For the seventh consecutive year, the Firm earned a Recommended Firm ranking for 2018 in the respected IFLR1000, the Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, covering the Financial & Corporate practice of law firms in Lebanon. Two partners were distinguished with a Highly Regarded individual ranking.
The guide commended the practice of Abou Jaoude & Associates, calling the Firm “strong in lending, finance, and M&A advice” and highlighting its recent work on cross-border banking M&A deals, convertible bond issue and debt restructurings.
Clients praised the Firm’s M&A and Capital Markets practices with comments including:
“Excellent performance. Team way above local standards. Expertise aligned with international standards. Outstanding follow-up and advice. In a few words: professionalism across the board.”
“This law firm has constantly and successfully guided us through local and international situations which required legal counselling.”
Managing partner Carlos Abou Jaoude, who is recognized as “very responsive and pro-active”, was honored with a Highly Regarded individual ranking in the areas of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and M&A.
Partner Souraya Machnouk, who clients call “highly professional, knowledgeable and extremely efficient”, was honored with a Highly Regarded individual ranking in the areas of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and M&A.
Clients also acclaimed Partner Simon El Kai, highlighting his ability “to resolve all queries accurately and effectively due to his broad expertise and experience in a wide range of industries” and his “exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills.”