Tohme Law Firm

Primary Interlaw Contact:

Carine Youssef Tohme


Tohme Law Firm is a top-tier boutique law firm in Beirut, Lebanon, providing a broad range of advice and high quality legal services tailored to both businesses and individuals. The firm was founded by Youssef Georges Tohme in 1979 and grew in size and scope over the years. It comprises today of a team of specialised lawyers with more than 90 years of combined experience in legal practice and conflict resolution. 70% of The firm’s clients are leading companies operating in various sectors in Lebanon and abroad (notably FMCG, clothing, pharmaceuticals, real estate, printing and publishing, hospitality, banking, production, distribution) and 30% of their portfolio comprises high net worth individuals.

Tohme Law Firm continuously strives to offer a personalized legal service and a bespoke customer experience. The firm relies on its successful track record, reputation, dedication and integrity to serve its clientele and the legal industry. It has built its reputation as an expert in corporate and commercial related legal services. The firm also specializes in construction and property development, financial management and tax, criminal law as well as dispute resolution.

Main practice areas:

Administrative Law
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Reorganization
Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
Competition Law
Corporate Governance
Distribution Law
Employment & Labor
Financing Transactions
Land Use and Real Property
Mergers and Acquisitions
Trusts and Estates

Corporate and Commercial
Tohme Law Firm advises companies on the full spectrum of day-to-day operations and commercial activities, corporate governance, employment and HR, domestic and international trade matters, franchising, intellectual property rights and licenses, joint ventures, tax, mergers and acquisitions and all types of commercial and services agreements.

Real Estate, Construction and Project Development
The firm provides high-quality, practical and commercial solutions in dealing with real estate assets. The firm’s clients include institutional investors, developers, contractors and project managers. Tohme Law Firm specializes in creating innovative corporate and tax structures for property investments and developments and advises on joint ventures, partnerships, as well as construction management agreements and property disputes.

Private Wealth
Tohme Law Firm provides legal advice to individuals with industrial or commercial wealth, invested assets or landed estates. The firm is particularly concerned with tax planning, creation and administration of trusts, wills, inheritance, as well as the management of substantial assets and portfolios.

The Firm deals with domestic and international tax planning for companies and high-net-worth individuals and families. It advises on capital gains and income tax planning, estate, domicile and residence issues, property and corporate taxes, inheritance, wills and trusts. Lawyers work closely with tax experts in Lebanon and abroad.

Banking and Finance
Tohme Law Firm advises on general corporate banking, bank insolvency, transactions and on securing and restructuring debt repayments.

The firm offers specialist advice and litigation services – criminal investigation and prosecution – across the whole spectrum of corporate and business crime.

Dispute Resolution
The firm handles a range of litigation and alternative dispute resolution services in domestic and international disputes. It covers various sectors including commercial, civil, real estate, banking, insolvency, inheritance, crime and employment and has achieved outstanding results in commercial representation related disputes.

Office Location

Sofil Center, Bloc A
6th Floor Fouad Chehab Avenue
Ashrafieh, Beirut 166789

Tel: +961 (1) 33 34 33 / +961 1 20 03 38

Interlaw Contacts

Carine Youssef Tohme
Tel: +961 (1) 21 08 10


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