About us - Lebanon

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The total area of Lebanon is 10,452 squared km with a population of about 5.8 million. The official language is Arabic but English and French are widely used. The local time is GMT+2 hours.

Lebanon’s 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 today consists of 150 employees, including 5 partners and 1 Executive Director.

Services Offered

The office offers a wide variety of professional services including Assurance, Tax, IT Risk and Assurance and Transaction Advisory Services.


Major industries supported by EY Beirut include banking, hospitality, insurance, health, financial services, construction and contracting, and real estate.


The office is located in Mina El Hosn, Downtown Beirut, Omar Al Daouk street, Starco building and it is 20 minutes by car from the International Airport using the expressway.

To discuss further the services of the Beirut office please contact us through Beirut@lb.ey.com.