Members of the Firm

Our firm team consists of lawyers, trainees and administrative staff including administrative assistants and administration assistants.

Mahmoud El-Mir (Founder)

Born in 1938
Founder
Bachelor in Lebanese Law (Arab university of Beirut and Alexandria University Law School)
Member in the Beirut Bar of Lawyers since 1967
Member and former General Secretary of Union pour la protection des enfants au Liban (UPEL) a public association for the rehabilitation of Juvenile delinquents.
Built a reputable career in the litigation and mostly known for his wide and extensive experience in Criminal law taking in charge highly delicate criminal cases during his long period of expertise
During a half of decade of professional experience, Me Mahmoud El-Mir represented entities and clients in various regions of the world, including Europe and Africa and the Middle East in different industries and fields, and currently in charge of Criminal law practice.
Fluent in English, French and Arabic.
Email:info@elmirlaw.com

Jalal El-Mir (Managing Partner)

Born in 1975
Partner
Lebanese and French bachelor in Law (Honor list), Saint Joseph University Beirut – Lebanon, 1997.
Masters in Banking and Finance, Sorbonne University – Paris – France, 1998 – Thesis: Adaptation of Anti-Money laundering measures and bank secrecy in Lebanon and the EU.
Legal advisor at Nasco Karaoglan (Bankers Insurance Group) – Paris – France - 1997
Member of legal department of Credit Agricole – Paris – France 1998-1999
Admitted as a Lawyer at the Beirut Bar Association in 1999.
Head of the Firm’s banking and corporate practice. Has an extensive experience in all areas of finance and banking, corporate criminality and construction field including construction claims and arbitration procedure under FIDIC regulations, joint ventures and commercial contracts, as well as an extensive experience in companies restructuring, information technology, civil contracts. Trained and practiced in Me Mahmoud El-Mir Law firm practice and currently a managing partner.
Represented clients from Europe, Brazil, Egypt and the Middle East
Former Instructor of the Business Law and Corporation Law Courses at the Lebanese University (LU) in Beirut, and has various publication in civil and criminal law
Fluent in English, French and Arabic, and familiar with Spanish.
Email:jalal@elmirlaw.com

Ghassina Ayyass

Born in 1967.
Associate.
Bachelor in Lebanese Law (Lebanese University Law School)
Member in the Beirut Bar of Lawyers since 1992
Member of human rights committee in Beirut Bar of Lawyers
Represented clients in various subjects and cases
Fluent in French and Arabic.
Email: info@elmirlaw.com

Rizk Cheet (Associate)

Born in 1974
Bachelor in Law in Lebanese Law (Arab University Law School, Lebanon)
Member of the Beirut Bar Association since 1998 representing several institutions, corporations in the IT, insurance and media sectors and local bank and many reputable construction entrepreneurs.
Fluent in English, French and Arabic.
Email: rsheet@elmirlaw.com

Ali Jouni (Associate)

Born in 1972.
Bachelor in Law in Lebanese Law (Lebanese University Law School, Lebanon)
Member of the Beirut Bar Association since 2000.
In charge of Firm’s civil law and personal status law departments
Published many legal studies in various legal subjects, especially criminality and real estate.
Fluent in Arabic and French
Email: ajouni@elmirlaw.com

Kassem Karim

Born in 1978
Bachelor in Law in Lebanese Law (Lebanese University Law School, Lebanon) 2001
Member of the Beirut Bar Association since 2006 representing reputable distribution and transportation companies and private personal clients
Published legal studies and researches for different institutions companies, and worked with a group of lawyers on cases and civil issues including arbitration on various subjects
Fluent in Arabic and French
Email: kkarim@elmirlaw.com

Mona Majed

Born in 1978
Bachelor in Law in Lebanese Law (Lebanese University Law School, Lebanon) 2001
Member of the Beirut Bar Association since 2006 representing reputable distribution and transportation companies and private personal clients
Published legal studies and researches for different institutions companies, and worked with a group of lawyers on criminal cases and civil issues including pleadings on various subjects.
Fluent in Arabic and French
Email: mona@elmirlaw.com

Jad Haidar (Trainee)

Born 1989
Bachelor in Law in Lebanese Law (Lebanese University Law School – French Affiliate, Lebanon) 2011
Member of the Beirut Bar Association since 2012 as trainee lawyer
Masters in business law at Lebanese university French Affiliate, Lebanon - July 2013
Email: jad@elmirlaw.com