A TRUSTED SOURCE FOR LEBANESE EXPATS

Expatriated Lebanese often face aggravation when dealing with inheritance issues and liquidating of land or family assets. Major differences in real estate transactions between Lebanon and other countries make these matters even more complicated and difficult to grasp and resolve from a distance.

Ms. Choueifati is uniquely positioned to handle these transactions as a liaison with competent local attorneys in Lebanon, making sure that your interests are always served and that matters are handled properly and in a timely fashion.

خبرة فريدة في الأنظمة

بعد أن تخصصت ومارست المحاماة في الولايات المتحدة لأكثر من عشر سنوات، عادت السيدة جويل شويفاتي لتستقر في بيروت كمستشارة قانونية مستقلة ذات خبرة واسعة ومميّزة في نطاق القوانين اللبنانية والأمريكية

بسبب خبرتها الطولة، عيّيت السيدة شويفاتي كمستشارة قانونية لوزارة الإتصالات حيث كان لها دور فعّال في تجديد عقود شركات الهاتف الخليوي في لبنان. كما وأن لها خبرة في قوانين النفط والغاز

UNPARALLELED LEGAL EXPERTISE

After a decade practicing in the US at the highest levels, Ms. Choueifati is now established in Beirut as an independent legal consultant with a unique skill profile based on the breadth and depth of corporate experience that she possesses in both spheres (US/Lebanon) and in both legal systems (Civil Law/Common Law).

Her ability to flawlessly draft contracts in English, French, and Arabic ideally suits her to facilitate transactions at the highest levels, either on behalf of the State or international investors.

EXPERTISE LEGALE UNIQUE

Après avoir pratiqué aux Etats-Unis pour plus d'une décennie, Mme Choueifati est établie de nouveau à Beyrouth en tant que consultante juridique indépendante, ayant des compétences uniques vu son expérience professionelle en matière de systèmes juridiques libanais et américains (droit civil/common law).

Sa capacité à travailler sur des contrats et autres documents en anglais, français et arabe est idéale pour faciliter une multitude de transactions au plus haut niveau.

خبرة فريدة في الأنظمة

بعد أن تخصصت ومارست المحاماة في الولايات المتحدة لأكثر من عشر سنوات، عادت السيدة جويل شويفاتي لتستقر في بيروت كمستشارة قانونية مستقلة ذات خبرة واسعة ومميّزة في نطاق القوانين اللبنانية والأمريكية 

بسبب خبرتها الطولة، عيّيت السيدة شويفاتي كمستشارة قانونية لوزارة الإتصالات حيث كان لها دور فعّال في تجديد عقود شركات الهاتف الخليوي في لبنان. كما وأن لها خبرة في قوانين النفط والغاز

About Joëlle Choueifati

Joëlle Choueifati is an accomplished Lebanese American attorney with more than 15 years experience practicing corporate law on 3 continents.

Having earned her Lebanese Law degree from St. Joseph's University in 1995, she joined the prestigious Beirut firm of Roger Assi, where she played a prominent role guiding top multi-nationals such as McDonald’s, Nestlé, and Danone as they invested in the Lebanese market.

Upon immigrating to the United States, Ms. Choueifati matriculated to Stetson University College of Law in Tampa, Florida, where she earned her LL.M. and J.D. degrees magna cum laude and cum laude, respectively. After completing her studies in 2004, she spent five years in-house at IT giant Tech Data (one of the world's largest companies with annual sales exceeding $24 Billion), developing an Ethics and Compliance program across the Americas and Europe, as well as supporting the Human Resources Department in labor law matters.

A fully tri-lingual dual citizen, Ms. Choueifati currently resides in Beirut with her husband, international political consultant George Ajjan, and their son Michael.  She is uniquely positioned to advise foreign investors as well as to counsel expatriated Lebanese seeking to resolve complex real estate or inheritance matters from a distance.