Francois is Head of the Corporate Practice in our Abu Dhabi office. He is a Lebanese qualified lawyer with more than 15 years’ advisory and transactional experience, gained in both in-house and private practice.
During this time, he worked at the forefront of change and demand, helping domestic and international clients with the realisation and implementation of their business strategies and achievement of their corporate goals.
Francois advises individuals, private, semi-public and public entities on joint ventures, IPOs, company incorporation, conversion, acquisition, dissolution, restructuring, compliance and corporate governance. He also advises on a wide variety of contractual type arrangements including commercial agencies, franchise and distribution, sale and purchase, lease, employment and construction.
He holds an LLB and LLM in Business Law from the University of Saint Joseph.