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Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons come recommended in Chambers Global’s guide for 2018 for the fifth year in a row and Elias Chedid individually ranked for the first time as a Band 1 lawyer

Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons ranked in Chambers Global’s guide for 2018 for the 5h year in a row and Elias Chedid ranked for the first time as a Band 1 lawyer


For the fifth consecutive year, Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons has been ranked as a “Leading Law Firm” in the Corporate & Finance practice area in Lebanon by Chambers Global’s guide for 2018.

Only 18 law firms were ranked and divided into 4 Bands, with 5 firms in Band 1 and 3 firms in Band 2. Law firms are not ranked within each band. Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons was ranked in Band 2, which means it is among the top 8 law firms in Lebanon.

The guide stated: “This well-respected firm is appreciated for its international connections and professional service. Sources highlight its "commercial understanding" and "focused advice". Chedid Law Offices in association with Dentons is noted for its experience in cross-border corporate and M&A transactions, banking and finance, telecommunications, energy and pharmaceutical sectors. The firm also has a growing client base among technology start-ups, which benefits from the team's expertise in corporate finance, equity restructuring, venture capital and new technologies”.

Elias Chedid was also individually ranked in Band 1 of the elite "Leading Individuals" category comprising 34 outstanding lawyers nationwide, also divided into 4 Bands. This is the first time Elias Chedid is ranked as one of the six Band 1 lawyers in Lebanon, which means he is among the top 6 Corporate & Finance lawyers in Lebanon.

The guide commented, based on research: "Brilliant lawyer" Elias Chedid is noted by sources for his "deep expertise". Clients appreciate his focused approach to discussions: "He cuts to the chase by clearly identifying the problems and dead ends". He has notable experience in corporate law, M&A, private equity, banking and finance, and telecommunications.

The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 190 jurisdictions throughout the world.

Chambers Global is an independent guide, and law firms and individuals are ranked purely on merit, based on the research of 170 full-time editors and researchers employed at the head office in London.

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