Abou Jaoude & Associates (AJA) has established itself as the single largest multi-practice law firm in Lebanon, with a talented team of forty attorneys distinguished by an in-depth specialization, and a sharp understanding of the commercial as well as the legal aspect of clients’ businesses.
The Firm advises multinational companies on strategic tax planning, tax-efficient investment and structures, and major cross-border transactions. The Firm’s representative experience includes transactions of first impression in the region, namely the largest-ever asset backed issuance in Lebanon through the securitization of a large real estate portfolio, the acquisition of a listed bank in Europe, the acquisition of a real estate company through the issuance of convertible bonds for the development of a first-of-its-kind wellness resort, a ground-breaking multi-bank private placement initiative to finance the launch of a TV station, and the pioneer conversion of a financial company into an investment bank.
AJA works closely with a number of correspondents in various jurisdictions and is a member of the Geneva Group International’s (GGI) global multidisciplinary networks, allowing the firm to offer its clients reliable legal assistance on an international level.
The Firm has been recognized as a market leader by reputable global legal directories, including Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and IFLR, and has reaped many awards in recognition of its expertise and achievements.