Louay Oussi

Louay Oussi is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Syria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Louay directly using the contact details listed above.

The Oussi Law Firm was established in 1968 by lawyer Gabriel Oussi who graduated from the University of Damascus, School of Law, in 1968 and was admitted in the same year to the Syrian Bar Association.

Thanks to the unforgettable efforts of the late Mr. Gabriel Oussi, the firm is well known to the International Association of Lawyers, Association of European Lawyers, International Criminal Defence Council, International Law Referral, Arabic Society for the Protection of Industrial Property, Associated Lawyers, Affilica International, The Arab Arbitration Chamber for Engineering & Construction Contracts, Islamic Finance Lawyers, Justinian Lawyers.

The firm has received many letters of appreciation from the World Bank, International Association of Lawyers and several awards from Acquisition International, InterContinental Finance Magazine and Corporate International over the years for participating in writing on subjects such as: trademark and patent in Syria, mergers and acquisitions, company formation.

The aim of Oussi Law Firm is to assist clients in attaining their rights under the law, leaving them satisfied with the services they have received; to gain reputation before gaining money and to lead clients to their rights through the safest channel, without any risk, because the law firm has such a good reputation and such a high level of experience as its lawyers can fully protect clients’ interests.

Gabriel Oussi’s son, Mr. Louay Oussi, who joined the firm at the beginning of 2013, now assumes the task of all the activities of this firm and he will follow the footsteps of his father in all legal issues. Mr. Louay Oussi was appointed as a Legal Consultant for the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, as a Consultant at the Spiritual Appeal Court of Syrian Orthodox in world and located in Syria and as a Legal consultant for a number of charitable societies and organisations in Syria.

Practice Areas:

The firm practices the following areas: administrative law; civil law; criminal law; contract law; financing law; international law; trademark law; patent law; counterfeiting and infringement law; labour law; tax law; debt collection; banking law; construction law; insurance law and business consultancies. The firm offers a full range of legal services and is associated with a comprehensive network of distinguished lawyers, experts and consultants in the fields of business management and economic feasibility studies.

The firm’s activities are conducted by several professionally reputable lawyers dedicated to give clients the very best legal services. Moreover, reliable contacts are maintained with other firms in Syria, the Middle East, Europe and the United States.

Firm Partners:

Firas Kanj Law Firm, Beirut – Lebanon. Mobile: 009613970008.

Dr. Anton G. Maurer

Anton Maurer is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Germany on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anton directly using the contact details listed above.

Anton was appointed as sole arbitrator, chair, and co-arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration proceedings under DIS, ICC, ICDR, KCAB, and UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitration.

He represented clients as counsel in domestic and international arbitration proceedings in ad hoc arbitration proceedings, and under CIETAC, DIS, ICC, and Swiss Rules.

Anton represented clients in domestic and international litigation proceedings in Germany, and organised the defence of clients in France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, the Netherlands, Portugal, and the USA.

Anton represented clients in commercial negotiations, corporate, and M&A transactions in or with respect to more than 60 countries and more than 90 jurisdictions.

Anton served as a member of the board of directors in Germany, Switzerland, and the USA.

Arbitration/Litigation:

Anton Maurer is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (FCIArb) and he was appointed as sole arbitrator, chair of the tribunal or co-arbitrator  in international and domestic disputes under DIS, ICC, ICDR, KCAB, and UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitration.

The proceedings had to decide, among others, the following kind of disputes: 

  • commercial disputes,
  • post M&A disputes,
  • disputes on franchise agreements, and
  • disputes relating to agency and distributorship agreements.

The seats of the arbitration proceedings were in England, Germany, Korea, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

When he is appointed to serve as arbitrator, he will not charge for airfares to Asia, or North and South America, and travelling time.

Anton also represented clients as counsel in domestic and international arbitration proceedings in ad hoc arbitration proceedings, and under CIETAC, DIS, ICC, and Swiss Rules.

His first involvement in arbitration was in 1983 when he represented an Indian claimant in the enforcement of an ICC award made in Switzerland. Starting in 1988, he represented German and international companies as claimants or respondents in domestic and international arbitration proceedings under CIETAC, DIS, ICC, and Swiss Rules, and in ad hoc arbitration proceedings; most of the disputes were related to breaches of commercial agreements, M&A agreements, and corporate matters. The seats were in China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Switzerland, and the USA.

Anton Maurer also represented clients in domestic and international litigation proceedings in Germany, and organised the defence of clients in France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, and the USA.

Yukitsuna Takekoshi

Yukitsuna Takekoshi is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Japan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yukitsuna directly using the contact details listed above.

AI-EI law firm was established by Michihiro MORI with some attorneys mainly from Nishimura & Asahi. The office has expertise in dispute resolution, especially civil and commercial litigation,
as well as labour and employment matters.

Providing Practical Strategies:

Our firm provides a practical strategy based on vast experience. Our goal is not just to give an “legally correct” advice but to achieve a best solution for the client.
We provide a best strategy to achieve such goal using extensive knowledge and wide variety of experience.

Flexibility to Resolve Problems:

With a wide variety of experience and achievement, including several litigations worth tens of billions of yen, debt collection of over 100 billion yen claim, some billions of M&A related disputes and so forth. We can propose several options to achieve goal, utilising not only litigation and other kinds of legal proceeding but also ADR and other kinds of methods outside of the court.

Flexible Fee Structure at The Level of Top Law Firm:

It sometimes happens that overmanning in large law firms leads to high cost. We utilise our limited resources effectively to ensure efficient processes, and can provide clients with flexible fee arrangements.

Responding to Cross-Border Cases:

We have several bilingual lawyers and staffs to handle international business. We have various experience including submission of expert opinion in foreign litigations and international arbitration cases.

Cláudio Finkelstein

Claudio Finkelstein is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Brazil on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Claudio directly using the contact details listed above.

Claudio is currently a professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of SP, at undergraduate and graduate levels. Director of the National Institute of Economic Litigation and the Brazilian Institute of Constitutional Law, former coordinator of the Course on International Contracts at COGEAE and Fundação Getulio Vargas – SP and advisor for TCC, Scientific Initiation, Master’s and Doctorate at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo .

He has experience in the field of Law, with an emphasis on Private International Law.

Firm Overview:

Finkelstein Advogados is a Law Firm that fits into a Boutique category, agile, modern, specialised, technologically advanced and economical. Able to devote to the customer all the attention of their cases demand. Situated in the noble region of Avenida Paulista, in the capital of São Paulo. Our expertise is business consulting, mergers and acquisitions, contracts and arbitration, a neglected market niche by the medium-sized law firm’s market and almost exclusively attended by large-sized firms, usually with high costs passed on to customers. Finkelstein Advogados therefore is a law firm dedicated to consulting in corporate matters, domestic and international trade, focusing on advisory areas and arbitration, both domestic and international. Our partners and consultants are teachers of some of the most traditional and important Universities of the country, such as PUC (Pontifical Catholic University), IICS (International Institute of Social Sciences) and FGV (Foundation Getulio Vargas).

We pledge to dedicate to our clients the necessary attention to the discussion and solution of their problems, offering legal services of unquestionable quality and personality, as our clients are closely accompanied by the partners when the case demands their attention, and associated lawyers, always under the supervision of the responsible partner, when the nature of the task does not require the physical presence of a partner. Our professional practice policy enables us to offer the best service for each case for more consistent rates considering the country’s reality. The firm represents clients of various nationalities, along with a range of Brazilian entrepreneurs with interests locally and abroad. Personal customer service is our main feature, which along with the continuous study and specialisation in the most important areas of interest of our customers, provide for the quality work we intend to deliver.

Finkelstein Advogados is therefore a firm dedicated to consulting in business, corporate and domestic and international trade matters, with a vocation for advisory and arbitration areas, both domestic and international. Our partners and consultants are professors of some of the most traditional and important Universities in the country, such as PUC, FGV and IICS. We are committed to dedicating to clients the necessary attention to the discussion and solution of their problems, offering legal services of unquestionable quality with personality, since our clients are closely monitored by the partners whenever the case demands their attention, and by the associated lawyers, always under the supervision of the responsible partner, when the nature of the task does not demand the physical presence of the partner. Our policy of professional performance allows us to offer the best service to the specific case at rates that are more consistent with the reality of the country.

The office represents clients of the most varied nationalities, in addition to a range of Brazilian entrepreneurs with local and foreign interests. The personal attention to the client is our main characteristic, which combined with the continuous study and specialisation in the most important areas of interest to our clients, provide the quality of the work that we propose to deliver.

Denis Philippe

Denis Philippe is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Belgium on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Denis directly using the contact details listed above.

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Denis is one of the founding partners of Philippe & Partners. He has extensive experience in arbitration, banking and financial law, energy law, European law, insurance, torts and liabilities. He benefits from more than 30 years of professional experience in civil and commercial law and, more specifically, in drafting, reviewing and negotiating national and international contracts, as well as in transactions that include financing aspects.

From 1985 to 1998 Denis Philippe was partner at “Balon Buyle Maingain & Philippe” and from 1998 to 2000 he was partner at “Simonet, Kelder, Philippe, Domont, Lories & Mertens”. He is professor in banking and contract law at the University of Louvain and Paris and he is the author of various academic books, including a thesis on the change of circumstances in contract law and articles relating to privatisations. Denis has been appointed arbitrator by CEPANI and CCI and since 1985 he has been selected numerous times by the European Union to perform the function of expert for the implementation of European directives and for the approximation of legislation’s in Eastern European countries.

Denis Philippe is the current appointed arbitrator by the Arbitration Court of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce. He is also author of numerous publications on arbitration.

 

Rashid A.R. Ebrahim

Rashid Ebrahim is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Bahrain on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Rashid directly using the contact details listed above.

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Rashid, the founder of the firm, obtained his LLB in 1968 from University of Baghdad, and later continued his education at London School of Economics and Kings’ college in the United Kingdom. As a recognised legal consultant to numerous organisations across the Kingdom of Bahrain, Rashid Ebrahim has played a prominent role in the establishment of notary public offices at the Ministry of Justice in Bahrain and has also been appointed as a Courts of Law Director.

His continued development of the legal sector in areas concerning professional ethics lead to his appointment as Lecturer at the Bahrain Judiciary Institute as well as a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution.

As a founding member of the Bahrain Bar Association, Rashid Ebrahim was also a member of the International Court of Arbitration at ICC, and a member of GCC Arbitration centre and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He is the chairman of the ICC National committee of Bahrain and a member of UIA and IBA.

Firm Overview:

Rashid A.R Ebrahim Law Firm providing legal services in the Kingdom of Bahrain and internationally since1974 with measurable success. We pride ourselves on a deep tradition of excellence, ensuring only the highest quality service. We understand the challenges and pressure that comes with every case and are here for you, every step of the way.

Dependable, calm, and well spoken, our team of legal professionals add the personal touch our clients deserve whilst approaching each new case with the attention it needs.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Rashid A.R. Ebrahim and Rashid A.R Ebrahim Law Firm in Bahrain (streetinsider.com)