Georges Feghali 2018-10-18T17:07:12+00:00

Georges Feghali

Senior Fellow – Lebanon

Georges Feghali is a lawyer and ADR professional practicing at the Georges Feghali Conflict Management & Resolution Office. He further serves as a Regional Mediator at the UN and the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa region and France.

About Georges Feghali

Georges Feghali is a lawyer and ADR professional practicing at the Georges Feghali Conflict Management & Resolution Office. He further serves as a Regional Mediator at the UN and the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa region and France.
He is the President of the Mediation and Conflict Prevention Commission at the International Association of Lawyers, Union International des Avocats UIA. He teaches Mediation at the Beirut Bar Association Institute, a course he established at the Institute in 2012. He also teaches Mediation Law at CPM Saint Joseph University in Lebanon and is a Board member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators CIArb, Lebanon branch.

Mr. Feghali drafted a mediation bill for the Lebanese parliament. He promotes mediation and ADR in Lebanon and other Arab and Gulf countries.

Litigation Practice

As a lawyer, Mr. Feghali has experience in corporate, commercial, civil, banking, real estate, intellectual property, inheritance, labor, insurance and family law.

Mediation Practice

Mr. Feghali is a Regional Mediator at the UN and the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa region and France. He frequently mediates civil disputes related to workplace conflict, and commercial disputes related to insurance, construction, corporate and banking law. He also practices mediation with respect to family law.

ADR Achievements and Training

ADR Achievements

  • Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship (2018)
  • Arbitrator, member of the Charter Institute of Arbitrators (since 2004)
  • Prepared the mediation bill for the Lebanese Parliament (2013)
  • Mediation professor at Lawyers Training Institute in Beirut Bar Association
  • ADR and Mediation Law professor at CPM, Saint Joseph University – USJ, Lebanon

ADR Teaching and Mentoring

  • Teaches his own Mediation Law module at CPM Saint Joseph University in Lebanon
  • Introduced mediation to the Lawyers Training Institute Program at Beirut Bar Association, and currently teaches mediation at the Institute
  • Conducts mediation training at the CPM Saint Joseph University in Lebanon, CIArb Lebanon Branch, BCDR in Bahrain, and at other mediation centers in Arab and Gulf Countries
  • As a certified ADR Trainer, conducts training and workshops at the UN, World Bank Group, and other Organizations in Conflict Competencies Skills, Unconscious Bias, and workplace relationships
  • Introduced a new theory related to the role of the lawyer during the mediation session at the World Forum Mediation Center, organized by the UIA in January of 2012 in Lisbon
  • As president of the Mediation and Conflict Prevention Commission at the UIA, he offered many seminars and workshops in Mediation around the world

Publications and Education

Publications

Mr. Feghali has written many articles regarding the characteristics and benefits of ADR published in The Lebanese Review of Arab and International Arbitration and in the World Journal of Arbitration (Beirut), as well as other local and international institutions.

Educational Qualifications

  • Diploma in Mediation, joint program of Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon, and Institut Catholique de Paris – Universitas Catholica Parisiensis (2008)
  • B.A. in Law, Lebanese University (1983)

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