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Click here to enlarge.   Nayla COMAIR-OBEID IAI Member   
Obeid Law firm
Makarem Building, Sami El Solh Avenue
B.P 116/2234 Law Courts Beirut 1109 2020
Tel: +961.1.395.163
Tel: +961.1.390.288
Fax: +961.1.393.906

Languages   French, English, Arabic
Nationality   Lebanon
Education   Université Paris II Pantheon-Assas (Doctorat en droit - 1994); St Joseph's University, Beirut / Lyon II-Jean Moulin University, France (DEA droit des affaires - 1980)
Professor of Law (International Commercial Arbitration) - Lebanese University (filière francophone) Faculty of Law; Visiting Professor, Université Pantheon-Assas (Paris II)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator, or member of the tribunal in international and domestic arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, DIAC of Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Lebanon)
as Counsel  
Domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC (telecommunications, construction, joint ventures, real estate, leasing, corporate, banking, insurance law, international trade law, Middle Eastern legislations and Islamic law, and general contractual matters)
Relating to  
• Arbitration in Lebanese Law - A Comparative Study (Delta, 1999)

• The Law of Business Contracts in the Arab Middle East (Kluwer, 1996)

• Les contrats en droit musulman des affaires (Economica, 1995)

Numerous articles on international arbitration, including:

• "An Overview of Islamic Financial Instruments and the Suitable Mechanism for Resolving Disputes," in Festschrift Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri, From the Arab World to the Globalization of International Law and Arbitration 39 (M.Abdel Raouf, P. Leboulanger, N. Ziadé eds., Kluwer, 2016)

• "How to Draft a Valid Arbitration Clause," Rev. lib. arb. arabe & int. No. 56, at 64 (2011) (in Arabic)

• "Mediation in the Arab World: Challenges and Prospects," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de Serge Lazareff 119 (L. Levy & Y. Derains eds., Pedone, 2011)

• "Arbitration: its Impact and Outcome and the role of the Expert Accountant in Arbitration," Certified Accountant magazine, Article number 30 (2d ed., 2007)

• "Recovery of Damages for breach of an obligation of payment," in Evaluation of Damages in International Arbitration (ICC Pub. No. 668E, 2006)

• "Investment encouragement within the framework of the Lebanese experience of dispute settlement," in Lawyers for the new millennium, a program for Lebanese Lawyers, presented by the Arab Lawyers Union, Beirut and Tripoli Bar associations with partnership of Law Society of England and Wales, funded by the European Community, Vol. 1 (May 2003)

• “The legal means to ensure public safety in buildings and construction projects,” Al-Mouhandess Review (No 16, 2003)

• "The Impact and Consequences of Changes in Lebanese Arbitration Law," 14(1) ICC Bull. 47 (2003)

• "Réalité et Perspectives de l’Arbitrage en Droit Libanais," Al Mouhandess, Oct. 2001

• "Le statut de l'arbitre en droit libanais et en droit comparé," Al Mouhandess 17 (No. 12, 2001)

• “Evaluation des Procédures Arbitrales au Liban dans les Contrats d’investissements,” U.S.E.K Faculty of Law Review, Apr. 2001

• "L’Arbitre: Rôle, Devoirs et Obligations," Review of Order of Attorneys in Tripoli, March 2001

• "Arbitration in Engineering Contracts," Al-Mouhandess 16 (No. 16, 2000)

• "Recent Developments in International Arbitration in Lebanon," 65 Arbitration 74 (Feb. 1999)

• "The Award in Lebanese Law," Al-Adl 236 (June 1998)

• "The Choice of the Arbitrator in Arab Legal Systems," Leb. Rev. Arab & Int'l Arb. 12 (No. 3, 1996)

• "The Status of the Arbitrator," Al-Adl (Jan. 1996) Numerous lectures on international arbitration

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