About us - Lebanon

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The total area of Lebanon is about 10,400 sq km with a population of about 3.9 million. The official language is Arabic but English and French are widely used. Lebanon comprises of 95% Arabs. The local time is GMT+2 hours.

Lebanon economy is a typical open economy with a large banking sector. Liberalization of the Lebanese economy through the alleviation of trade and non-trade barriers and the potential launch of privatization of public utilities constitute promising developments in Lebanon.

Lebanon Office

EY and its predecessor firms have been operating in Lebanon since 1947, starting as Whinney Murray & Co to EY in 1989. Beirut office consists of 121 employees, including 3 partners.

Services Offered

The office offers a wide variety of professional services, including Assurance & Advisory Business Services, Business Advisory Solutions, Transaction Advisory Services, Business Management Advisory Services, Technology Security & Risk Services and Tax.


Major industries supported by EY in Lebanon include Financial Institutions, Insurance, Retail and Wholesale firms.


The office is located at the outskirts of downtown Beirut (known as Solidere area) from the west side. If coming from Ashrafieh using the ring road, it is on the intersection just out of the tunnel leading to Hamra Street, and it is 7 minutes by car from the International Airport using the expressway.

To discuss further the services of the Beirut office please contact Ramzi Ackawi.