Alexander is a Senior
Partner of ElKhoury Law Firm, and he has been involved in the legal
field since 1986. He has been a member of the Beirut Bar Association
Graduated with distinction from Saint Joseph University Law School, he
received his DES in Private Law with Distinction, and is preparing his
Being specialized in Civil, Banking, Commercial Law, as well as
Construction, Urbanism Real Estate Law and Legal terminology he is a
teacher and a Lecturer in these subjects at Saint Joseph University in
Beirut and the Lebanese University since 1988.
Me. Sakr has published numerous academic and professional publications.
1- Acting as general legal counsel for a large Kuwaiti bank and its
affiliates operating in Lebanon and advising on all related legal
matters. His main responsibilities are as follows:
- Secretary of the
board of director and the shareholders general assembly.
- Supervises all legal relationships with the banks regulatory
authorities (Central Bank, Banks Control committee).
- Advises on all matters regarding the employees and the internal
procedure within the Bank.
- Prepares the standard forms of agreements to be adopted (general
terms and conditions loan agreements, deposits agreement).
- Negotiates loan agreements syndicated loans, financing projects
- Conducts due diligence and approves on the legal documentations
for loans and securities.
- Negotiates the Settlement conditions and rescheduling of loans.
2- Acting as a legal
counsel for a Jordanian bank operating in Lebanon.
3- Advised on the merger of two Arab banks operating in Lebanon.
4- Acted on behalf of a Kuwaity Bank for the financing of a Hotel
Construction Project in Beirut; Negotiating and drafting the loan and
5- Acted on behalf of a large Kuwaiti company for the acquisition of two
Lebanese Real Estate companies (ownership in Beirut-Central District)
including due diligence, drafting the Sale and Purchase Agreement,
advised on the loan agreement with banks to finance the deal, including
negotiating the loan and securities terms and conditions. Acting as a
general legal counsel for these two companies.
6- Advising on property development in Lebanon including negotiating and
drafting of purchase agreements, obtaining government authorizations and
decrees to foreign investors to acquire Real Estate properties in
Lebanon, negotiating with Architects and Contractors and drafting
contracts according to FIDIC terms and conditions drafting the agreement
with the project developers, drafting agreements with buyers. Acting as
a general legal counsel for the Kuwaiti company developer of a big Real
Estate Project in Lebanon.
7- Acted on behalf of a large Kuwaiti Company for the acquisition of a
company owner of a Hotel in Lebanon, legal due diligence, and drafted
the Sale and Purchase Agreement and the management agreement. Acting as
a general legal counsel for this company.
8- Advised on the acquisition and sale of commercial companies, due
diligence, sales and Purchase Agreement transfer of assets including
9- Advised on the split of a group of companies among shareholders:
negotiating, drafting, and implementing the shareholder’s agreement.
10- Acting as a general legal counsel and advising the largest
pharmaceutical company in Lebanon: drafting contracts with suppliers,
acquiring new distributorship rights.
11- Acting as a general legal counsel for many trade companies operating
in Lebanon as retailers and wholesalers.
12- Acting as legal counsel for one of the largest car dealers in
13- Acting as legal counsel for many publishing companies in Lebanon.
14- Incorporating branches for foreign companies in Lebanon.
15- Acted as a legal counsel for a shipping agency company operating in
16- Representing companies and banks before courts: handling and
attending hearings in many court cases before Lebanese Courts:
termination of distributorship agreements, disputes among shareholders,
disputes relating to letter of credits, bankruptcy, shipping law, real
17- Handled arbitration disputes according to the ICDR (AAA) rules in
the U.S. Appointed as an arbitrator in Lebanon.
1988 until today:
Lecturer at Saint Joseph University Law
Lecturer at Saint Joseph University
Lecturer at the Lebanese University: (Institut
des Sciences Appliquées / CNAM Paris).
Member of the Committee of the External
Affairs in the Beirut Bar Association.
Member of the Committee of the Professional
Ethics in the Beirut Bar Association.
2008 - 2009:
Member of the Committee of admitting the
trainees to the Beirut Bar Association.
Member of the Committee of the Beirut Bar
Association Law Journal Al Adl.
Lecturer at Saint Joseph University Law
- Participated to many conferences.
- Handled academic legal translation projects.