Aon Laya

Laya Aoun-Hani

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Biography

Laya Aoun-Hani is a senior member of Baker McKenzie's International Commercial & Trade Practice Group in the Middle East. Laya trained at one of the largest law firms in Lebanon and one of the largest international law firms in London before she joined Baker McKenzie in Dubai in 2013. She was a lecturer and coordinator of a Business Law course for five years at the Faculty of Business at Antonine University in Lebanon.

Practice Focus

Laya regularly advises multinational clients from different industries on commercial transactions, multijurisdictional distribution and agency arrangements, commercial disputes settlements, trade compliance, sanctions and customs. She also has extensive experience in the Healthcare and Consumer Goods and Retail sectors.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Beirut Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Lebanon (2006)
  • Dubai - Registered Legal Consultant

Education

  • (MA in Diplomatic Studies and International Relations) (2005)
  • Saint Joseph University (LLB Lebanese and French Private Law) (2004)

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French