Founding Managing Partner
Ziyad is a graduate from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut. He also holds a master degree and a diploma in conflict resolutions and pursued doctoral studies in Paris X Nanterre. He was admitted to the Beirut Bar in 1993. He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Université Saint Joseph. Ziyad specializes in litigation before the Lebanese courts and in international arbitration. He is particularly experienced in government relations and administrative contracts. He has been involved in various consultancy short term and long term missions with UN agencies, the World Bank, ministries and MPs. He participated actively in elaborating laws and in legislative reforms and headed the governmental commission on decentralization.He served as minister of Interior and Municipalities in two consecutive cabinets between 2008 and 2011.