Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2022

Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2022 Lebanon Managing Partner Kallas Law Firm Malek Kallas About MalekKallas Acting as managing partner at Kallas Law Firm, his expertise is primarily focused on complex cross border commercial disputes including Arbitration. Malek has handled several major Criminal Law cases, particularly in the fields of Medicine and financial torts. He is also specialized in commercial law and Blockchain technologies. As such he represented numerous clients in over 2,000 cases in Lebanon, including civil, and criminal matters, and regularly provides legal opinions to international firms as an expert in Civil and Commercial law. Malek holds a Postgraduate diploma from King’s College London (2018) and an Executive Master of Laws from King’s College London with a focus on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and securities regulations (2019). Fluent in English, French and Arabic. NotableAppointments Handled various high profile medical liability criminal disputes with positive outcomes representing prominent medical professionals. Appointed in 2018 as syndic of a large manufacturing company and currently managing as such one of the largest insolvency cases in Lebanon (value around 32 Million USD) Lead counsel on a banking matter involving global securities disputes. (value over 350 Million USD) Handling a major real estate dispute (value around 100 Million USD) and lead counsel for a dispute over one of the largest real estate Lebanese companies (value around 62 Million USD) Representing one of the largest global information technology companies in a cross border commercial dispute (value around 4.5 Million USD) Co-counsel for an inheritance dispute, which was recently resolved, involving various complex civil matters (value around 200 Million USD FirmProfile KLF provides legal services to a large number of local and international clients. Among the team are several prominent former judges. The firm has a fully dedicated probates and inheritance law unit providing services to Lebanese expats across the globe. KLF is a well-established firm in Lebanon offering a wide range of services including: Real Estate, Arbitration, Mergers and Acquisitions, Information Technology, Blockchain and Criminal law. www.finance-monthly.com 33

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