Souraya is a partner at Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm and lends her specialised knowledge and experience to several practice groups including M&A, banking, and finance.
She renders strategic advice to major banks on all aspects of their operation, including the raising of capital and the participation in syndicated facilities in accordance with LMA standards.
Her expertise is particularly sought after in cross-border acquisitions and financing transactions.
She holds a JD with a double major in private and public law from the St. Joseph University, Beirut, a master degree (DEA) in Banking & Financial Markets Law from the St. Joseph University in partnership with the University of Paris II-Assas in Paris, and a joint master of laws degree (LLM) from Georgetown and George Washington Universities.
Souraya is recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as a leading practitioner in Lebanon. She is admitted to the Beirut Bar Association, is a member of the International Bar Association, and is fluent in Arabic, French and English.