AJA ranked as a Leading Firm by Chambers & Partners | Abou Jaoude & Associates

AJA ranked as a Leading Firm by Chambers & Partners

March 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, the Firm scored a Leading Firm ranking in the prominent Chambers Global Guide for 2016, covering the Corporate & Finance practice of law firms in Lebanon.

The guide commended the Firm’s practice, stating that the Firm has “an impressive international clientele, [and a] long-established presence in the commercial sphere” and a “strong bench experienced in acquisitions and structured finance transactions, as well as work with a number of banking, investment and telecoms groups.”

Managing partner Carlos Abou Jaoude, partner Simon El Kai and partner Souraya Machnouk are praised as Leading Individuals, the highest ranking for individual lawyers, with clients commenting:

Carlos Abou Jaoude stands out to sources for his business-oriented approach and far-reaching presence in the world of corporate and financial law. Sources underline his negotiation and communication skills.

Souraya Machnouk draws praise for her excellent drafting abilities. Clients are "very impressed," especially noting her "meticulous" attention to detail.”

Simon El Kai garners respect from peers for his corporate and financial practice, which is particularly developed in the areas of pharmaceutical and media sector representation.”