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Corporate, M&A, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Agency Licensing & Distributorship, Real Estate & Construction, Media, Intellectual Property, Litigation.
Simon El Kai is a partner at Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm, and heads the Corporate practice. He previously worked with two leading law firms in Lebanon, and at Shearman & Sterling in Paris. Simon has more than 20 years of experience and an extensive multidisciplinary expertise covering advisory and transactional matters. He has a long-standing record advising high-profile clients on market-entry conditions, corporate structuring, and commercial transactions.
Simon is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners and is recommended by The Legal 500.
He is admitted to the Beirut Bar and a member of the International Bar Association.
Simon authors the Lebanon chapter of the Inward Investment & International Taxation Review of TLR, and contributes to the World Bank Doing Business Reports.
Languages: Arabic, French, English.