MOGHAIZEL LAW OFFICE (MLO) was founded in 1953 by Joseph Moghaizel under the name Joseph Moghaizel Law Office. In that same year, Joseph Moghaizel was joined by his wife Laure Moghaizel, and for many years, the Firm practiced as Joseph and Laure Moghaizel Law Office.
JOSEPH MOGHAIZEL was among the leading figures of the legal profession in Lebanon for nearly half a century. He was an eminent practitioner and a renowned legislator. He was Minister of Environment, Member of the Lebanese Parliament, President of the Internal Regulations and Human Rights Parliamentary Committee, Member of the Justice and Administration Parliamentary Committee, Member of the Lebanese High Court of Justice, President of the Lebanese Association for Human Rights, Vice-President of the Arab Organisation for Human Rights, and Member of the Board of the Beirut Bar Association. Joseph Moghaizel was the initiator of various enactments and amendments to laws. He authored numerous books, reports, and articles covering major areas of law including banking law, media laws, commercial law, intellectual property, labour law, and human rights.