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LUBNA KATBEH-TOUQAN Business & Management
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Co Founder and Managing Partner of Equity Legal Group a leading Palestinian law firm, Practicing lawyer for over than 20 years in Palestine; working in areas of alternative dispute resolution, litigation, contracts and consultation mainly in business, financial and commercial areas. One of the first Palestinian lawyers to represent clients in international arbitration cases. Ms. Katbeh is the first appointed Court member in the International Court of Arbitration – ICC representing Palestine from 2012 until June 2015, and recently reappointed for the years 2018 - 2021. Elected and appointed as a Commissioner in the Board of Commissioners at the Palestine Independent Commission for Human Rights (PICHR) 2018. Appointed by the President of Palestine as an independent board member representing the private sector in the Palestine Electricity Regulatory Council, (PERC) 2017.

Ms. Katbeh renders advice and represent major Palestinian institutions including public institutions such as the Palestine Monetary Authority, Palestine Water Authority as well as local and international private sector companies and institutions. at courts and in front of local and international arbitration tribunals.

Previously working as Deputy Chief of Party to the EU – Funded Project for Empowering Palestinian Judiciary – Seyada. Ms. Katbeh was legal counselor for many local and international companies, as well as head of the first local arbitration center in Palestine“ Tahkeem”.

Ms. Katbeh lectured at the Birzeit University Institute of Law - in the topics of ADR in, and Drafting Legal Documents and Contracts between the years 2012 – 2015 in the Professional Diploma Program for legal counselors at public institutions and Ministries.

As true believer in empowering women in business, Ms. Katbeh is a member of the MENA Arab Women Legal Network, and the Business Women Forum. Supporting women and children in Palestine Ms. Katbeh is an active member and a pro –bono lawyer for two major associations focusing on these sectors: member of the general assembly of Inash Al-Usra Society and member of the Board of Trustees at Dar Al Tifl Arabi in Jerusalem.

Ms. Katbeh is registered in the Palestinian Bar. Holds a Post Graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, from School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary, and in LL.M- Banking and Financial Laws from Queen Mary, and had her LL.B. in Law from the University of Jordan. She is a certified legal translator and arbitrator by the Ministry of Justice.

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