Corporate Law
Commercial and Corporate law - Structuring and Restructuring

Corporate law is the core practice of the Sami Nahas Law Firm. Our corporate team provides expert advice on a broad range of corporate and commercial law matters, starting from company formation, to structuring and restructuring of large scale groups operating in various countries and industries.

Our corporate lawyers negotiate and draft articles of association, structure the shareholders’ relationship through tailored agreements, as well as sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, investment and management agreements, and an array of other legal documents pertaining to corporate matters.

Our clients operate in a wide range of sectors, with a particular strength in financial services, real estate and construction, wholesale and retail, hotels, food and beverage, leisure, media and telecoms and energy.

As a legal advisor to the Beirut Traders Association our managing partner is constantly asked to provide advice on various commercial law matters as well as participating in the drafting of laws and regulations.

In our capacity as the legal counsel of various companies and legal vehicles, we advise our clients on a day-to-day basis and ensure that proper corporate governance is observed and that activities are carried out in compliance with applicable laws and practice, always in close cooperation with auditors and tax advisors.

Our team has in-depth expertise in the field of tax and legal structuring. We design and adapt legal structures and implement them through appropriate vehicles in onshore and offshore jurisdictions. We also have valuable experience in setting up trusts and non-profit organizations.

Our network of correspondents throughout the world enables us to provide our clients with strategic and tax efficient legal solutions, taking into consideration their particular needs and covering their local and cross borders activities.

We also benefit from excellent professional relationships with local authorities enabling us to provide a comprehensive legal and practical advice to our clients.


Mergers and Acquisitions

The firm represents domestic and foreign corporations in all facets of mergers and acquisitions, as well as management buyouts.

Our corporate team handles the overall local and cross border M&A process, including conducting legal due diligence exercises, negotiating and drafting of mandates, non-disclosure and non-circumvention agreements, letters of intent, investors commitment letters and investment agreements, merger agreements, transfer or acquisition agreements, assets and liabilities guarantee agreements, and financing agreements.

Our expertise covers as well the reorganization of various legal relationships deriving from an M&A transaction, including HR restructuring, and management reorganization.

Private Equity
Our corporate lawyers provide expert advice to private equity investments and deals. Our firm’s expertise covers the creation and structuring of regulated and non-regulated private equity funds (onshore and offshore), the negotiation and drafting of investment documents, all in line with the applicable regulatory framework.
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