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Sponsored briefing: Lebanon’s dispute resolution system

Sponsored briefing: Lebanon’s dispute resolution system

Obeid Law Firm gives an overview on the Lebanese dispute resolution and banking systems in times of crisis

Section one: overview on the Lebanese dispute resolution system in times of crisis

A. Litigation

Lebanon has a civil law legal system and, thus, follows the inquisitorial model. The legal process is conducted primarily through written submissions.

The courts in Lebanon are divided into two parts – the judicial courts (those dealing with criminal and civil laws), and the courts dealing with administrative matters.