Dania El Samad
Dania El Samad has been building up her banking and project finance experience at top tier law firms since 2007. She has been promoted to Counsel in the Firm’s Banking Department in January 2017. She mainly specializes in banking and project finance, but has also worked to assist business start-ups and to provide a large number of local and multinational clients with various corporate law advice.
Mrs. El Samad extensive experience is mainly focused around banking and finance transactions including drafting and negotiating finance documents, loan agreements and security documents, such as pledges, mortgages and corporate guarantees.
She also assisted in major project finance and syndicated lending transactions involving among others, leading real estate and financial institutions and companies on behalf of clients both domestically and internationally and is currently involved by acting on behalf of project companies in the recent electricity projects under FiT programs and relating financing.
Dania El Samad obtained her License en Droit (LL.B in Law) in 1996 and her Maîtrise en Droit in 1997 from the Faculty of Law, Lebanese University. Her working languages are Arabic, English and French.
Ms. El Samad finished top of her class when obtaining her Master II in International and European Business Law from IDAI, Paris 1 Sorbonne in 2014 and is currently preparing her PH.D. thesis on project finance in Paris 1.