For the fourth consecutive year, the Firm earned a Recommended Firm ranking for 2015 in the respected IFLR1000, the Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, covering the Banking & Finance and M&A practices of law firms in Lebanon. Managing Partner Carlos Abou Jaoude and Partner Souraya Machnouk were named Leading Lawyers, the highest ranking for individual lawyers.
The guide commended the Firm's practice, calling the Firm “highly knowledgeable as well as resourceful in a broad range of industries”, and highlighting the Firm’s recent work, including several notable deals for Africell, such as "a $25 million mezzanine financing through FFA Private Bank, a $70 million credit facility from Ericsson Credit, and the acquisition of a majority stake in Orange Uganda".
Clients praised the Firm’s Banking & Finance and M&A practices, with comments including:
“They have always provided impeccable service.”
“The Firm’s ability to advise on a diverse range of legal matters from corporate to financial lead to quick, successful transactions and the amicable resolution of many disputes.”