Biography
Samir Bou Maroun
Samir Bou Maroun is an Advocate and a Legal Consultant. Member of Beirut Bar Association since 1971, he has more than 40 years of legal experience.
He is also an Arbitrator accredited by the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC) since 2003 and was appointed as sole arbitrator or chairman of arbitral tribunal on numerous high value and complex arbitration matters.
Profile Summary:
Through his long career, Samir Bou Maroun advised local and international clients on many aspects in particular in claims management, examining and arguing appeals and gained a leading expertise across all areas of construction and engineering industry, advising and representing high profile contractors or subcontractors, employers/owners, and consultants through the MENA region,
In addition to construction matters, other areas of practice cover as well a wide range of advocacy, advisory and drafting work related to civil, commercial and contractual issues relating to commercial agencies, telecommunications disputes, insurance market, corporate, banking and capital market, real properties, maritime transport disputes and employment in the UAE, the Middle East, France and China.
Based in Dubai for the last 23 years, Samir Bou Maroun worked as Senior Legal Consultant in local law firms and acted on countless heavy court cases over the years. He founded his Legal Consultancy firm Ex Lege Consultant FZE based in Ras Al Khaima, United Arab Emirates (RAK , UAE) and continues to provide his services as Arbitrator or Legal Consultant in advisory work in international and domestic commercial disputes.
Education and Professional:
Bachelor Degree from the Lebanese University- Faculty of Law
Member of Beirut Bar Association
Accredited Arbitrator with Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC)
Business Experience:
From 1971 to 1990: Associate at Raymond Edde & Samir Baroudi Law firm Beirut. Dealing mainly with maritime cases, P&I Clubs affairs, land and air transport, insurance and banking affairs.
From 1990 to 1998: Senior Legal consultant at Al Sharif Advocates and Legal Consultants Dubai in charge of all litigation and arbitration matters of the firm for local and foreign clients in UAE and abroad.
From 1998 to 2001: Senior Legal Consultant Lutfi & Co Advocates & Legal Consultants Dubai.
From 2001 to 2003: Manager of Samir Kanaan Associates- Jebel Ali branch.
From 2003 to 2013: Senior Legal consultant at Samir Kanaan Associates, Dubai, in charge of all litigation and arbitration matters and intermittent management of the law firm
From 2013 till present:
Founded Ex lege Consultant RAK - UAE
Partner at BM & W for Studies and Research Beirut - Lebanon


Consultant for E.W. Human Development Ltd / Nicosia , Cyprus
Website: www.ewhumandev.com
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