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Luca Rayes Palacín


Luca Rayes Palacín

Practice Areas

Internationalization, Corporate, Commercial Transactions


Luca works heavily within the Corporate, Commercial Transactions, and Internationalization departments at Eptalex between the Beirut and UAE offices. He has experience working with European banking law – including MIFID, prudential requirements and syndicated lending. He also worked briefly at a Lebanese financial institution before joining Eptalex. At the Firm, he works on a wide range of cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, including private mergers & acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, shareholder protocols, franchising and licensing, corporate governance and corporate advisory work. He works closely with clients with European and US exposure, and delivers bespoke advice for the development of commercial expansion strategies. Furthermore, Luca works closely with the compliance, management and business development divisions at the Firm between our Italy, Lebanon and UAE offices – ensuring the implementation of Eptalex’ corporate strategy and global objectives throughout.


Lancaster University, LLB International Law (Hons)


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