Fields of Practice

Corporate and Business Practice

Sabbagh & Associates Law Office has a practice in the areas of cooperate and business Law, Taxation and all major transactional area such as: equipment leasing, international and domestic business law, franchising, business crime, arbitration and litigation, private and international Law-insurance.

Our corporate practice focuses on advising, assisting and helping clients to establish various types of companies, such as joint liability companies and joint stock companies as well as holding companies. This practice also provides transactional and business legal services to corporations of various sizes, both public and private.

When advising domestic and foreign clients in the negotiation and drafting of the terms of a transaction, our lawyers seek to provide the type of counsel that anticipates potential  disputes and diffuses them before the arise, our office typically is called upon to provide assistance from the early stages

 of a potential transaction until execution of the deal. As a project develops, our office’s lawyers work with the client to develop an overall strategy that best serves the clients from both a business and legal perspective.  

Investment Practice

Sabbagh & Associates Law Office is specialized in investment regulations and provides services, advice and legal consultation, particularly in the field of business affairs and establishment of industrial projects under Syrian laws, especially the new Syrian Law of Investment (Law #10) issued in 1991.

We have helped in the establishment of several industrial projects, undertaken by major international companies in the country under the provisions of the Syrian Law of Investment. Also, we have advised Syrian Investors in Arab and foreign countries during their investment projects in Syria.

Sabbagh & Associates Law Office provides legal services to individuals and develops long-term relationships of mutual trust. Clients may rest assured that affairs of crucial importance to them are being handled under the direction of someone who is aware of their personal circumstances.

Intellectual Property Practice

Our office is also specialized in the registration of trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights, and in rendering a broad spectrum of legal and other services in the field of protection of industrial property.

We have proudly served a considerable number of prestigious clients.  Many of them continually seek the advice of our office on a variety of issues relating to proprietary rights within the ambit of local legislation.

Aside from being well versed in regulatory matters involving registration, renovation and industrial property protection, our office is always awake to new enactment and amendments to existing laws in the area.  We are quick to alert clients to any changes that may affect their interests.  We consider it our bounden duty to keep our clients abreast of developments.

We are committed to maintaining our high level of professional qualification and remaining abreast of the latest developments…

Taxation Practice

Our office has experience in corporate and transactional tax planning and tax litigation, including specialized expertise in domestic and international merger and acquisition transactions, securities offerings, project financing partnership structures, investment funds.  Our tax experience also encompasses non-transactional issues resolving tax disputes.

Services offered

  • Registration and renovation of trademarks, patents and designs.
  • Advise on assignment and licensing applications.
  • Advice on legislation of specific application
  • Protection of industrial property advisory services.
  • Research and investigations.
  • Counsel on litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Technology agreements.
  • Oppositions and proceedings.
  • Litigation support services.

Sabbagh & Associates’ wide experience, quick response and ever developing technology, enables us to provide property services second to none.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice

Sabbagh & Associates Law Office is prepared to provide clients, both in Syria and abroad, with aggressive representation in all traditional dispute resolution forums as well as in other alternative forums such as arbitration.  It is also prepared, and highly qualified to pursue our clients’ rights beyond the trial level to the appellate courts and the Supreme Court if necessary. Besides, not only Sabbagh & Associates Law Office represents domestic and foreign clients in litigation within Syria, but we also represent clients in international arbitration and other dispute resolution proceedings in Europe and the Middle East.

Our office’s civil litigation practice has extensive experience in a wide variety of complex business and commercial matters.  It is geared toward providing sophisticated representation for businesses ranging from large foreign and domestic corporations to smaller business organizations and entrepreneurial clients.

Our office has been engaged to resolve disputes in contract matters, product's liability, antitrust, trademark, patent, intellectual property areas, and corporate management (which include pursuing shareholder derivative actions).

Since Sabbagh & Associates Law Office believes that there are always creative ways to be explored in order to solve clients’ problems in a constructive and cost effective manner, therefore, we are always ready to answer a client’s individual need if it may well lie outside the conventional court system.

Representation also often includes advising clients in situations where litigation may be avoided, as well as, conducting strategic negotiations to settle disputes before litigation actually commences.