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Levant Law Practice
Starco Center, Block B, 1st & 2nd Floor,
Omar Daouk St., P.O.Box 11-1499,
Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961 1 360 136
Fax: +961 1 373 577


Mohammad F. Mattar is a founding partner of the Firm and was a partner at Mattar and Mattar Law Firm from 1983 till 2002. He also was a lecturer in the Concept of Law and the Legal Lexicon at Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon, and a researcher at the Third World Institute, London, United Kingdom.

Mohammad’s principal focus is Arbitration and International Criminal Law cases as well as advising on regional transactions in the Middle East and West Africa involving a wide range of sectors, including infrastructure projects, telecommunications and complex corporate matters. He is general counsel, legal advisor and leading lawyer in a major arbitration matter before the ICC for a business group exceeding US$ 4.2 billion. He also is general counsel and legal advisor in all expansion related matters including negotiation with government, drafting licenses and other telecommunication agreements, acquisition of companies, mergers as well as joint ventures and transaction structuring in terms of entry of new investors, legal tax and financing for an International Telecommunication group of companies with businesses in the Middle East and Africa.

Mohammad is head of the legal team representing H.E. Saad Hariri on the International Special Tribunal for Lebanon. He is a member of the legal team advising the Lebanese Ministry of Justice in claiming compensations for the July 2006 war. He is also the Legal Counsel for the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) and the Legal Counsel for the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL).

Levant Law Practice:

LEVANT LAW PRACTICE is a regional law firm. It was first established under the name Mattar Mouawad Majdalany el Khazen Law Firm in Lebanon – subsequent to the merger in 2002 of Mattar & Mattar Law Firm (founded by Mohammad and Rabeh F. Mattar) and the respective law offices of Gebran Majdalany, Rafic Mouawad and Youssef el Khazen.

In 2008 with the entry of two new partners, Adib Tohme and Fadi Nader, the Firm decided to change its name to Levant Law Practice (LLP) with the aim of developing a fully fledged regional practice through offices and affiliations in Beirut, Riyadh and Doha, and correspondent law firms in the major business centers of the Levant, the Gulf region and Africa.


Dedicated to advising corporate and individual clients involved in a wide range of local and cross border transactions as well as in complex multi- jurisdictional disputes, LLP represents multinational and regional companies, financial institutions, state-owned entities, family and other privately held businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals.

With a strong presence in Beirut (where its head office is based), Riyadh (in association with the law firm of Adnan H. Yaseen), Doha (in collaboration with Rashed Bin Raja Al Marri Law Office), and a group of selected correspondent law firms throughout the region, LLP is well positioned to serve its diversified client base and to provide adequate legal support to their sophisticated needs.

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