Designation: Senior Associate
Location: Kuwait

Lama Abou Ali

Lama is a senior associate at Meysan Partners and a member of the firm’s Capital Markets practice.

Lama’s expertise focuses on both Capital Markets, M&A, and project development matters. She advised major local and international clients, including private and public institutions, and international organizations on infrastructure and energy projects, project finance, M&A, and technology.

Before joining Meysan, Lama worked as an independent legal counsel and was the group legal counsel of a renowned bank in Lebanon for more than eight years.




Beirut Bar Association


Certificate in “Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring and Leading Deals”, Executive Education program, Harvard Law School, United States
Masters in Domestic and International Business Law, Lebanese University (French section)
Bachelor’s in law, Lebanese University (French section)

Selected experience includes representation of:

  • Designed and proposed legal structures for renewable energy and waste management projects
    • Advised consortiums of municipalities on the structuring of solid waste management projects
    • Created Inception Memorandums identifying and anticipating legal risks and needs
    • Drafted and negotiated a wide variety of agreements related to waste management and solar and wind energy projects (PPAs, EPC, O&M, technical services, JV and grant agreements…)
    • Advised on licensing and permitting requirements and assisted in securing permits for the projects 2
    • Advised on environmental legal and regulatory requirements
    • Advised private and public parties on Private Public Partnership projects and conducted negotiations with the Higher Council for Privatization & PPP

  • Advised on the first IPP project financing in Lebanon (180 MW wind farms in North of Lebanon)
  • Advised major local and international companies on various corporate and other Lebanese and Iraqi law matters.
  • Advised on M&A transactions involving the Audi Group, from licensing phase to operational stage, which include among others the incorporation of a bank in Turkey, liquidation of a bank in Monaco, sale of an insurance company in Lebanon and sale of a bank’s shares in Sudan.
  • Advising a client on the acquisition of Hammoud Hospital – University Medical Center S.A.L., the largest university hospital in South Lebanon.
  • Advising an international client on the purchase of a major Lebanese F&B business franchise.
  • Advised major international oil companies and subcontractors on the establishment of legal presence in Lebanon and Iraq.

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