Khattar Associates was established in 1958 in Beirut. It was founded by Maitre Michel Khattar who was president of the Beirut Bar Association in 1994. Maitre Naoum M. Khattar (1962-2001), graduate of Harvard Law School (LL.M. 1987), joined the firm in 1992. Maitre Najib Michael Khattar (LL.M, Harvard Law School) and Maitre Jihan Rizk Khattar (LL.M, Harvard Law School) joined the firm in 2005.
Khattar Associates enjoys a reputation as one of the most prominent law firms in Lebanon. Khattar Associates is a general law firm which provides expert services to its clients in a wide variety of legal fields. The firm mainly specializes in Litigation, Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Business Law and Real Estate Law. We are well known for our expertise in litigation, having handled some of the most prominent cases in Lebanon. We advise a diversified client base ranging from political figures to businessmen, entrepreneurs and business executives.
We have created a working culture at our office that enables us to provide our clients with a reliable and superior standard of service; a culture that has been inculpated to us by the founder of Khattar Associates, Maitre Michel Khattar, whose experience and expertise are invaluable in understanding the underpinnings of the Lebanese Legal System.
The firm has correspondent offices in France and the Arab countries.