Claire Bechara


Claire Bechara is an associate based in our Doha office. She deals primarily in general corporate law and international transactions. She has a broad range of experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures contracts, and other international commercial transactions.

Claire's practice also covers real estate investments, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions. She has assisted in various finance and commercial matters representing US, European, and Middle East clients.

Claire has extensive experience in the Middle East and is fluent in Arabic, English, & French.

Selected Activities

  • Beirut Bar Association,¬†Lebanon


  • DALLOZ Law Dictionary (Arabic-French-English) (2009)
  • Trade Pledging Under Lebanese Laws (2006)
  • Dispute Settlement Process under the World Trade Organization (2004)


  • Cleveland State University, 2006, LL.M., International Business Law
  • University of Notre Dame, Lebanon, 2004, M.A., International Law, with honors
  • Universite Saint Esprit Kasilk, Lebanon, 2002, LL.B., with honors

Bar Admissions

  • Beirut


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French