Salim El Meouchi

Salim El Meouchi is the Chairman and Senior Partner of Badri & Salim El Meouchi Law Firm, and has been with the firm since 1968. He has been a member of the Beirut Bar since 1967.

Salim El Meouchi graduated from St. Joseph University, Beirut, with a French and Lebanese Master of Law in 1967, and obtained an advanced degree in Lebanese Law in 1968 from St. Joseph University and Lyon University (France).

He is frequently invited to speak at conferences throughout the world on various aspects of law, and has authored a number of articles on financial, commercial and banking law, as well as on arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Salim El Meouchi has been consistently recognised in various legal guides (such as Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and PLC Which Lawyer?) as a leading lawyer and specialist in corporate, commercial and banking law, as well as in all aspects of litigation and arbitration, frequently being selected as arbitrator before the ICC Commercial Court of Arbitration.

He sits on various boards of directors of banks and companies based in various countries, and is a member of the legal committee of the Lebanese Association of Banks. He is an advisor to the Central Bank of Lebanon.

Salim El Meouchi is a founding member of Transparency International/La Fassad in Lebanon, and was president of Interleges, a global association of independent law firms, of which the firm is the exclusive member for Lebanon and Qatar, from 2004 to 2008.