Reine S. Atallah

Reine S. Atallah joined Ghanem Law Firm in 2008 and specializes in Business field, corporate law including Banking, Telecommunication, Insurance, with a particular focus on Business administration, intellectual property, Oil and Gas contracts, as well as aspects of Criminal law, Family law, construction, property management and real estate.

Who We Are?

Ghanem Law Firm is one of the most reputable Law Firms in Lebanon. It was founded in the city of Beirut-Lebanon in year 1997.The firm provides legal counsel and represents a diversity of local and global Group Companies, NGO’s and individual clients.

At Ghanem Law firm, for sure, you will have the perfect individual needed assistance, where you will get the right service for all your corporate and transactional legal needs on a local, national and international scale…

Having a strong partner by your side assures that your needs will be effectively serviced at a high level of corporate transaction. Also, means that you are fully protected, that your personal counsel has done the requisite due diligence, and that you are getting the best possible defence which aims to win your big deal.

Knowing that legal situations differ in each and every case; WE, at Ghanem Law firm, knits our defence approach to aim with your company’s and individual unique needs. Our status as a boutique law firm allows us to partner with and service our clients in this manner. We wisely choose the most important transactions and business matters selectively to provide our clients with a very high level of personal service only found at larger law firms.

We enjoy servicing the corporate needs of businesses of different sizes and in all industries-from, start-up companies while they are just forming a business plan to get larger, advising on the best ways to structure a business with the use of diverse legal vehicles (such as Holding, offshore companies and offshore Trusts to protect assets). We regularly act as an outside counsel for corporate clients; work with their in-house counsel to address all of their legal needs.

Salah S. Mattar

More than forty years of experience in all fields of law, indeed our firm has been providing legal services since 1966.

Our professional, honest and hardworking career has given us an excellent reputation in local cases and abroad.

You can see some of theses cases in the Cases Section.

We limit ourselves to two testimonies from two famous and renowned attorneys in Lebanese Legal History:

During a successful pleading before the criminal court of Beirut, and when he was young lawyer the late Attorney Abdallah Lahoud congratulated attorney Salah Mattar and predicted to him a successful future, either in law or in letters.

“Few lawyers are like Salah Mattar who can put language and literature at the service of the bar.”


  • LLB From Saint Joseph University

Has followed many seminars of arbitration, negotiations, and mediation.


Fluent in Arabic, English and French.

Fady Jamaleddine

Fady Jamaleddine is the chairman, founding partner and head of the Corporate Department at MENA City Lawyers. Fady practices in both areas of Corporate and Commercial law and Property law with emphasis on Corporate Finance, Taxation, Corporate Mergers and Acquisition as well as BOT (build, operate & transfer) and PPP projects.

His ambition and hard work towards his career drove him to not only achieve a successful career but also allowed him to expand and work on a larger scale.

Fady Jamaleddine’s extensive experience in national and international corporate finance and M&A transactions include IPO’s fundraising, cross border M&A’s, fund formations, acquisition finance, joint ventures, re-organizations and commercial agreements.

He has advised on numerous project financings, leveraged finance and banking and financial services in which he represents several of the largest banks in Lebanon.

His wide range of knowledge also includes advising on numerous medical and pharmaceutical companies which include licensing, acquisition and partnerships of other hospitals and medical institutions throughout the MENA region. In addition to the many areas that Fady may advise on, he also has extensive knowledge in Intellectual property, media, bio- pharma and telecoms.

Professional Qualifications:

– Beirut Bar Association (BBA)

Academic Qualifications:

– BA in Law, St. Joseph University, 1983
– Masters in Law, St Joseph University, 1984


– Arabic
– English
– French

Firm History:

Founded in 1987, under the name of Jamaleddine Law Firm, MENA City Lawyers (MCL) was established as a civil partnership company; a unique model in a region where the legal practice remains dominated by individual general practice lawyers.

MCL prides itself in providing straightforward solutions and legal advice to local as well as international companies and individuals for more than 27 years.

In 2008, MCL joined the European Lawyers Association (AEA).

In 2010, MCL started building an international Arab Network of law firms in several Arab countries. It was joined by the eminent Kuwaiti Law Firm , “Al-Bisher”, the dynamic offices of the Syrian Law Firm, ” Karawani” and the well-known Qatari Law Firm, “Al- Sulaiti”.

In 2011, MCL became a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

In 2012, MCL joined the International Bar Association (IBA) and the “Union Internationale des Avocats” (UIA).

In 2013, MCL was admitted as a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and joined the fast growing network of Justinian Lawyers as the sole Lebanese, Kuwaiti, Qatari and Syrian members.

For several years, MCL has had an active presence and participation in International Law conferences and seminars.

MCL has built strong relationships with major law firms from across the globe with the aim of providing its clients worldwide with top legal services at the most competitive fees.

MCL continues to expand in the Arab countries.