Derains & Gharavi International

Nada Sader

Partner

Biography

NATIONALITY: Lebanese, American and French
LANGUAGES: French, Arabic and English
ADMISSION: New York, Paris and Beirut
OFFICE: Beirut

Nada Sader is a partner of Derains & Gharavi International based in the Beirut office. She has acted as counsel or arbitrator in numerous ad hoc and institutional commercial arbitrations (including under the arbitration rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, The Paris Chamber of Arbitration and DIAC) and investment arbitrations (more than 6 ICSID cases as counsel as well as annulment proceedings).

Her experience extends to proceedings governed by civil law, common law, investment treaties and general public international law.

Nada’s practice covers a wide range of industries. She has been particularly active in the sectors of engineering and construction, energy (oil & gas), telecommunications, joint-ventures, distribution, international sales/services agreements, hospitality, pharmaceuticals and investments in general. She has also advised companies on public international law matters, including compliance with national, regional and international sanctions.

She also represents clients in enforcement and annulment proceedings before state courts.

Nada is a member of the New York, Paris and Beirut Bars.

EXPERIENCE AS COUNSEL

EXPERIENCE AS ARBITRATOR

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 2015 Partner, Derains & Gharavi International Network (Beirut)
2009-2014 Associate, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)

EDUCATION

2015 Member of the Beirut Bar Association
2009 Member of the Paris Bar Association
2008 Member of the New York State Bar Association, Trainee lawyer at the Beirut Bar Association
2007 Master’s Degree (DESS) in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Panthéon-Assas Paris II University, Paris, France
2006 LL.M. (Master of Laws) in General Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., USA
2005 Law Degree, Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon