Samer Eido


Samer has broad experience in international bank financings, covering both conventional and Islamic finance, with a focus on sovereign debt, debt restructuring, acquisition financing, project financing, and secured and unsecured lending. 
He regularly represents lenders and borrowers on high profile and complex transactions in the Middle East. He is fluent in Arabic, English and French.
He excels in representing banking institutions and government entities in bilateral and syndicated finance arrangements and is equally capable in both conventional and Islamic finance.
Chambers Global, UAE, 2022, Banking & Finance
Samer Eido is very affable, very responsive and he delivers.
Chambers Global, UAE, 2020



Member of the Beirut Bar Association, Lebanon, 1999
Avocat à la Cour, Beirut, 2003


Licence (LLB) in Civil Law, Institut Supérieur de la Sagesse pour l'Enseignement du Droit, 1996
DEA (LLM), European Community Law, Centre Européen Universitaire de Nancy, 1997
DESS, Centre Européen Universitaire de Nancy, 1997
DEA (LLM), International Law, Université Nancy II, 1998 


Arabic, English, French
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