Magda Farhat

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Magda Farhat

Partner

+961 3 168 894

mfarhat@ororus.com

Languages

Arabic, English, French


Practice area

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Venture Capital Law

Biography

Magda is a Partner at Ororus Advisors and heads the Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial Groups.

Magda is a leading commercial expert and is known for providing integrated and unique commercial tailor-made offerings to clients. She has a deep understanding of how businesses work and accordingly advises regional and international clients on several corporate and commercial issues. One of her recent projects involved closing a large investment round with Deutsche Telecom in an amount exceeding ten million dollars. Magda combines her legal skills and innovative approach to also act as chief legal officer of Lexyom, a legal tech startup she co-founded.

Magda is also well regarded for her work in the PPP (Public-Private Partnerships) arena where she remains  active on several projects for both bidders and investors.

Magda often combines her knowledge of technology within her corporate practice with a particular focus on maximizing the value of technology and IP within various industries. She regularly works on IP Assignment Agreements, Shareholders’ Agreements and Voting Agreements. Magda also acts as the legal representative of 500 Startups, a leading Silicon Valley Venture Capital Seed Fund & Startup Accelerator.

Magda has considerable GCC experience from her time at Tribonian Law Advisors where she worked on a wide variety of matters including closing a settlement in kind transaction for The Investment Dar in an amount of 1.2 Billion Dollars. Her areas of focus also include Venture Capital and Intellectual Property Law.

Magda is admitted to practice Law in New York and Beirut and holds an LLM from Harvard Law School. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Beirut Bar Association  and a representative of Faster Capital, a unique incubation program.

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