Alaa works with regional and international clients, particularly in Europe and the Middle East region. He worked on major projects in Lebanon, Amman, Kuwait, UAE, Kazakhstan, Russia, France and Greece.
An overview of his portfolio includes advising the NASCO Insurance Group under different International jurisdictions. Alaa Zeineddine successfully handled cases for the group in Beirut, Amman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Georgia, Latvia, and Moscow during the years 2016 and 2017. Advising Sharjah Insurance Company on an AED 37 Million case settlement in 2018, he was also engaged in representing contractors with an 8.4 million Euros case dispute resolution on governmental construction projects in Equatorial Guinea in 2016. Alaa also worked with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) and Arabtec in 2015 advising on legal matters regarding the Abu Dhabi Plaza project in Astana, Kazakhstan and worked closely with Honeywell in the UAE on the new CCB & HMI upgrade project for the Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company in 2014. He advised on several projects and legal matters in Kuwait including substation divisions and Clean Fuel Project in 2015 and 2016.
Holding an LL.B of Laws and a B.A. in Administrative & Political Sciences from the Saint-Joseph University, an LL.M in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Filière Francophone de Droit and Paris II Assas as well as a certificate in International Contract Law from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris. He has also completed several courses in Paris, Abu Dhabi and Beirut in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, international contracts, ethics & anti-corruption compliance programs, contract drafting & advanced negotiation and contributes regularly in local and international legal conferences.
He is a member of the Beirut Bar Association (BBA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Association of Lawyers, the Academic & Professional Development Committee and the European Regional Forum.
An author of several published articles, he also contributed as a speaker and lecturer in regional and international conferences, and was hosted as a visiting lecturer at the IE University in Madrid in 2016 and the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut.
He speaks Arabic, English, French, Spanish and Italian Contact