Najib Hage-Chahine

Najib Hage-Chahine

Managing Partner at Hage-Chahine Law Firm
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Construction Law ...
  • Beirut Bar Association
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Najib Hage-Chahine is the Managing Partner of Hage-Chahine Law Firm.

He holds the prestigious title of Agrégé of the French Faculties of Law which is the highest academic recognition that is bestowed upon French Law Practitioners and is a Professor of Private Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut and at University Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas in Paris.

He is routinely solicited to handle complex cross border disputes and international business transactions. He often acts for foreign companies who aim to do business in the Middle East and handles incorporation, acquisitions, commercial contracts, closing down of subsidiaries and establishing joint ventures. He also provides in-depth legal consultations on comparative law and regional compliance.

As an experienced litigator and a listed arbitrator, he specializes in domestic and international disputes arising out of a contract. His expertise encompasses cross-border enforcement of court decisions and arbitral awards as well as investor-state dispute settlements. He is well-versed in issues of sovereign immunity and emanation of state and has demonstrated the ability to deliver indisputable results in matters involving foreign governments and international institutions.

Najib has earned a PHD in Private Law from University Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas, a LL.M. from Harvard Law School, a Master 2 in Private Law from Saint-Joseph University, a Master 2 in Criminal Law from Lyon 3-Jean Moulin University, a Master 1 in Business Law from Lyon 3-jean Moulin University and a LLB in Lebanese Law from Saint Joseph University.

He is fluent in Arabic, French and English and has numerous publications in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Civil Law, Contract law, Commercial Law, Private International Law, Mediation, and Tort Law.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Energy, Oil & Gas Law
    International Law
    Human Rights, Imports & Exports
    Maritime Law
    Health Care Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Beirut Bar Association
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  • Arabic: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
French Faculties of Law
Agrégation de droit privé et sciences criminelles (2017) | Private Law
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Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Paris-France)
Ph.D. (2014) | Private Law
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Harvard Law School
LL.M. (2011)
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Saint-Joseph University (Beirut-Lebanon)
Master 2 in Private Law (2009)
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Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (Lyon-France)
Master in Criminal Law (2009) | Criminal Law
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Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (Lyon-France)
Master 1 in Business Law (2007) | Business Law
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Saint-Joseph University (Beirut-Lebanon)
LL.B. (2007)
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Professional Associations
Beirut Bar Association
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Websites & Blogs
Hage-Chahine Law Firm
Contact & Map
Hage-Chahine Law Firm
Hazmieh Gardenia
Mohanna Building 2nd Floor, PO Box: 67
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