Top Lebanese lawyers in 2021? Our lawyers have rights of audience before Lebanese courts as well as French courts and our litigation team works in close connection with our other departments in order to ensure the highest degree of coordination and specialised representation across all our practice areas and sectors. The firm is recognized as one of the leading litigation firms in the region and was awarded the Litigation Team of the Year Award at the 2021 edition of the Middle East Legal Awards. We are able to efficiently resolve disputes in ad hoc and institutional arbitral proceedings and we handle investment arbitration disputes as well as domestic and international commercial arbitration disputes in a wide range of areas.
We are proud to announce that Hage-Chahine Law Firm was honored two times at the 2021 edition of the Middle East Legal Awards. The Firm won in the following two categories: Arbitration Team of the Year, Litigation Team of the Year. The firm was also shortlisted for Regional Law Firm of the Year, Construction Team of the Year and CSR initiative of the Year. These awards solidify our position as one of the leading Dispute Resolution Firms in the Middle East. The Middle East Legal Awards are the premier legal awards in the Region. They recognize lawyers and in-house legal counsel who operate in the Middle East for their outstanding achievement within the profession. The awards ceremony took place on June 10th, 2021 at the Ritz-Carlton JBR, Dubai with lawyers and in-house counsel from top firms across the Middle East in attendance. We take this opportunity to thank all our clients for placing their trust in us and we congratulate all the winners of the 2021 Middle East Legal Awards.
We aim to create an environment which focuses on the talent and the potential of each and every one of our people and have taken measures to eliminate discrimination from our recruitment process. We also encourage diversity in legal education. Our lawyers have attended school in Lebanon, France and the United States, and they are fluent in Arabic, French and English. We are committed to ensuring a sustainable and healthy working environment. We have taken steps that make the most efficient use of the resources that are used on a daily basis. We have recently started moving towards being a paperless law firm and have implemented measures to reduce waste. Our firm has invested in equipment that reduces energy consumption and we aim to improve recycling each year in order to limit paper consumption. See additional details at Lebanese Law Firm.
With over 40 years of experience, our firm has the knowledge and resources to deliver indisputable results in a complex regional legal landscape. Beyond simply reciting legal rules to our clients, we leverage our academic knowledge of the law and extensive experience to provide in-depth legal analysis that ensures informed and strategic decision-making. Proactive lawyers who are not afraid to try a case: Our lawyers use a proactive approach that allows them to anticipate potential legal problems. They provide aggressive representation by making every attempt to resolve a case and are ready to fight for you when all other reasonable means have been exhausted.
Impactful results can only be achieved by combining knowledge and experience. As such, we have put together a unique team of lawyers that includes some of the most experienced practitioners and brightest legal minds in the Middle East. With over 40 years of experience, all of our attorneys are renowned specialists in their respective fields and have proven their ability to deliver indisputable results in a complex regional legal landscape. We pride ourselves on our academic approach that enables us to successfully tackle complicated legal matters that involve multiple jurisdictions and provide innovative solutions in the absence of legal precedent. Read more information at https://www.hagechahine.com/.