Youmna Zein Hayek

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Youmna Zein Hayek

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Personal information

Title: 
Lawyer, University Lecturer

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Ashrafieh, 90, Doumani Str., Jamil Saab Bldg., 3rd Floor
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 211111
Personal email address: 
youmnazein@yahoo.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Zein Law Firm
Department: 
Ashrafieh, 73, Charles Malek Avenue, La Cigale Bldg., 9th Floor
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 336060
Fax: 
961 1 219300
Mobile phone: 
961 3 377288
Work email address: 
youmna.zein@zeinlawfirm.com

Education

Doctorate degree (with high distinction), Law, 1997, University of Paris 2 - Assas, France.
Post-Master’s diploma (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies), Law, 1992, University of Paris 2 - Assas, France.
Master’s degree, Private law, 1991, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Saint-Joseph University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Syndicated loans
Banking law
Corporate law
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English

Work history

Acting Member of the Board of Directors, 2010 - present, The Near East Commercial Bank SAL (NECB).

Visiting Professor, 2005, University of Paris 2 - Assas.

Lecturer - Banking Law (Master’s), 2003 - present, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Saint-Joseph University.

Lecturer - Commercial and Financial Operations (Post-Master’s), 2003 - present, "Filière Francophone De Droit" (French section) - Lebanese University.

Lecturer - Banking Law (Master’s), 1999-2007, "Filière Francophone De Droit" (French section) - Lebanese University.

Lawyer (Member of the Beirut Bar Association) and partner, 1996 - present, Zein Law Firm.

Lawyer (Member of the Beirut Bar Association), trainee, 1993-1996, Zein Law Firm.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Scientific Committee of Al-Adl law review (edited by the Beirut Bar Association), 2005 - present.

Member of the Commission for the Modernisation of Laws related to the Ministry of Justice (Lebanon), 2003 - present.

Member of "Association Droit et Commerce" (France), 1999 - present.

Member of the Banking Commission at the International Association of Lawyers (UIA), 1998 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 

Zein Hayek, Y. & Cabrillac, S. (2009). La réception du droit français par le droit libanais des contrats [The reception of French law by the Lebanese contracts law]. In S. Bros & B. Mallet-Bricout (Eds.), Liber amicorum, Christian Larroumet. Paris: Economica.

Zein, Y. & Cabrillac, S. (2007). L’acculturation en droit des affaires libanais : Le cas du droit des contrats [Acculturation in the Lebanese business Law: The case of contract laws]. Canada: Editions Thémis.

Zein, Y. (2005). Le secret bancaire au Liban face à la lutte contre le blanchiment de capitaux [Banking secrecy in Lebanon facing the fight against money laundering]. Revue de Droit Bancaire et Financier, 4, 46 - 52.

Zein, Y. (2004). Le secret bancaire au Liban [Bank secrecy in Lebanon]. Bulletin Mensuel de l’Association des Banques du Liban & Juriste International, Revue de l’UIA , 3, 53.

Zein, Y. (1999, July). Les Pools bancaires [Syndicated Loans]. Bulletin Mensuel de l’Association des Banques du Liban.

Zein, Y. (1998). Les Pools bancaires - Aspects juridiques [The legal aspects of syndicated loans]. Paris: Economica.

Zein, Y. (1997). La nature juridique des pools bancaires [The legal nature of the syndicated loans]. Ph.D. thesis, University of Paris 2 - Assas, France.

Awards and Distinctions

Awards and Distinctions Received for her PhD Thesis on the "Syndicated Loans":
- Selected by the jury of Prix du Cercle Montesquieu - France, 2000;
- Obtained the award of “Association Droit et Commerce” - France for best thesis (the first non-French to receive this award), 1999;
- Selected by the European Society for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF) in the contest of the best studies in the field of banking, 1999.
- High distinction obtained from the University of Paris 2 – Assas (France), in the contest for best thesis of the year, 1998.