Practice area:
• Criminal law
• Appellate and Supreme court Litigation
• Bankruptcy litigation
• False Claims Act

• LLB Private law, Université Saint Joseph
• French law degree, Université de Lyon

Bar Admission: 
• Beirut

• Arabic
• English
• French
Sakher El Hachem is the founding and managing partner at Hachem Law Firm. He has over 35 years of experience practicing law in a wide variety of fields in Lebanon, Europe and the Middle East. He is today a board member in several major national and international companies as well as in one of the largest Lebanese banks.

Mr. El Hachem is particularly well known for handling some of the most delicate and important criminal cases in Lebanon. His clients include senior Lebanese politicians and government officials as well as company CEOs, whom he has defended against charges varying from corruption to international money laundering.

Today, after a long and successful career, Mr. El Hachem has become a reference nationally in the field of criminal law. He is regularly interviewed on national and international television to speak about criminal law issues. 

Mr. El Hachem is one of the founders of the NGO for “the defense of the victims of organized crimes and terrorism as defined by the security counsel of the United Nations and the Lebanese law as well as the defense of the victims of corruption and environmental violations”.

Sakher El Hachem
+961 3 929 393
Recent Highlights:
• Represented former minister of information and tourism against terrorism claims.
• Successfully defended former Head of the Order of Physicians of Beirut and former depute of Beirut against corruption claims.
• Successfully defended a major Lebanese retail company in a USD 40 million claim for fraud.
• Successfully defended the former Chairman of the Board of the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) against defamation claims brought by the Speaker of the house.
• Successfully defended a high profile medical professional in medical malpractice suit.
• Successfully defended DEA agents caught in a major drug enforcement operation in Lebanon.
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