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Carine Tohme

Managing Partner

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Carine has joined the Firm in 2003, she is now the managing partner. She handles corporate matters and commercial transactions at a national and international level and has significant experience in estate planning and in advising local and international investors on how to structure their assets.

Carine practices commercial litigation, including bankruptcy, asset protection and asset recovery and tax related litigation. She is a certified mediator and handles mediation cases. She also coordinates and overviews field work and relationships with authorities for the implementation of structures, transactions and projects.

She has obtained her law degree and a masters degree in private law from Saint Joseph University in 2003. She also has an MBA from Paris I Pantheon - Sorbonne, Paris- Dauphine and Saint Joseph Universities, a certificate in International Private Law from the Hague Academy of International Law, as well as a Higher Master’s degree in International Cooperation, Humanitarian and Development Policy from Paris I Pantheon - Sorbonne. 

Carine is a ranked lawyer at Chambers and Partners. 

On a more personal note, Carine is involved in various initiatives and associations including  fight against corruption, asset recovery, community support, preservation of Lebanese heritage, support to micro-businesses and the rule of law.

Her memberships include: the Beirut Bar Association (since 2003),  the International Bar Association, the Lebanese Association for Taxpayers’ Rights (ALDIC), the House of Christmas, Together LiBeirut, Legal Action Worldwide and AmCham. 

Carine is a French, Arabic, English and Spanish speaker.