Megan is a principal associate in the firm and is a qualified lawyer in Australia. She joins the team having previously worked as an in-house solicitor at an international company, where she frequently advised on contract negotiations and cross-border transactions. Megan has previously interned at government organizations and volunteered at non-profit organizations. Megan’s international focus is acquired from her studies in both Australia and the US. She holds a LLB (with honors) in Australian law from Queensland University of Technology, as well as a Bachelor of International Studies and a Diploma in Legal Practice.
In 2017 Parliament passed Law 48 Regulating Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). The law aims to attract foreign direct investment and bring specific expertise to Lebanon. Further, it institutes a legal framework that is, to a certain extent, in line with international standards and presents no particular red flags. This article analyses the new legal framework for PPPs in Lebanon, the relevant authorities and the law's advantages and limitations and showcases PPP projects which are currently underway.