Bird & Bird today announces that it has appointed Maroun Abinader as a partner in its Real Estate Group in Paris.
Maroun joins from an international law firm where he held the position of Senior Counsel. He has extensive experience of advising on real estate matters, including shares and asset (sale/acquisition) transactions of commercial, industrial and residential property; commercial leases and leasing; development and construction contracts of real estate projects; administrative and environmental law; and real estate and construction litigation.
A member of the Paris Bar, Maroun also holds post graduate degrees in Real Estate Law, Construction Law and Administrative Real Estate Law and Public Business Law together with a Master's degree in Business Law.
Benjamine Fiedler, Managing Partner of Bird & Bird's Paris office said: "We are delighted to welcome Maroun to our team. Together with his colleagues in Paris and with the support of our International Real Estate Group he will focus on strengthening our real estate transactional business portfolio and expanding our service offering to clients."
Maroun said: "I am very excited to be joining Bird & Bird and I am looking forward to this opportunity. Bird & Bird is well known for its strong sector focus and international reach which will enable me to further develop my practice. "