Jennifer Keyrouz is a senior international arbitration and litigation lawyer at SAAS. Her practice focuses on complex commercial, investment, and construction disputes.
Jennifer has extensive experience in assisting Lebanese and international companies as well as States and governments in various jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and the GCC with a particular emphasis on commercial and construction related disputes.
She represents and advises clients in ICC, ICSID, DIAC, DIFC, BCCI and UNCITRAL ad hoc arbitral proceedings and regularly acts as Administrative Secretary to arbitral tribunals.
Jennifer also carries out pro bono work in Lebanon.
Prior to joining SAAS in 2013, Jennifer gained international experience in Paris. She was an associate in the international arbitration practice group of Orrick Rambaud Martel LLP. Between 2009 and 2010, she completed several internships in the international arbitration practice groups of Dechert LLP and Freshfields Bruchkaus Deringer LLP. She also trained with a prominent law firm in Lebanon.
She co-drafted an article about ‘Disqualifying Counsel for Conflict of Interest in International Arbitration: Tribunals’ Powers and Limits’ published in the Brazilian Arbitration Journal, Issue 46.
She assisted in drafting an overview about arbitration case law in Arab countries published in Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage, vol. 4, 2010, pages 1207-1224.
Jennifer is a member of the Beirut Bar Association, ICC YAF, Arbitral Women and Young ICCA
English (fluent), French (native) and Arabic (native)