Serge Airut

Serge is a Partner at Airut Law Offices since 2012 and has developed over the past years a wide expertise in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking, Corporate Finance and Project Finance. Over the years and Serge has developed a strong expertise as regards start-ups legal environment in Lebanon, the MENA region and Western Countries.
Over the past years he has advised on many occasions venture capital funds/investors and start-ups which allowed him to develop an expertise as regards the legal dynamics between founders and investors and understand better the regulatory constraints imposed by BDL and the market constraints in Lebanon. In 2014, Serge advised on the acquisition of Netsila SAL (

Prior to joining Airut Law Offices, Serge worked in 2009 as an International Associate at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in London in the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets department and in 2010, he moved to Reed Smith LLP in Paris in their Transportation and International Arbitration Department where he developed his knowledge and expertise in Maritime and Aviation Law as well as international Arbitration under ICC and ICSID regulations.

– Saint Joseph University Faculty of Law and Political Science, Lebanese Bachelor in Law, 2008.
– American University of Beirut (AUB), Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.), 2012.
– Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2013.

Bar Admissions/Qualifications
– Lebanon, 2009.
– NY, 2014.