Walid H. Kassir
Dakdouk Bldg, 3rd Floor
Professor, St. Joseph University Law School (since 2001); Legal Advisor, Senior Partner of Kassir & Saghieh (1999–2007); Assistant Professor, Lebanese American University Business School (1994–2001); Lecturer, St. Joseph University Law School (1994–2001); Attorney at Law, Senior Associate at Joreige & Partners (1993–1999); Coordinator of the “Commision of Modernization of Laws for Encouraging Investments in Lebanon” (Ministry of Justice) (1994–95); Visiting Professor, Puerto Rico University (Summer 1993); Law Instructor, Paris (DEUG & Maîtrise) (1988–1992)
Member of the General Commission of Modernization of Laws (Ministry of Justice) (since 1995); Member of the Commission of Modernization of Laws (Beirut Bar Association) (since 2008); Member of the Beirut Bar Association (since 1994); Member of the Editorial Board of “Lebanese Review of Arab & Int. Arbitration” (since 1995), Member of the Lebanese Association for Legal Sciences (1994–2003)
Involved in several international arbitration cases, as a lawyer, arbitrator, arbitration advisor and legal expert (recently appointed by a major American law firm)
Numerous articles, international seminar’s reports and books, particularly on arbitration, mediation, international business law and comparative law, including an Article published in the USA: “The potential of Lebanon as a neutral place of international arbitration”, Amer. Review of Intern. Arb. 2003, Vol. 14, No 4, 545, as well a Ph.D Dissertation in Paris (Univ. Sorbonne/Paris I, July 1992), focusing a great deal on International Arbitration : Etude Critique du Contrat Sans Loi, under the supervision of Professor Paul Lagarde, and a legal book, “Réflexions d’un juriste arabo-méditerranéen face à la mondialisation à l’aube du XXIème siècle, 2000-2010), Kassir Law Center, Beirut, 2009 (related to various international legal matters, including international arbitration), with a version published in English (2010).