Ghassan Moghabghab

Managing Partner
Admitted to the Beirut Bar Association in 1975

At the Firm since 1978.
Ghassan was previously the Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Finance in Lebanon from 1983 to 1988, he was as well the personal legal advisor to President Camille Chamoun. He also headed the Legal Department of the National Lebanese Party (130 Lawyers) from 1988 to 2000. His main areas of practice are Arbitration & Litigation, Corporate and M&A, Energy as well as Private International Law.

DEA, Public Law, Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
LLB, Private Law, Universite Saint Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon
La Sagesse High School, Lebanon

Firm Description

Moghabghab & Associates is a global firm that was established in 1945.

Initially Chamoun & Moghabghab, the firm started when President Camille Chamoun and MP Naim Moghabghab formed a partnership in 1945. Ghassan N Moghabghab then re-established the
firm under its current name in 1978.

Headquartered today in Beirut Central District, Lebanon, we serve our clients globally wherever they are,
either directly or through our international partners. Our aim is to help companies and individuals solve
their most complex legal issues. We offer outstanding legal services and deliver results to our clients.

Moghabghab & Associates serves individuals, companies, governments and financial institutions. We are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are.

  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Regulatory & Government Affairs
  • Private Clients
  • Real Estate & Tax

Simon Stell

Simon Stell is the Managing Partner and responsible for leading the firm’s development, managing day to day operations and implementing the firm’s strategy

“Our aim is to deliver affordable accessible legal services focusing on the customer’s actual needs whether that customer be a large business, a professional practice, a family or an individual. We exist to make our customer’s lives easier so they can get on with what is really important to them. We make the complex simple. We cut out the jargon. We call it legal efficiency”

Simon is also responsible for operating and managing the firm’s online legal resource and the firm’s residential conveyancing law firm LCF Residential
Simon received the award of Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016

Tarek Farran

Florence Black

Medical Device Marketing Executive with expertise in international markets Arena for more than 25 years.

•Born in France and now living in the U.S., she truly has global presence, knowledge and insight.

•Global Vice President and Global Director of Strategic Marketing, for Corporations big and small , Public and Private ( including Private Equity Backed) such as Draeger Medical, Itamar Medical, Beaver Visitec International

•Marketing Expert/Consultant for corporations such as HP Medical, Tyco Electronics and TRW.

•Double Master Degree in both Marketing and Finance.


A small, hard-working M&A and Business Advisory consulting firm that is focused on the Medical Industry. While we are based in MA, we hit the ground running with our direct approach to finding success for our U.S. and International clients.

With over 30 years of combined Global experience in the Medical Device, BioTech and OEM MedTech Industries, we understand that if you are under $50 million there are not a lot of dedicated resources to help you succeed. This is where we come in.

We have worked for small, medium and large companies in the US and internationally. We understand that small and medium size companies need a special and unique focus to gain a competitive advantage in the market place.

Our passion is to help you WIN! We have a successful track record. Talk to us and let’s see how we can help make your roadmap to success a great one!

Our Services

If you’re involved in the Medical Industry, we will help you achieve your goals in the following areas:

1. M&A – Sell Side Advisory – help you position yourself for a successful exit and maximum value;

2. M&A – Buy Side Advisory – we act as your “outsourced B,D&L team” to help you grow thru finding and obtaining targeted, strategic acquisition candidates;

3. Commercialization Projects – we help companies obtain local, regional and international distribution partners and global alliances for the purposes of organic growth.

4. Value Improvement Partner – we will be your partner to improve the your business to ensure it continues to maximize it’s market value for today and tomorrow.

It’s not easy to navigate in today’s landscape of changing market dynamics. We know that. So it takes a unique approach to be successful.

How are you approaching the challenge? Are you facing roadblocks or not getting the results you were looking for?

We are a different type of consulting service company. We look at your business and create solutions targeted to your needs.

We focus on your most critical issues and opportunities. We bring deep, functional expertise, while being known for our positive and creative approach to work.

We love what we do as we partner with our clients to bring them success. The best thing about our services is that YOU decide what YOU want to engage us for.

We will analyze what you are doing currently and give you feedback. We will build a plan for you and give you a checklist to help you achieve your own success or help you implement. And if you want to do it alone that’s ok too. Whatever you need – it’s all possible. We welcome your introductory phone call or email anytime.

Arnaud Zabaldano

Arnaud ZABALDANO is the founder of ZABALDANO Law Office. He works as Avocat Défenseur in Monaco.

Education & Appointments:

  • July 2000 : Masters degree in Law
  • September 2001 : Diploma in Higher Applied studies in Business and Economic Law
  • 22nd October 2001 : Admitted at the Monaco bar
  • 22nd October 2009 : Appointed as an Avocat Défenseur (Defence Lawyer)


  • October 2001 up to September 2006 : Partner of Cabinet PASQUIER-CIULLA & ZABALDANO
  • September 2006 up to July 2011 : Founder and partner of GZ AVOCATS
  • 2007 and 2008 : Co-creator, organizer and lecturer at the Francis Lefebvre Monegasque Labour law courses
  • 2009 : Lecturer at the University of Brazzaville (Congo) on Law and Monegasque legal practice
  • 2010 : Lecturer on the new anti-money laundering Law in Monaco for the Monegasque Compliance Officers’ Association
  • Since July 2011 : Founder and partner of Etude ZABALDANO


  • Correspondent and lawyer of PRICE WATER HOUSE COOPER
  • Best friend of ALLEN OVERY
  • Business Partner of MAITLAND GROUP
  • Member of G.L.I.U (Global Law Intelligence Unit)
  • Member of I.A.L (International Association of Lawyers)
  • Member of Global Law Experts
  • Member of L.N.A (Legal Netlink Alliance)

Client Base:

  • Various banking and finance institutions in Monaco
  • Various realty construction companies in Monaco
  • Various Monegasque institutions
  • Extensive experience in complex and international cases

Business Law Practice:

Zabaldano Law Office works with its clients in all areas of business law advice by providing assistance and representing them in both transactional and litigation matters.

Main areas of expertise:

  • Consultations in various areas of commercial law;
  • Negotiating and drafting of commercial contracts;
  • Intellectual and industrial property;
  • Commercial Leases;
  • Insolvency;
  • Assistance and representation in any proceedings relating to commercial law.

Zabaldano Law Office:

Zabaldano Law Office is a law firm established in the Principality of Monaco dealing with the most complex matters often with an international dimension.

It represents corporate and private individual clients who require dedication, professionalism and commitment.

The Law office consists of a multi-disciplinary team who have extensive experience in practice areas such as banking and finance, commercial and business law, international law, real estate and construction as well as employment law and criminal law.

Arnaud Zabaldano, its founder, is a Barrister at the Monaco Bar where he has practiced since 2001.
With a postgraduate degree in Economic and Business Law, he has naturally focused the law office practice on business law, in litigation, arbitration and advice.

Committed to the values ​​of the legal profession, Mr Zabaldano strives to best meet clients’ needs, combining legal excellence, availability and innovation.

Nathalie Lozano Blanco

Nathalie Lozano-Blanco is the Founding Partner of Lozano Blanco & Asociados; a firm serving high impact cases on topics such as business law and consumer protection, which was formed in 2009.

Nathalie is a Law graduate from the University of El Rosario in Bogotá; she is an LL.M. graduate in International Economic Law from the Paris 1-Panthéon Sorbonne University, and has a Ph.D.c in Banking Law from the same University.

In the past, Nathalie worked in the most important Law Firms in Colombia, and held important positions in public and private organisations in the country.

About Lozano Blanco & Asociados:

The firm was created in 2009 with the objective of providing innovative legal services. Their experience is centred on regulation design and analysis, legal services for companies, and class action litigation.

LBA has been working on the PIP breast implant legal claim against TUV for more than two years. This experience has allowed the firm to represent thousands of women from all over the world and obtain multiple awards and international recognition. The firm won the first claim in favour of our clients on the 14th of November 2013.


LBA’s practice is oriented on turning their work into valuable solutions for their clients. The Firm has a team of lawyers, engineers and advisors that allows them to give clients the best service through multiple virtual communication channels.

The firm cares deeply to adjust all of their products and services to their clients, especially in class action litigation. LBA’s goal is that clients have the best possible customer experience.


Lozano Blanco & Asociados have the necessary experience to offer legal services with a semi-massive approach in which clients receive quality service at a reasonable cost. The firm are innovators in their approach.

Miguel Mardoñez

We are a group of independent professionals that we find in the right and practices it artificial a mechanism of service to the society. We believe in the VOCATION of our work, through services of QUALITY, EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY that allows us to begin a relationship of LOYALTY AND TRUST with our clients to who we owe us.

Mariola Arenas

We help businesses handle complex and innovative transactions. We work with IBEX 35 companies and important local and multinational clients with high-profile operations in Spain and the rest of the world, providing them with national and cross-border legal advice.

We design, coordinate and manage bespoke teams best suited to each transaction and each client, drawing on the extensive expertise of our global network and our on-the-ground experience.

Firm Overview:

Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading professional services businesses, bringing together the best people across our 27 offices, to meet all your legal services needs globally. We can help you realise opportunities while managing risk.

Understanding your requirements, objectives and operating environment is important to us – we listen and take time to do this. You have ready access to our deep global sectoral expertise, as well as our local market understanding, to help you achieve your commercial objectives.

Operating as one global team, we use innovative systems and processes to ensure your work is delivered intelligently, efficiently and reliably. We care about the markets and communities we work within and constantly strive to make them better.

What does it all add up to? When you work with Herbert Smith Freehills, you are partnering with a world-class and diverse team of client focused professionals who can ensure you achieve your best results.

At Herbert Smith Freehills, we aim to be the leading global law firm for the attraction, promotion and retention of women as part of our commitment to inclusion across the spectrum of diversity.

Zineb Idrissia Hamzi

Founded in 1999, HAMZI LAW FIRM is one of the Leading Independent Moroccan Law Firms in Business Law. 

For twenty years, our teams of lawyers and jurists have acquired a proven experience in accompanying investors, both national and international, and usually provide legal assistance,as part of external growth and international development operations.

As Moroccan correspondent to many international law firms, and recognized for its expertise through extensive professional networks, the Firm has become, thanks to its multidisciplinary expertise, a reference and a natural one-stop-shop for companies that appreciate the ability of its teams to respond to all legal issues related to business life, both in counseling and litigation, and their command of several foreign languages (English, Spanish), in addition to French and Arabic.

Thanks to the privileged ties developed with international networks of business law firms present all over the world, the Firm offers legal expertise and an adapted support for all transnational matters.

In order to meet the new needs of our clients, generated by a constantly changing economic, national and international situation, our practice is constantly renewed and enriched, thanks  to the partners, counsels and collaborators who joined us, and who allowed HLF to develop a certain experience, in Real Estate Law and Construction Law, Project Development, and International Mobility.

HAMZI LAW FIRM has also strengthened its Corporate Restructuring practice, in a overall approach, taking into account the diversity and complexity of the legal, social and financial issues our clients are facing.

A long practice of ADR and litigation allows our lawyers, all admitted at the Casablanca Bar to control perfectly, and directly, the preparation and the management of pre-litigation and litigation files, in cutting-edge and innovative areas of expertise, such as IT, IP , and Renewable Energy.

Devoted as “Leading Business Law Firm, in Morocco”, by many prestigious referencing organizations, such as “Chambers Global Guide”, HAMZI LAW FIRM won the Golden Trophy and was awarded the “Best Law Firm in Morocco” during the 2017 Law Trophies, handed out in Paris, by Leaders League.


Robert Lewandowski

Admitted in 2000. He studied mathematics and German philology at the University of Warsaw (Poland) and law at the University of Mainz (Germany).
In 2004 he was registered in the list of foreign lawyers at the district bar association Okręgowa Izba Radcóv Pravnych in Warsaw, Poland.
Registered in the year 2009 on the list of attorneys kept by the district bar association (Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych) of Warsaw, Poland.
Working Languages: Polish, German and English
Derra, Meyer & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbB:

40 lawyers, 11 offices in Germany and Europe along with substantiated  knowledge and wide competence in all fields of legal expertise are significant features of Derra, Meyer & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbB. The first office was founded by  Hans Jörg Derra followed by many others. To date we have seven offices in Germany, two offices in Italy and two offices in Poland and we are therefore able to comprehensively  advise our clients independent of the place of destination.

Our clients are entrepreneurs from all sizes of companies, and individuals who over  many years place trust in our legal advice provided in the domestic market and abroad. We place  a great emphasize familiar with all current court precedents and legal provisions in order to elaborate the best solutions for our clients. We participate in International legal transactions with our allied law partners, in particular  in Turkey, Lithuania  and Russia. Moreover, Derra, Meyer & Partners are shareholders and member of DIRO-EWIV, one of the largest legal firm networks and legal firm organization in Europe. Due to this we are able to guarantee handling of disputes  without any deley.

It is very important to us, to raise the awareness of entrepreneurs and individuals to legal issues. Therefore we provide at regular intervals public speeches on legal subjects. Moreover some lawyers from Derra, Meyer & Partners work as lecturers  and publishers.