Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm has won a national award at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Middle East Awards ceremony, held on Wednesday October 19th, 2016, at Burj Al Arab in Dubai, U.A.E.
For the fourth consecutive year, and the sixth year in total, Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm was awarded the Law Firm of the Year Award for Lebanon, in recognition of the quality of its work, and the innovative nature of the cross-border transactions it has worked on. “We are very proud to have won this award for the fourth consecutive year – it truly is an honour. It is always a pleasure to see our team’s hard work being recognised, as we strive hard to provide world class service to local and international clients from our offices in Lebanon and Qatar.” said Chairman and Senior Partner Salim El Meouchi.
Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm was also nominated for the Middle East Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award, in recognition of the hundreds of hours of pro bono work undertaken by lawyers at the firm for the community at large and for a wide range of causes and NGOs; the firm won this award for the Middle East in 2015.
Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm assists NGOs and associations working in fields as diverse as: health, leadership, the environment, combatting corruption, education, science, human rights, entrepreneurship and many others. It is particularly impressive that the renowned Lebanese firm was nominated for this award alongside large international law firms including Clifford Chance, Linklaters and White & Case.
Chadia El Meouchi, Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm’s Managing Partner, noted that “… in the difficult climate that we are facing in the Middle East today, particularly in Lebanon, it is even more important for us, as legal practitioners, to focus on projects that support civil society and our community. We, at Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm, make this a central part of our mission, both as lawyers and as members of a growing business.”
The IFLR Middle East Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the legal industry, recognising the leading firms and individuals in financial, corporate and commercial law.