D&C Legal Services

Full- Service Law Firm in Beirut, Lebanon

D&C Legal Services

Level 2, Suite 2029, Louis Vuitton Building Beirut Souks
Allenby Street


Other Offices: Cairo   Tripoli   Doha   Abu Dhabi   Dubai   

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D&C Legal Services Overview

D&C Legal Services, with offices in Beirut and Tripoli, Lebanon; Cairo, Egypt; Doha, Qatar; and Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, offers a wide range of legal services. Practice areas include incorporation and foreign investment, banking and finance, international trade and customs, maritime law, insurance & reinsurance, tax law, labor law, franchise and licensing, corporate, arbitration, intellectual property, and real estate.

The firm’s lawyers are all concentrated in their own legal fields and qualified within local jurisdictions, so clients may know that they are receiving specialized services for each location’s area. They provide experienced and qualified legal counsel and representation for a broad variety of legal needs, working to find premium solutions for each client.

The D&C legal team is comprised of lawyers, attorneys, and law firms that are able to work in several languages, allowing easy communication with international clients. Whether working with small private businesses or large multinational foreign companies, D&C Legal Services focuses on clients’ goals and aims to achieve favorable results.

Year this Office was Established: 1966

Languages: English, French, Arabic, Spanish.

D&C Legal Services Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Foreign Acquisition Property; Ownership Property Search; Purchase and Sale Transaction; Real Estate Registration; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Consulting; Real Estate Development; Incorporation and Foreign Investment; International Trade and Customs; Labor Law; Franchise and Licensing; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Insurance & Reinsurance.

D&C Legal Services Areas of Law Description

D&C Legal Services provides a wide range of legal services in many fields, such as: incorporation and foreign investment, banking and finance, international trade and customs, maritime law, insurance & reinsurance, tax law, labor law, franchise and licensing, corporate, arbitration, intellectual property corporate, commercial civil and real estate.

In addition, D&C Legal Services as a specialized department for Intellectual property that is operated by a professional team has a wide range of legal skills and practical knowledge in intellectual property law as we have handled some of the most complex and challenging cases in this field.


Youssef Deeb Mr. Youssef A. Deeb
Litigation, Real Estate


Aurore Deeb Ms. Aurore Deeb
Banking and Finance, Business Law, International Law, Mergers and Acquisitions

D&C Legal Services Affiliations

  • International-Lawyers.Org (INTLawyers)
  • European Lawyers' Association
  • International Bar Association

More Information on D&C Legal Services

Intellectual Property Law Firm in Lebanon
Lebanon Incorporation and Foreign Investment Lawyer
Banking and Finance Law Firm in Lebanon
Lebanon International Trade and Customs Lawyer
Maritime Law Firm in Lebanon
Lebanon Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyer
Tax Law Firm in Lebanon
D&C Legal Services News and Publications

Articles Published by D&C Legal Services

Introduction to Trademarks and Service Marks

Trademarks and service mark both identify the providers of goods or services. However, many people confuse the two because they are closely related.

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Lebanon: Domain Names, Trademarks, and Business Entity Names

22-May-2021 People often consider business entity names, domain names, and trademarks as the same as they all appear similar, although they are not. The legal rights associated with each are quite different.

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Qatar Financial Centre Court: Tailor Made Jurisdiction for Arbitration Cases

Over the past decade, the Qatar Financial Centre (the “QFC”) Court has developed a prominent figure for local and international practitioners and contractors.

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Qatar: Offensive Trademarks and Legal Implications

The protection of trademarks is of an essential procedural step to every business owner. Despite the enhancement and development of Intellectual Property Laws around different legislative systems, some contexts and circumstances remain unraveled or are treated superficially.

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EU Parliament Resolution-Procedure (2019/2181(inl)

With challenging times come changing measures to preserve adaptively the rights and obligations of individuals. Recently, the work environment faces many challenges across the globe amongst them workers’ health. The WHO declared that more than 300 million individuals suffer from depression due amongst other reasons to work conditions and 38% of the European Union citizens suffer from mental health problems due to work conditions amongst them anxiety, stress, sleeping disorders.

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UAE & Qatar: Companies Introducing to Electronic Signatures to Ensure Business Continuity Under Covid-19’s Lockdown

November,2020 Due to the current situation with the COVID-19, and the measures imposed by the governments, companies all over the world are trying to find alternatives to physical presence in various business sectors, one of the alternatives is the use of electronic signatures.

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Qatar Presented a Foremost Variation to Labor Law

On August 30, 2020, Qatar put an end to the “kafala” system and declared a change to labor law stating that employees can now alter employers without having to initially acquire a No Objection Certificate (NOC).

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Covid-19 as Impact on Patent Rights

04-Jun-2020 The Agreement of Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights which became effective on January 1, 1995 (the “TRIPS Agreement”) declared pharmaceutical products as an invention that can be protected by a patent. When an inventor registers his pharmaceutical products as a patent, no third party shall have the right to manufacture, supply or sell such pharmaceutical products without the consent of the legal owner.

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Lebanon: Coronavirus Impact on Labor Matters

Coronavirus COVID-19 started spreading in the world in late 2019, now the cases have exceeded 100, 000 all over the world, and the world health organization declared this virus as a “public health emergency of international concern”, and due to such fact, many traveler employees were forced to stay in quarantine, isolated for a specific period and to conduct medical tests to make sure that they do not carry coronavirus.

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French Court’s Decision: The End of the Uber Business Model?

Since its establishment, Uber technology Inc. (‘Uber’) argued that it is simply a platform linking self-employed drivers with riders, an argument that allowed Uber to avoid taxes, social charges, compliance with labor laws, and standard labor costs. Such a model as presented by Uber (the “Model”) allowed Uber to quickly become one of the most profitable entities in the world, as low costs met with high returns are the foundation of every successful business.

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A Promising Step for Investments in Lebanon

Offshore companies generate extensive economic fields and develop new markets for the Lebanese business activity. Such companies contribute to preserving the capital within the Lebanese economic sphere, as well as attracting foreign capital to Lebanon.

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Exit Permits Cancelled in Qatar

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, Qatar issued a new law no. 13 of 2018 (the “New Law”) that amends in its first article the article 7 of law no. 21 of 2015 regarding the entry, exit, and residency of expatriates, allowing foreign employees whom are subject to the Qatari Labour Law no. 14 of 2004 (the “Labour Law”) in the State of Qatar to exit Qatar either temporarily or permanently without an exit permit from their sponsor.

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General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR came into force on May 25, 2018 The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) (EU Regulation 2016/679) is a regulation setting out the rules and protection framework for collecting and processing personal data within the European Union territory and which applies, to a broader extent, to all non-EU-companies controlling or processing personal data within or coming from EU data subjects.

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Legal Procedures for Trademark Protection and Penalties in Case of Infringement in Qatar

Trademark protection is obtained by registration which grants its owner the exclusive right to use it to identify and distinguish its goods and services from others.

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