ABOUT SRDB

SRDB is a group of recognized lawyers and experts with extensive experience in advising large international companies, bringing together lawyers, financial advisers, tax specialists, analysts and other experts in different fields and with complementary skills.

Faced with interdisciplinary issues, the close collaboration between the various members and their cross-expertise allows SRDB to develop and offer innovative solutions for the benefit of its private and public sector clients.

SRDB has become a recognized player among international law firms.

PRACTICE AREAS

THE PROFESSIONALS OF SRDB COMBINE THEIR LEGAL KNOW-HOW
WITH A FINE UNDERSTANDING OF COMPLEX SECTORS AND ISSUES.

CORPORATE LAW & COMMERCIAL LAW

  • Negotiation & Drafting of ContractsJoint-Venture Agreements
    Infrastructure Projects
    Concessions & BOT
    Public – Private Partnerships
    PPA & Renewable Energy Agreements

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

  • Corporate Buyout
    Financing M&A transactions
    Investment & Divestment
    Due Diligence

LITIGATION & ARBITRATION

  • Civil & Commercial Litigation
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Execution of Judgments & Arbitration Awards
    Investment Disputes – ICSID Arbitration

MARITIME & TRANSPORT

  • Cargo and Hull & Machinery Claims
    P&I and Insurance Claims
    Disputes under Charter-Parties
    Ships & Aircrafts Arrest
    Financing, Sale & Purchase of Ships & Aircrafts
    Pollution

REAL ESTATE

  • Construction & Real Estate Transactions
    Real Estate Tax & Environment
    Real Estate Financing and Securitisation
    Real Estate Funds

RESTRUCTURING & INSOLVENCY

  • Foreclosures & Bankruptcy
    Insolvency Litigations
    Distressed M&A
    Cross-border Restructuring
    and Early Stage Restructuring

CRIMINAL BUSINESS LAW

  • Corporate criminal law :  misuses of compagny funds, corruption, bribery, embezzlement, breaches of probity, forgery, bankruptcy, fraud
  • Financial criminal law : tax fraud, money laundering, stock market offenses
  • Labour criminal law : workplace accidents, hidden work
  • Criminal consumer law : deception, false advertising
  • Criminal environmental law and urban planning
  • Cybercrime

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW

  • Extradition
  • Freezing of assets

COMPLIANCE

  • Corporate Governance & Compliance Issues
    Antitrust & Competition issues
    Anti-Bribery & Anti-Money Laundering
    International Sanctions
    Audit & Self-Assessment
    Data Privacy

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • Management of trademark portfolios
  • Protection of copyright and related rights
  • Patents
  • Designs and models and others intellectual property rights
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts relating to the exploitation of works
  • Assignment or license agreements for intellectual property rights
  • Administrative procedures before French and / or foreign offices
  • Advice and strategy in filings and/or pre-litigation
  • Action / defense in infringement, unfair competition and parasitism
  • Social security scheme for artist and authors

INTERNATIONAL

SRDB provides legal support to companies worldwide, facilitating the realization of their projects and cross borders transactions with a specific expertise in the fields of maritime transport or oil gas.

Highly responsive, our lawyers teams are able to act quickly in FRANCE, LEBANON, ALGERIA, ANGOLA, CAMEROON, CHINA, COMOROS, GABON, GHANA, IRAN, ITALIA, IVORY COAST, OMAN, QATAR, SAUDI ARABIA, SYRIA, TUNISIA, UKRAINE and UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

They can equally handle your disputes and litigations.

SRDB has offices and specialized teams in Paris, Marseille, Beirut, and also in Algiers, Shanghai, Doha, Salalah, Abidjan, Luanda, Moroni, Yaounde, Kiev, Damas, Casablanca, Accra, Tunis, Istanbul, Riyad, Beijing, Muscat, Jeddah, Douala, Milan & Libreville.

OUR PEOPLE

SRDB has developed “SRDB ALLIANCE” a multidisciplinary network bringing together lawyers, financial advisors, tax specialists, analysts and other experts in different fields and with complementary skills.

Faced with interdisciplinary issues, the close collaboration between the different members of the network and their cross-expertise allows SRDB to develop and offer innovative solutions to the benefit of its clients.

Our members are fluent in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese, Persian and Turkish.

GEORGES SIOUFI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Paris & Beirut Bar

ZIAD BEYLOUNI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Marseille Bar

CHRISTIAN BELLAIS
ATTORNEY AT LAW
MEMBER OF THE BAR COUNCIL
Marseille Bar

VINCENT LUNEL
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Paris Bar

Iuliia-Profile

IULIIA BOURDIN-KRUK
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Paris & Ukraine Bar

GEORGES RICHELME
EXPERT
Gouvernance & restructuring

MARIE-DOMINIQUE LUCCIONI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Paris Bar

DAVID DECHARRON
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Marseille Bar

GUILLAUME DE RUBERCY
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Paris Bar

BADDREDINE AMOURI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Marseille Bar

SÉVERINE ELIE
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Marseille Bar

CHAHRAZED KIES
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Marseille Bar

BANU BOZKURT
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Turkey

HENRI NAJM
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beirut Bar

PHILIPPE AZIZ
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beirut Bar

AZAD MZE
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Comoros Bar

DIANE ARMALET
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beirut Bar

CARLOS ALBERTO DE FREITAS
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Angolan Bar

YOSR HAFHOUF
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Tunis Bar

MICHEL MOUSSALLEM
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beirut Bar

ALAIN ANTOINE ADWAN
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beirut Bar

DIANE KOUMBA MANFOUMBI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Gabon Bar

CHRISTIAN DUDIEU DJOMGA
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Cameroon Bar

MADDALENA BOFFOLI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Milano Bar

CAIHONG LIN
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beijing Bar

EVELYN WAN
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beijing Bar

AOUATEF DUVAL ZOUARI
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Marseille Bar

DR. ALI KHAMIS AL ALAWI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Oman Bar

OSAMA KARAWANI
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Damascus Bar

RAHELEH HASSANZADEH
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Isfahan Bar

DR. ABDULRAHMAN YAHIA BAAMIR
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Saudi Bar

KAMBIZ ZARE
EXPERT
Economics & International

CHAFIC NEHME
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Beirut Bar

ELIE ZEENNY
ADVISOR
Insurance & Business Developement

ALEXIS MICHEL
EXPERT
Shipping et Logistics

BERRY HOLDING-PARSONS
ENGLISH SOLICITOR

ALAIN BROUSSE
ANALYST

MALACHI O’ROURKE
EXPERT M&A

PHILIPPE SIMONOT
LAWYER
Renewable Energies et Real Estate

THIERRY VERGNAUD
CONSULTANT
Renewable Energies

TESTIMONIALS

“…I was very impressed with Me. Sioufi and Me. Beylouni’s legal talents.
They are surrounded by very competent individuals at SRDB Law Firm and I am sure that they can handle any complex issue
that a client might have and provide a successful outcom.

Philippe BLANCHET, WIKO Group Legal Director

“…I was very impressed by SRDB’s commitment,
its attorney’s competence, knowledge of the business world

and their full support throughout the project…”

Vincent PAPAIT, Director of International Development at EIFFAGE Group

“…I really appreciate the thoroughness, professional and human qualities of Me. Sioufi and Me. Beylouni.
They will be able to provide the necessary legal assistance to their clients in all types of legal issues,
especially commercial and contract law.”

Philippe ANDRAU, General Counsel of the SUEZ Group

“We were impressed by their quality of service.
SRDB’s attorneys are sharp, experienced and professional.
They exceeded our expectations and we highly recommend them.”

Nicolas Mourad, Group In-House Legal Consultant ARABIAN CONSTRUCTION CO.

“We regularly use SRDB Law Firm’s legal services and are fully satisfied.
The expertise offered, particularly in the areas of international sanctions and business law
is of very high quality and we know we can count on SRDB.”

Julien RAYNAUT, Director Legal Affairs – General Counsel BUREAU VERITAS MARINE & OFFSHORE

“We work regularly with SRDB Law Firm and more specifically with Georges Sioufi.
I was particularly pleased with the sharp, prompt and effective legal advice and assistance we received.
SRDB’s deep knowledge of French and International Law is a great asset to us.”

Armand PINARBASI, Partner – Regional Director Provence Méditerranée GRANT THORNTON

“Me. Georges Siouf’i’s broad knowledge and access to the French and Middle Eastern markets
was an advantage and great benefit to our group.
We truly value Mr Sioufi’s integrity, knowledge and availability.”

Wadood I. GHARBAWI, CEO GULF ENERGY

OUR VALUES

In our daily work, we are committed to guaranteeing our customers the highest level of professional standards.

Our objective ? Working in the interest of our clients by positioning ourselves not as a simple external adviser, but as a true partner where trust is the key word in our business relationships.

To achieve this goal, it is essential that we can share the same values ​​with our customers when carrying out our mission.

SOLUTION-ORIENTED

We supply concrete answers to concrete questions or situations. We analyse details and provide practical solutions that are comprehensible for the clients and that will generate the greatest benefit to them.

360° SUPPORT

The close collaboration between tax advisors, auditors and lawyers allows us to elaborate solutions that take into account all aspects of every single case. In particular, when facing interdisciplinary issues, we are able to blend the know-how of each specialist into one unique solution.

CLIENT FOCUSED

We work with great passion and commitment to meet our clients’ needs. We consider the clients’ problems our own and we resolve them in an efficient way and in the best interests of the client. Our independence from any external influence or conflict of interest is a cornerstone of our business.

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CONTACTS

PARIS

SRDB Avocats & Associés Paris
43, Rue de Rennes
75006 Paris – France

Tel : +33 1 53 83 85 30
Fax : +33 1 53 83 85 38

Email : contact@srdb-lawfirm.com

MARSEILLE

SRDB Avocats & Associés Marseille
57, Cours Pierre Puget
13006 Marseille – France

Tel : +33 4 84 25 63 58
Fax : +33 4 84 25 63 81

Email : contact@srdb-lawfirm.com

BEIRUT

Marcel Sioufi Law Firm
26, 28 Badaro Street
Box : 116-2064 – Beirut – Lebanon

Tel : + 961 1 38 33 11
Fax : + 961 1 39 94 62

Email: contact@sioufilawfirm.com
Website: www.sioufilawfirm.com