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Designation: Senior Associate
Location: Lebanon | United Arab Emirates
Email: sabdallah@meysan.com
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Salwa Abdallah

Salwa Abdallah is senior associate at Meysan Partners and a member of the firm’s corporate practice.

Salwa’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law matters, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. She has represented clients on several noteworthy domestic and cross-border high profile transactions, mostly in digital and fashion industries.

Prior to joining Meysan Partners, Salwa worked for multiple reputable law firms in Lebanon. Salwa has been recommended by the Legal500 as a key lawyer for commercial, corporate, and M&A.

PRACTICES

Corporate

Membership

Beirut Bar Association

EDUCATION

Master’s Degree in International Business Law, Filière Francophone de Droit accredited by the Paul Cézanne- Aix-Marseille III University, France

Bachelor’s in law, Saint Joseph University, Beirut Lebanon

Selected experience includes representation of:

  • Multinational commercial group of companies on the consolidation of businesses, restructuring and reorganization to implement optimal tax structures.
  • Multiple clients on equity and debt offerings, mergers and acquisitions, including, among others, conducting legal due diligence from sellers’ and buyers’ side, drafting and negotiating share purchase agreements, subscription agreements and swap of shares agreements.
  • Multinational banks on the issuance and redemption of preferred shares for the increase of their equity in compliance with the applicable regulatory framework.
  • Multinational banks on secured lending transactions and major real property acquisitions and sales.
  • A GCC bank operating in Lebanon (as a secondment) on all issues from corporate and lending matters, restructuring of debt and collateralization (and cross-collateralization) of securities.
  • Multiple clients with employment matters, in particular advising clients on large-scale layoffs and conducting negotiations with governmental agencies and mediation with syndicate of employees to reach agreement on severance packages.
  • Multiple clients on bankruptcy law, corporate governance, and contractual matters, including in relation to commercial representation, banking law, labor law and real estate matters.

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