium, confidentiality and non-disclosure, commercial, domestic, media, franchise, license, assignment, VODs, production, sponsorship, loan, settlement and release of claims, consultancy, services, security and many more.


EMEA Legal Counsels evaluates each practical outcome prior to and throughout the litigation process in order to ensure the best possible results for its clients. Whether in Lebanon, the Middle East or Europe, the group handles litigation before any and all courts.

Construction Law

EMEA lawyers are involved in the construction business and advise on substation projects, pipelines, clean fuel projects, infrastructure, commercial centres and civil construction in Beirut, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Astana.

Franchising, Licensing & Media

Our team covers all aspects of franchising and licensing, including inter-Alia commercial franchising/licensing, media and entertainment, publishing, production and music.

Health and Medical Law

EMEA Legal services include inter-alia advisory for regulations compliance, registration of medical products, incorporation of entities, medical confidentiality, contract review etc.

Other areas of practice

Beyond specialised areas of expertise, the firm handles a wide variety of cases and matters associated with:

  • Employment and social security- Civil law
  • Humanitarian law
  • Inheritance law
  • Foreign investments & International transactions
  • Technology & Science