Zeina A. Azzi

Zeina A. Azzi joined Obeid and Medawar Law Firm (O&M) in 2012 as a Trainee. She is a member of the Beirut Bar Association (Syndicate of Lawyers). She currently occupies the position of Senior Associate at Obeid & Medawar Law Firm.

Born in 1991, Zeina graduated from the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Saint Joseph University with an LLB in Private Law in 2013. She pursued her studies at Paris II Assas University where she obtained a Masters II (DEA) in International Private Law and International Commercial Law in 2014. Zeina is currently preparing for her PHD thesis in the subject of International Private Law before the same renowned institution in Paris. She obtained in 2013 a certificate in International Criminal Law and International Criminal Proceeding from Hague Academy in collaboration with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL).

As of 2018, Zeina is a lecturer at Universite Saint Joseph, in the subjects of Labor Law and Business Law.

Zeina is an activist in many humanitarian organizations. She is President and co-founder of “HaydaBaytak” NGO (A scholarly fund that assists students who have lost either (or both) of their parents).

At O&M Zeina specializes in international law and international arbitration, civil law, foreign marriage law, banking law, insurance and reinsurance law, commercial law and corporate law. Zeina worked on different arbitration cases before local and foreign institutions and on corporate and real estate restructuring in order to identify the best legal and tax structures for clients.

As of the establishment of Obeid & Medawar Law Firm LLP at Abu Dhabi Global Market, Zeina has been handling a portfolio of regional clients and potential business partners in Beirut and ADGM.

Zeina is trilingual, fluent in Arabic, English and French.