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SAAS Lawyers Avocats
Saifi 311
145, Place Gebran Tuéni
1100 2070 Beirut
Tel: +961.1.218.444 (Office)
Tel: +961.3.775.774 (Cell)
Fax: +961.1.339.020

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Languages   Arabic, French (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   Lebanon
Bar Admission   Beirut - 1989
Paris - 2006
DIFC Courts - 2009
Ras El Khaimah UAE (Legal Consultant) - 2017
Education   Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (LLB - 1988; Maitrise de droit privé - 1988); Université Toulouse Capitole (Master 2 de droit international, européen et comparé - 2007); University of Huddersfield Law School (LLM International Law - 2008): Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) - 2009
as Arbitrator  
Chair or member of the tribunal in numerous domestic and international arbitrations, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC and the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI); Member, ICSID Panel of Conciliators (appointed by Lebanon)
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA, Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (QICCA) and Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) (Construction, Commercial Agency, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Investments, Hospitality Services, Oil and Gas, Intellectual Property, Real Estate Development and Franchise matters)
Relating to  
• Non-signatories, Third parties and the International Arbitration Agreement - A Comparative Study (Sader Legal Publishers, 2009)

• "The reasoning of ICSID Awards in light of the Wena Hotels v Egypt Case (annulment proceedings)," 34 World J. Arb. 699 (2017) (In Arabic)

• "Disqualifying Counsel for Conflict of Interest in International Arbitration: Tribunals’ Powers and Limits," Rev. Bras. Arb. No. 46, at 67 (2015) (with J. Keyrouz)

• "The DynCorp Case: The Journey of an International Arbitral Award," 2011(3) Int’l J. Arab Arb. 25 (with C. Mouawad, J.P. Harb and C. Lobier)

• "Domestic Arbitration under Foreign Standard Forms of Contract Not Always Simple - Note following ICE Award in STDU v Sidoon Environmental," 2007(4) Int’l J. Arab Arb. 486

• "On the Difficulties Encountered in the Formation of the Arbitral Tribunal in multi- party Disputes: back to Dutco? - Note following Boustany v BUMC and Ors," 7 J. Arb. 385 (2010) (In Arabic)

• "The Language of Arbitration under Article 17 of the UNCITRAL Rules: A Comparative Approach," 8 J. Arb. 509 (2010) (In Arabic)

• "The Emerging Use of Estoppel by Lebanese and French Courts: Towards a "Civil Law Estoppel”?," Lexisnexis Emerging Issues No. 4610 (2009)

• "L’estoppel ou l’interdiction de se contredire aux dépens d’autrui en droit libanais," 50 Rev. lib. arb. 49 (2009)

• "Incorporation by Reference of the Arbitration Clause: Recent Lebanese Practice in A Comparative Context," 75(3) Arbitration 410 (2009)

• "Turnkey Contracting Under the ICC Model Contract for Major Projects: A Middle Eastern Law Perspective," 26(2) Int’l Constr. L. Rev. 146 (2009)
with France  
Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR; ICC Task Force on Maximizing the Probative Value of Witness Evidence; ICC Arab Arbitration Group; ICC Lebanon’s Arbitration Committee

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