Best Lebanese law firm 2021? Our lawyers have rights of audience before Lebanese courts as well as French courts and our litigation team works in close connection with our other departments in order to ensure the highest degree of coordination and specialised representation across all our practice areas and sectors. The firm is recognized as one of the leading litigation firms in the region and was awarded the Litigation Team of the Year Award at the 2021 edition of the Middle East Legal Awards. We are able to efficiently resolve disputes in ad hoc and institutional arbitral proceedings and we handle investment arbitration disputes as well as domestic and international commercial arbitration disputes in a wide range of areas.
We are pleased to announce that Hage-Chahine Law Firm has been shortlisted in five categories of the 2021 Middle East Legal Awards. Our firm has been nominated for the following categories: Arbitration team of the Year Award. Construction Team of the Year Award. Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year Award. Litigation team of the Year Award. Regional Law Firm of the Year Award. The Middle East Legal awards recognize lawyers and in-house legal counsel who operate in the Middle East for innovating in the legal sector and for working on precedent-setting, game-changing projects and initiatives. As one of the only Lebanese law firms to be shortlisted in this year’s edition of the Middle East Legal Awards, we take pride in the performance of our lawyers. This international recognition is a testament to the commitment we have towards our craft and to the excellence of our team. The Middle East Legal Awards ceremony will take place on June 10, 2021 at the Ritz Carlton JBR in Dubai, bringing together law firms and in-house legal departments with a presence in the region. We take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for placing their trust in us and we congratulate all the other shortlisted firms and counsels and wish them the best of luck in June.
We aim to create an environment which focuses on the talent and the potential of each and every one of our people and have taken measures to eliminate discrimination from our recruitment process. We also encourage diversity in legal education. Our lawyers have attended school in Lebanon, France and the United States, and they are fluent in Arabic, French and English. We are committed to ensuring a sustainable and healthy working environment. We have taken steps that make the most efficient use of the resources that are used on a daily basis. We have recently started moving towards being a paperless law firm and have implemented measures to reduce waste. Our firm has invested in equipment that reduces energy consumption and we aim to improve recycling each year in order to limit paper consumption. See additional info on Lebanese law firm.
We take full advantage of the latest technologies in order to improve: Client communications by using client portals and intake forms. Processes and workflows through automation and standardization. Fees and billing by employing cutting-edge fee management software. Access to files and documents by leveraging digital cloud-based technology. Legal research through access to global and proprietary databases. We offer tailored pricing and alternative fee arrangements that are designed to reduce fees and provide transparency into the cost of our legal services. Our team is committed to providing value-based legal services.
We are the only law firm in Lebanon with two attorneys who hold the prestigious title of Agrege of the French Faculties of Law which is the highest academic recognition that is bestowed upon French Law practitioners. Members of our team include graduates of Harvard Law School, Universite Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas and Saint-Joseph University as well as Law Professors who teach at some of the most prestigious universities in Europe and in the Middle East. Discover extra information at hagechahine.com.