Chahid El Hachem is a Partner at Hachem Law Firm. He specializes in corporate law and taxation. He has handled major mergers and acquisitions in countries in the Middle East and the Arab Gulf as well as in Asia and Africa (Nigeria, Congo, Singapore, Afghanistan). He advises client on all forms of leveraged M&A and restructuring matters.

He has broad experience in issues arising from antitrust and competition regulation.

Mr. El Hachem worked at the legal department of a top ten Lebanese Bank during which time he performed the function of secretary of the bank's board of directors and worked on several banking contracts concerning credits, securities trading, fiduciary agreements, and the establishment of funds. He also gave numerous lectures related to the taxation laws in Lebanon. Mr. Chahid El Hachem practices law in Arabic, French and English

He is a member the Beirut Bar Association and was certified by the Bar Association for achieving the highest testing score amongst the candidates taking the Beirut Bar exam.

Chahid El Hachem
+ 961 3 747 278
Practice Area:
• Corporate Transactions and Securities
• Economic Regulation
• Joint Ventures and Mergers & Acquisitions
• Investment management
• Taxation

• Masters in Business Administration, Ecole  
Supérieure   des Affaire (ESA).
• High Diploma of superior studies in  
management (DESM), ESCP-­‐EAP (Paris)
• LLB Private law, Université Saint-Joseph
de Beyrouth

Bar Admission:
• Beirut  (Certified by the BBA for achieving 
the  highest  testing score among the

• Arabic
• English
• French

• Overseen the sale of a Nigerian wheat company to a Singaporean global integrated supply chain manager at a price over US$100 million.
• Advised on the sale of a Nigerian telecommunication company.
• Advised on the restructuring and sale of a wheat company in Benin, Africa.
• Handled a 23 million dollars merger between multinational French Textile Company and a US owned corporation in Afghanistan.
• Advised a US owned corporation on its plan to incorporate a consultancy company in Afghanistan.
• Advised a Qatari telecommunication contractor on its bid/proposal documentation to the Qatar Ministry of Information and Communications
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