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Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons and Elias Chedid come recommended, for the 7th year in a row and for the 3rd time as a First-Tier law firm, by The Legal 500

Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons and Elias Chedid come recommended, for the 7th year in a row and for the 3rd time as a First-Tier law firm, by The Legal 500


Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons has once again been recommended as a law firm specializing in the Banking & Finance and Corporate and M&A areas in Lebanon by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa guide for 2017.

The premier Lebanese law firm that enjoys an exclusive association agreement with international law firm Dentons achieved four rankings this year.

1. On the Banking & Finance front, the firm was ranked for the 3rd time as a First-Tier law firm, along with three other law firms.

Quoting clients, the Legal 500 stated: Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons ‘often exceeds expectations’ and is ‘particularly well versed when it comes to banking regulations’. The team, led by managing partner Elias Chedid, advises international private equity, banking and investment fund clients on regulatory issues, facility agreements and asset financing.

Managing partner Elias Chedid was singled out by Banking & Finance clients as ‘combining thorough knowledge with the ability to get things done’.

2. On the Corporate and M&A front, the firm was ranked as a Second-Tier law firm (up from the Third Tier last year) and was said, according to clients, to ‘know its way around corporate matters’.

The guide described the practice as ‘advising clients on joint ventures, corporate restructurings and acquisitions for an international client base in the telecoms, technology and real estate sectors, among others’.

Corporate and M&A clients noted managing partner Elias Chedid for his ‘extensive international experience’.

3. In addition, Elias Chedid was individually listed in the elite "Leading individuals” lawyers’ list for the Banking & Finance field, which comprised this year only 6 outstanding lawyers nationwide.

4. Elias Chedid was also individually listed in the elite "Leading individuals” lawyers’ list for the Corporate and M&A practice area, which featured this year (as with the previous two years) 13 outstanding lawyers nationwide.

The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide.

The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

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