Bahrain

Team Leader, BahrainElie Yazbeckbahrain@laborlawplus.com

14 years of experience in labor and employment law. 

Other Areas of Practice:

  • Business and Corporate Law

Professional Experience:

  • 4 years Senior Legal Counsel at Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa Attorneys at Law and Legal Consultants

Education:

  • LLB - Sagesse Law University Beirut
  • L.LM Business and Corporate Law – University of San Diego

Languages: English, Arabic, French

Professional Memberships:

  • Member of the Beirut Bar Association – Member of the International Association for Young Lawyers (AIJA)

Publications:

  • "Investments in the Arab Gulf Region with focus on the Kingdom of Bahrain" – Published in "International Business Transactions", 3d (Practitioner Treatise Series) - By Ralph H. Folsom

Conferences/ Lectures:

  • Member of the committee coordinating with the Economic Development Board for the amendment and update of the Financial Trusts Law in Bahrain.

Overview:

For over twenty years our affiliate, a leading law firm based in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has been offering a complete range of legal services to a diverse range of multinational clients. The firm enjoys a distinguished reputation for the quality of its legal advice and the professionalism of its lawyers. The team is equipped to deal with any question that can arise doing business in Bahrain and the Middle East.

Our affiliate provides advice and consultation to some of the most diverse and distinguished clientele seeking accurate and faithful representation both in the courts of justice and in business. In addition to international law, the team in Bahrain has experience with contracts, litigation, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and many other areas of business and employment law. 

Labor and Employment Practice:

The Bahrain team can advise and provide counsel on any labor law issue. The team has experience working in all labor law practice areas, with particular knowledge of international labor laws. Local laws are evolving quickly in Bahrain, and the team remains aware of all changes to ensure it delivers the best advice for its clients. Our affiliate has expertise in management-union relations, employment contracts, benefits litigation, and foreign investment, among others labor law practice areas.

The Plus - Business Law Capacity:

Along with employment law expertise, the team in Bahrain can advise and provide counsel on any issue related to business law. The firm works regularly on major international projects, providing advice and counsel on legal issues pertaining to Islamic finance, investment funds, structured finance, multinational mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring, among many others. The team is committed to the development of Bahrain’s economy, and has special insight into Bahrain’s economic role in the Middle East and across the globe.

Representative clients include international banks, investment advisors, accountancy firms and corporations as they do business in Bahrain.

Key Facts:

  • Location: Manama
  • Size: 1 Partner, 15 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Banking; Capital Markets; Commercial; Corporate; Insurance; Investment Funds; Litigation & Arbitration; Construction; Local Regulatory; Islamic, Civil and Criminal Law.
  • Languages: English, Arabic, French

Listings/Rankings: 

  • Recommended in the Legal 500, IFLR 1000, and Chambers Global for excellence in a variety of business law practice areas.

Contact: bahrain@laborlawplus.com