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Houssam Mourtada


Houssam Mourtada

Practice Areas

Administrative, Arbitration, Insurance & Reinsurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation & Real Estate.


Houssam is a partner at Eptalex, Aziz Torbey Law Firm and the Head of the litigation department in Beirut. He oversees our litigation practice using more than 20 years of experience to deliver the highest degree of advocacy to every client. Houssam has a diverse knowledge base and an extensive experience with commercial law, real estate law, labor law, insurance and reinsurance and white-collar crime.

Houssam’s methodical and practical approach to each matter is reassuring and builds confidence that every conflict will be skillfully managed.

Prior to joining Aziz Torbey Law Firm, Houssam gained experience in public administration and administrative law by working as an editor at the Lebanese Civil Service Council where he participated in an intensive six-month training about general administration.

Aside from that, Houssam regularly contributes to various local and regional publications on abusive dismissals, penalty clauses, white collar crimes and arbitration clause and appears in the local media to discuss current legal topics. Houssam is also a founding member of Justice Without Limits, a human rights organization that advocates for legal rights of foreign detainees and young adults.

He joined the Beirut Bar Association in 1997.


Lebanese University (Lebanon), Master in Business Law, 1998
Lebanese University (Lebanon), Master of Law, 1996


Arabic, French, English.