Elias is a supervising associate in the Doha office. He is a member of the Beirut Bar Association and has practiced law in Lebanon since 2005 and in Qatar since 2008. His main practice area is focused on Corporate, Commercial, M&A and Financial Services.
Elias has assisted several leading local, international and multinational institutions with the implementation and expansion of their businesses through the incorporation of different forms of companies in Qatar.
Elias has also worked on major mergers and acquisitions transactions in Qatar and has participated in the structuring of the transactions from inception, the drafting and negotiation of the underlying legal documentation and the due diligence processes.
Prior to joining Simmons & Simmons Elias trained and worked in one of the leading law firms in Lebanon and Qatar.