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Steeve Zouein

Senior Associate

Steeve Zouein

Practice Areas

Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil, Criminal, Commercial & Corporate, Advertising, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Insurance, Banking, Labor & Employment, Taxation.


Steeve joined Eptalex in 2019, handles different ranges of disputes some of which are commercial, civil and criminal law. He is proficient in advising clients, analyzing their case problems, formulates an effective strategy and a Road Map for each case, submits proposals and scope of work, interprets laws, has a good understanding of international conventions and regulations and assesses findings.

His expertise also includes, the fundamental principles of the arbitration process starting from drafting the arbitration agreement, appointment of arbitrators’, commencement of the arbitration hearings, (meetings, timetable, submissions, experts), reaching the powers of the court and its legal impact on the essentials of an enforceable Award.
Steeve has writing and analytical legal skills which have been proven by many well-researched and persuasive briefs, motions and arguments produced.
Long-practice in Courts procedures & techniques, remaining calm in critical situations.

Ability to maintain confidential client information, honesty and integrity in any situation. Thrives towards providing the best customer service methods.
Steeve Coordinates with Eptalex UAE Team and many other correspondent International Law Firms, in order to assist and represent our multinational clients in the MENA:
Drafting contracts, Legal opinions, Disputes and Litigation cases interpreted under diverse applicable Laws, such as UAE Laws and many other Arabic and European Laws.
Understanding court procedures, rules and regulations, and assessing findings.

Steeve is able to process large volumes of information swiftly and has a strong sense of organization and is extremely systematic in his due diligence and outshines the prosecution.
He attended many corporate complex meetings, he is expert in negotiation and has excellent communication skills.

Steeve joined the Beirut Bar Association in 2012 and he is a member of the Legal Aid Committee offering pro bono legal services to the needy and underprivileged people.


2022- LL.M. Support Program with University of London: Arbitration agreement: regulations & infrastructure of international commercial arbitration.
2018- LL.M. Support Program at Beirut Bar Association: International Drafting Contracts
2017- MBA - Master degree in Business Administration - International Business Law- from Sagesse University, Beirut. (Thesis: “PPP in extracting Oil & Gas from Lebanon”)
2017- Aberdeen and Curtin University- Professional Development Training - Oil & Gas Law
2012- Holy Spirit University, Kaslik – Major Law Degree


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