Omar El Assir

  • Partner at Alem & Associates (19 Attorneys)
  • Park Place, 8th Floor, Office 801/802, Sheikh Zayed Road, WTC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Lebanon Branch). Author: "Arbitration Between the State and Private Entities in Lebanon (The New Law 440 on Arbitration)," published in the Revista latinoamericana de mediacion y arbitraje; "The New Law 440 on State Contracts in Lebanon," Link electronic newsletter. Co-Author: "International Telecommunication Law," Chapter on Lebanon, BNA International, London; "Arbitration Law in Lebanon," SMIT's Guides to International Arbitration, Juris Publishing Inc., USA. Main contributor to the drafting of the "Business Laws of Saudi Arabia," Thomson Reuters, 2010. Main contributor to the drafting of the "Corporate Governance Guidelines for Listed Companies," The Lebanese Transparency Association, 2009. Main contributor to the drafting of the "Yemen Corporate Governance Guidelines for Private Companies," Center for International private Enterprise, 2009. Main contributor to the drafting of the "General Guidelines for the Corporate Governance of Banks in the Arab Region," Union of Arab Banks, 2008. Main contributor to the drafting of a comprehensive report titled "A Review of the Legal and Regulatory Framework pertaining to the Corporate Governance of Banks in Lebanon," International Finance Corporation, 2006. Drafted the "Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Country Report on Creditor Rights and Insolvency Systems," World Bank, 2009.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Banking and Finance
  • Islamic Banking

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+971 4 3203 999  Phone
+971 4 3200590  Fax
Year of First Admission:
2001, Beirut
Beirut Bar Association.
Arabic and English and French

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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