Tarek regularly advises corporations and financial institutions on an array of transactions and regulatory matters including M&A, joint ventures, restructurings, IPOs and private equity transactions. He often leads the legal due diligence and restructuring aspects of complex transactions and regularly advises clients on a variety of commercial agreements including franchise, licensing, leasing and distribution agreements.

Prior to joining Hourani & Partners Tarek worked with a prominent Lebanese law firm as well as a top-tier international firm in Doha, Qatar.

  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring

Tarek’s experience includes assisting the team in advising:

  • A leading Abu Dhabi-based fuel distributor in connection with its proposed acquisition, via an asset purchase of several fuel retail stations located in Saudi Arabia
  • A European tobacco company in connection with the acquisition of its distributor in Saudi Arabia
  • A Saudi-based retail conglomerate in connection with its takeover of a department store located at Kingdom Mall which involved negotiating the lease agreement and preparing sub-leases, supply and other agreements
  • An international luxury brand in connection with the formation of its Saudi subsidiary, as well as the subsequent acquisition of the three branches which were previously owned by a Saudi franchisee
  • A Saudi investment bank in connection with the acquisition of a 20% equity interest in a leading animal feeds manufacturing company in Saudi Arabia


  • Masters in International Management and Finance, INSEAD School of Management, France
  • Masters in International Business Law, Universite Pantheon Assas – Paris II, France
  • LLB, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon


  • Beirut Bar Association, Lebanon
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French