Marc is an associate in our Corporate practice. His expertise covers advising on corporate structures, joint ventures, commercial agency agreements, foreign investment, compliance and regulatory matters. Marc’s experience extends to dispute resolution, having worked on complex litigation and arbitration matters in Qatar, Lebanon and across the Middle East.

    Before joining us, Marc worked for six years with a leading local law firm in Qatar. He has a deep understanding of Qatari laws and takes a creative approach in advancing the clients’ interests. Marc attended several programs in Europe and the US to keep up-to-date with the recent developments in international law, international arbitration and international cultural heritage law.

    Marc is a member of the Beirut Bar Association. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

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    • Advising a ministry in Qatar on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for the development and operation of private healthcare facilities.
    • Advising a ministry in Qatar on the hire of an arena operator to provide arena management for two public sports facilities.
    • Advising an international firm on the applicability of telecommunication and other laws to fleet management services.
    • Advising aviation companies on the legal requirements for the sales of holiday packages, prize draw and related matters.
    • Assisting a foreign company with conducting an investigation in connection with a multimillion insolvency case in Qatar.
    • Acting as local counsel for an international firm in connection with a legal compliance audit of one of the largest hotels in Doha.
    • Representing one of the largest paint manufacturing companies in the GCC in a trademark dispute in Qatar.
    • Representing a multinational corporation in a multimillion commercial agency dispute before Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration.
    • Representing a cinema operator in a complex lease dispute before Qatari courts.
    • Representing an Egyptian bank in relation to a commercial dispute in Syria.

    Education

    • Lebanese University, Diploma, Litigation, Arbitration and ADR, 2007
    • St. Joseph University, Master in Banking and Finance Law, 2006
    • St. Joseph University, LL.B., 2004

    Admissions

    • Beirut, 2006

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Arabic

    • Speaker, “Contract, Property and Intellectual Property Law”, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar, November 2013.
    • Speaker, “legal issues when registering your business in Qatar”, Global Entrepreneurship Week, Qatar, November 2013.
    • Speaker, “Corporate Structures”, Roudha Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, February 2013, Qatar.
    • Judge, “Price Media Law Moot Court”, Qatar, February 2013.

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