Jean Baroudi graduated from St-Joseph University Faculty of Law in 1992 and obtained a Master’s Degree from Southampton University in 1994. He is currently the Managing Partner of Baroudi & Associates, one of the oldest and largest law practices in Lebanon founded in 1912. The firm is constantly recommended by international legal directories such as Chambers and IFLR1000 and specializes in various areas of law. The firm acts as Lebanon correspondent for most P&I Clubs. Jean Baroudi is a former adviser to the Lebanese Minister of Transport and is currently member of the Legislative Committee of the Lebanese Ministry of Transport and member of various committees of the Beirut Bar Association. He acts as adviser to the Syndicate of Lebanese Ship Agents and is an arbitrator at the Arbitration Chamber of Monaco.