Arbitration/Litigation

Over the years Airut Law Offices has built a strong reputation in litigation matters, whether civil or commercial.

The pragmatism and creativity that characterize Airut Law Offices has granted it a lot of respect and reliability in Arbitration and other dispute resolutions methods. Over the years, Airut Law Offices has actively participated in arbitration proceedings in Lebanon and abroad; in 2009, it has counseled a major Lebanese company in an arbitration issue before the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board in Seoul, Korea.

Bankruptcy and Enforcement Procedures

Airut Law Offices has become a reference in bankruptcy and enforcement procedures in Lebanon. Founding Partner Charles Airut is known to be one of the top lawyers in the field. He has earned the title of “Unbeatable”.

Banking Law/Corporate Finance/Capital Markets

Since the foundation of Airut Law Offices banking has been at the core of its activities. Banking law practice and expertise have granted it a strong reputation in the field and earned it a position of permanent counsel for some major banks and financial institutions in Lebanon. Airut Law Offices provides to its clients the entire legal service starting from day-to-day advice to consultations on major problems as well as mergers and acquisitions of banks.

In addition, Airut Law Offices was one of the first law firms to counsel major Lebanese companies for their listing on the Beirut Stock Exchange. The firm has advised on many occasions, issuers and managers in connection with the issuance of GDRs, preferred shares and other financial products.

Airut Law Offices advises as well Lebanese and international Private Equity funds in their prospective investments in Lebanon and abroad.

Commercial - Corporate - Restructuring - Tax Law

There may be plenty of ways to do business, however there is only one optimal solution.

We, at Airut Law Offices, think out of the box. Therefore, we assist our clients from the initial establishment of their company through all aspects of its evolution and operation. We build for them corporate and tax structures that fit best and advise on every step of the way so they could enjoy developing their business and take advantage of all exemptions and particularities of the Lebanese system.

We have been for nearly 15 years counseling some of the biggest groups in the MENA region for matters relating to expansion, IPOs, due diligence, mergers & acquisitions, legal and financial restructuring, tax and labor issues.

Fast and reliable, our team has built a strong and valuable reputation over years in all matters relating to Commercial Law and more specifically competition, franchising, distribution, and management agreements.

What makes Airut Law Offices so unique is the wide variety of its practice fields as regards Corporate Law, mainly:

  • Banking and finance
  • Hospitality
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • E-commerce platforms
  • Franchising
  • Distribution

Intellectual Property

Airut Law Offices has earned throughout the years substantial experience in a wide range of intellectual property areas, including trademarks, trade names, patents and unlawful competition. It has counseled major companies and successfully litigated numerous cases in the intellectual property field. Airut Law Offices counseling in that area goes from initiating and following up proceedings against counterfeiters of intellectual property rights to annulling illegally protected rights.

Real Estate Law

We at Airut Law Offices have been counseling major groups in their Real Estate projects over the country and providing all legal frameworks they need in their establishment, development and operation.

We have been counseling clients on a broad range of construction related legal matters, among others, contracting, subcontracting, project management, architecture and engineering works, for multipurpose projects developments, hotels and resorts, residential complexes.