Sharhabel Al Zaeem

The Founder and Senior Partner

“The Leading Lawyer,” Mr. Sharhabeel Al Zaeem, is recognized as the leading commercial law advisor in Palestine.  His multiple successes serving all levels of commercial clients in Palestine, have also allowed him to be ranked first by many international agencies including "Chambers Global" (The World's Leading Lawyers) since 2000. These achievements are backed by two masters’ degrees, in addition to his bachelor’s degree in law. Mr. Al Zaeem has conducted various professional ,theoretical, and applied training sessions in Europe and the United States, where he attended top level law and business schools' specialized programs.  Some of these top schools included Harvard Law School, International Center for Arbitration in Texas, Yale Law SchoolMiddle East Studies GroupArab Society for Protection of Intellectual PropertyAmerican Bar Association, and many others.  His experience in other countres in the Middle East, such as the UAE and Yemen, has also  diversified his portfolio of abilities and increased his scope and areas of practice.

  • Legal profession and authority of law in the Palestinian territories

    It is very difficult to write about the legal profession and the authority of law in the Palestinian territories.  Not only there is a lot of confusion when trying to identify the authority of law, but also there is a lot of confusion when talking about the legal profession itself. Recently, the basic law has bee...

  • For a Federal Israel-Palestine: A human rights response

    By Chibli Mallat, Muhammad Aburdaini, Sharhabeel Al Zaeem    Editor’s note: The following is a detailed response to the Israeli Prime Minister’s important speech at the Israeli National Defense College Graduation Ceremony on August 3, when he expl...