Alem & Associates

Dispute Resolution Department

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Alem & Associates is held in high regard for its disputes practice, with considerable experience covering litigation and arbitration, including extensive international arbitration under ICSID, ICC and LCIA rules, among others. The firm regularly represents clients in telecommunications and construction litigation, and is recognised for its counsel on "very high-stakes cross-border disputes." Recent mandates include representing ImperialJet in the USD1.1 billion bilateral investment treaty claim arising out of the revocation of the company's aviation licences. One source shared: "They are very modern and commercial in their approach. They are particularly understanding of clients' businesses, an absolutely key part of handling a dispute well."

Mohamed Alem remains a highly commended lawyer with a practice that sees him represent major global clients in Lebanese and regional arbitrations. He notably represents clients in significant cases against government authorities, from licensing disputes to investment treaty arbitrations. Sources find that he "cross-examines very effectively and efficiently," adding that he is "very good at dealing with tech details and expert evidence."