Practice area

Nader Law Office, through its network of correspondent law firms, provides legal services to its clients in in Lebanon, the Middle East and the world, in diverse areas of practice:

Nader Law Office litigation practice is renowned for its large portfolio of litigation matters, notably commercial and corporate, in Lebanon.
We provide our clients with sensible advice, whether leading to avoiding or fighting disputes, by evaluating every realistic result ahead of and throughout the litigation process in order to ensure the best possible outcome for our client’s interests.

- Mediation
- Arbitration
Nader Law Office has experience in all aspects of negotiation, mediation and arbitration in different subject matters.
Founding and managing partner Andre Nader regularly sits as arbitrator and receiver for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Lebanese Arbitration Center (LAC).
Senior Associate Rana Nader, an accredited mediator and trainer, established and coordinated the Lebanese Mediation Center (LMC).
We actively assist clients in Lebanon as well as in international arbitration procedures either directly or by providing support to local partner firms and correspondents in foreign jurisdictions.
We further are experts in the successful enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Lebanon.

We have a long-standing experience and thorough knowledge advising Lebanese and foreign clients, whether multinationals or family owned businesses, in all their general corporate and commercial matters in diverse activities.
We establish systematic and open communication with our clients to have a deep understanding of their business resulting in cost-benefits and effective legal counselling.
Founding partner Andre Nader has been the counsel of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon from the date of his establishment in 1996, and of the Beirut and Mount Lebanon Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and the International Chamber of Commerce- Lebanon for over 35 years We represent and advise our clients on best establishing as well as operating their business and activities notably where applicable to take advantage of corporate and tax exemptions.
Our services cover by way of example advising on compliance issues, performing overall legal due diligence, the drafting and negotiating of all types of commercial agreements, including supply, agency, distribution, franchise.
We work with a diverse range of businesses such as traders, bankers, industrial, hospitals, event organizers, e-commerce platforms, television production.

Nader Law Office works with clients from a wide range of sectors to address all labor and social security law issues.
We advise our clients, whether employers or employees, on matters such as restructurings and reorganizations, employment contracts, managers’ arrangements.
We also have hands-on experience as litigators, having been involved in challenging employer-employee cases.

Partner Rana Nader is an IP specialist providing integrated legal guidance to domestic and international clients, whether individual creatives or established businesses, on a range of contentious and non-contentious issues.
We understands the value of copyright works and related rights, which form the assets of many services, products and businesses.
We work with our clients at protecting their intellectual property rights –trademark, patent and copyright registration, licensing, negotiating transactions - and enforcing their legal and economic position in Lebanon and abroad – through precedents search, risk evaluation and litigations.
We counsel various businesses operating in the media production, design, luxury goods, education, finance and other industries.
We act as a full service intellectual property law practice mixing industry knowledge and experience of managing cross-border projects.

Nader Law Office clients benefit from our broad experience in the development, exploitation and acquisition of Information Technologies such as hardware, software, digital platforms and all internet-related issues.
Partner Rana Nader is an IT specialist assisting local as well as international start-ups and established businesses with a variety of issues such as software licensing and protection, website development, electronic payments, online trading and e-commerce platforms, domain names, data protection, social media protection and takedowns.

Nader Law Office advises individuals and families in matters relating to estate planning, inheritance, drafting wills and execution.
We also represent couples in relation to divorces, separation of goods and children custody before religious courts in Lebanon as well as civil instances locally and internationally.
Our services also include assisting clients with adoptions.

Nader Law Office is a leading practice in all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency in Lebanon.
We assist banks and other investors in acquisitions and investments in financially troubled companies.
We also advise insolvent companies in relation to restructurings. We act as bankruptcy trustees and administrators appointed in insolvency proceedings.
We provide advice in the various stages, including the implementation of the restructuring or liquidation plan, the subsequent sale, the assessment of debts and the defense in the case of litigation.

Nader Law Office has developed a distinctive experience in construction and real estate transactions in Lebanon.
We have the know-how to advise on construction and real estate contracts, contracting, mortgages, land and building regulations, land registries, allotments and leases.

Nader Law Office provides expertise across the range of public and administrative law issues, both judicial- before administrative and civil courts- and extra-judicial.
Cases and matters covered are diverse ranging from family law, to liability and damages, real estate law and other.
Managing partner Lody Nader was an appointed legal representative for the Lebanese Republic for many years and Nader Law Office lawyers participate in Parliamentary and Ministerial commissions for drafting law propositions and projects.

Nader Law Office criminal law expertise covers notably white-collar crimes such as mismanagement, fraud, embezzlement, computer and intellectual property and other financial crimes, together with every aspect of offences against persons and properties.

Nader Law Office clients in the banking sector include some of the Middle East's leading banks.
We are involved in taking care of their day-to-day requirements, as well as assisting in debt restructuring and collection, securitization and project finance.
We also assist our corporate and individual clients in financial transactions across borders such as the setup of offshore investment funds while coordinating with foreign banks and investors as needed.