Salwa Abdallah
Head of Lebanon office
BIOGRAPHY

Salwa Abdallah is the Head of Lebanon Office at Meysan Partners. Salwa is a Senior Associate and a member of the firm’s corporate practice.

With over a decade of experience, Salwa has provided expert counsel to a range of prominent regional, and international clients across various industries. Her professional expertise is characterized by a remarkable track record in overseeing cross-border transactions and agreements. Salwa’s areas of notable proficiency encompass corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, franchising, data privacy, and telecommunications and technology.

Salwa has been recommended by the Legal 500 as a key lawyer for commercial, corporate, and M&A.

PRACTICES
  • Corporate
  • Private Wealth
Expertise
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • M&A
Professional Bodies
  • Beirut Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
EDUCATION
  • Master’s Degree in International Business Law, Filière Francophone de Droit accredited by the Paul Cézanne- Aix-Marseille III University, France
  • Bachelor’s in law, Saint Joseph University, Beirut Lebanon
LANGUAGES
  • Arabic (fluent)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (advanced)

Representing Investcorp Group, a renowned provider and manager of alternative investment products across the Gulf and global markets, in its divestment from Automak Automotive Company, a prominent player in the automotive sector operating in Kuwait and the broader MENA region.
Advising an Emirati-based company in its strategic cross-border acquisition of a significant majority stake in a CMA-licensed Kuwaiti entity. The transaction entailed a complex regulatory approvals process with Kuwaiti regulators and the Capital Markets Authority.

Representing Jadwa Investment, a leading investment management and advisory firm in the Middle East, in its acquisition of a 70% equity stake in Dabdoob Holdings Limited Company which owns the largest toy e-commerce application in the GCC.

Assisting Al Bayan Medical Company K.S.C.C. (Closed) in its acquisition of a majority stake in Sky for the Management of Specialized Medical Centers W.L.L., a prominent Kuwaiti dental clinic owned and managed by high-profile Kuwaiti dentists.

Advising National Consumer Holding Company (NCHC), a significant industrial investment firm, in its acquisition of the entire share capital of the widely recognized Cozmo Entertainment General Trading.

Offering legal guidance to a leading venture capital firm involved in a multi-million-dollar cross-border divestment of equity from an internationally acclaimed luxury fashion brand. The transaction covered five jurisdictions and featured a complex structure, encompassing the exchange of equity and real estate assets.