Lawyers / Reine S. Atallah

Lawyer & Legal Advisor

 

Reine joined Ghanem Law Firm in 2008 and specializes in Business field, corporate law including Banking, Telecommunication, Insurance, with a particular focus on Business administration, intellectual property, Oil and Gas contracts, as well as aspects of Criminal law, Family law, construction, property management and real estate.

 

Education
  • Master in business administration, Antonine University.
  • Bachelor Degree in Laws, Lebanese University faculty of Law.
  • Studied PG diploma in criminal laws, Lebanese University faculty of Law.
  • Successfully completed the course on "Intellectual property" provided by the "Beirut Bar Association".
  • Successfully completed the course on "Oil and Gas contracts" provided by Chartered institute of arbitrators - London.
Career and Qualifications
  • Admitted as lawyer at Beirut bar association in 2008.
  • Joined GHANEM LAW FIRM in the city of Beirut – Lebanon in 2008.
  • Appointed as a member of the Women Committee at Beirut Bar Association. The committee is working on protecting and defending women's economic, social and cultural rights (2014- present).
Relevant Experience
1. Reine is capable, as holding a double major specialisations (Law, business administration),to advise on the best ways to structure a business with the use of diverse legal vehicles and to understand the market from several perspective especially in the law and finance aspects.
2. Incorporating companies with the commercial registers and Free Zones in Lebanon.
3. Intellectual property law, registering trade names, trademarks and other IP rights with the relevant authorities. Counselling on matters pertaining to Lebanese Laws such as: I, Corporate, Contract, Banking, Insurance, Labor, Real Estate, Tax, and miscellaneous.
4. Drafting, reviewing and commenting on a variety of legal documents especially Oil and Gas contracts (both in English, French and Arabic Languages).
5. Advising clients on potential M&A s and conducting due diligence.
6. Updating clients on new laws and regulations for compliance.
1. Assessing the chances of winning potential legal actions and advising clients whether to take action or negotiate a settlement accordingly.
2. Preparing, submitting and following up lawsuits in the courts of First Instance, Appeal and Cassation. The majority of those litigations involve: Corporate, Insurance, Banking, Real Estate, Telecom, Employment, Intellectual Property, Penal laws and miscellaneous.
1. Counselling on matters pertaining to Lebanese real estate Law, reviewing and commenting on legal documents, registering real properties with the Real Estate Registers.
2. Due diligence investigations to identify and assess legal risks associated with real estate transactions.
3. Management of properties.

Reine is experienced in handling a wide range of family law cases, including pre-nuptial agreements, marriage arrangements, adoption and representing in domestic abuse cases, divorce, and financial agreements on the break-up of a marriage or relationship, as well as child custody cases.

Reine has experience of complex criminal cases and full legal services in Criminal Law that range from initial consultation up to clients’ representation especially that she studied a PG Diploma in criminal laws and represents individuals and companies in various criminal cases which vary from business crimes to the crimes on the individual, and offers a full and global assistance to GLF clients.

Language skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in French
  • Fluent in Arabic