ALF is responsible for your personal data. We have developed this privacy notice in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of your information. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your data whilst providing personalized and valuable service. Please note that this data protection policy is followed by all of our people. ALF is committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and “Personal Information” (information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals who may be clients, staff, agents, lawyers, law students, job applicants, or others inside or outside the firm). It has always been and remains the policy of the firm to comply with the rules of professional conduct, which impose a duty to preserve and protect confidential client information, upon lawyers and their associated personnel.

Before we accept a new instruction ALF will ask for information about the potential client and the nature of the proposed work for the purpose of conflict checking, credit checking, client identification procedures, and other bona fide purposes. This information (which may include personal data) may be disclosed to ALF and/or some or all of its members for such purposes. Collection and Use of Personal Information

The firm collects Personal Information in the course of providing legal services to clients and as provided by visitors to its website or users of Internet Services. We may also collect Personal Information about you when you interact with us on social media sites and from other third parties and may also automatically collect information that may contain Personal Information.

We may use that Personal Information where in our legitimate interest to do so for the following purposes:

  • to contact you and respond to your requests and inquiries.
  • to personalize your visit and use of our Internet Services and to assist you while you use those services.
  • to carry out, monitor, and analyze our business or website operations.
  • to conduct our recruiting and selection process.
  • to provide you with legal services, if you are or become a client of the firm, and otherwise deal with you, and administer the matters you instruct us on.


ALF has a strict anti-bribery and corruption policy that applies to all our people. We will not directly or indirectly engage in bribery or corruption whether it involves private individuals or public officials. We will never accept, solicit, agree to receive, promise, offer or give a bribe, facilitation payment, kickback, or other improper payment.

For this purpose, “bribe” means a financial or other advantages, intended to induce a person to give improper assistance in breach of their duty, or to otherwise improperly influence someone with the underlying purpose of obtaining/retaining business, or an advantage in the course of business, and “facilitation payments” are small bribes made to government or public officials to speed up routine administrative processes or other actions.

Furthermore, ALF has a legal obligation to comply with anti-money laundering laws and regulations. Broadly, money laundering can arise if a person acquires, retains, transfers uses, or controls the proceeds of a crime for the benefit of criminal activity. In this section, references to money laundering include references to similar financial offenses committing in relation to terrorism.

In order to fulfill our legal obligations, we must verify the identity of new clients, and in certain circumstances existing clients. Additionally, from time to time our internal procedures may also require us to conduct background checks on new and existing clients.

procedures have been completed. In other circumstances, we may agree to commence acting whilst these procedures are carried out. We reserve the right to decline to act or, if appropriate, cease to act should these procedures not be completed to our satisfaction.

We may also be required to make detailed inquiries of any unusual transactions such as the transfer of large amounts of cash and such inquiries may result in us processing additional personal information. Grounds for processing your data for anti-money laundering purposes. We process your information in accordance with Law No 2 for 2005 concerning Anti-Money Laundering.

All of our activities are managed in full compliance with this policy and with all applicable legal and regulatory anti-bribery and corruption Libyan obligations. We expect our business partners to have similar policies that apply to all dealings with, on behalf of, or involving ALF.

Abdou law firm is committed to the perfect standard in its services to all clients and its business dealing. However, at any point, if you become pessimistic or distressed about the service that our firm has granted, and you would like to make a complaint, then please contact Who will be happy to discuss the matter with you. If your complaint hasn’t been dealt with the way you think it should. Complaints can be sent to

On the other hand, if your issue is related to litigation and has not been solved then you can contact the Tripoli Bar Association on their telephone number (+218 21 334 11 97). If your issue is regarding consultation and also has not been handled then you can contact the syndicate legal advisors; furthermore, if your concern is associated with the notarization syndicate then you can contact them on their email (

Like many other reputable law firms, the ALF brand and the names of our partners or staff may be used in connection with fraudulent schemes, including fraudulent emails, letters, or phone calls. These scams may take many forms and are subject to constant change. In some cases, they may be seeking personal or confidential information, in others, they may be requesting advance payment or debt settlement.

Act cautiously for your own protection. Do not respond to these types of communications and do not give over bank details.

To report potentially fraudulent use of the name of our firm or firm lawyers, email and we will investigate it.

ALF will not accept liability for any transfer of payments into an incorrect account. If you receive a suspicious email, telephone call, or other solicitation referencing ALF or an ALF lawyer, consider the following recommendations:

  • Do not open or click on any links contained in the email, and do not open or download any attachments to the email. Some fraudulent emails include links or attachments that can plant malware on the recipient’s computer. Delete the suspicious email from your account immediately.
  • Never provide any personal information.
  • Never cash a check and/or send money in response to a suspicious solicitation.
  • We advise that all clients speak to their lawyer to verify that they have the correct bank account details before transferring funds electronically

This communication (including any attachments) is intended for the use of the intended recipient(s) only and may contain information that is confidential, privileged, or legally protected. Any unauthorized use or dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender by return e-mail message and delete all copies of the original communication. Thank you for your cooperation.

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E-mail solicitations for Pro Bono assistance are not accepted.

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