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Dr Sally El Sawah

Position: Founder & Principal, El Sawah Law


Dr. El Sawah is Egyptian and French qualified, and Registered European Lawyer with the SRA in England & Wales. She specialises in commercial and investment arbitration and cross-border litigation, acting as Arbitrator, Counsel, and Legal Expert. She has gained a wealth of experience during a career spanning over thirteen years in Paris, London and Cairo, both in reputable laws firms and as independent practitioner. Working between Paris, London and Egypt, Dr. El Sawah has an outstanding knowledge of Common Law and Civil Law systems, as well as the business and cultural environments of Francophone, Anglophone and Northern-Africa, the Middle-East and Europe. She regularly sits as Arbitrator in proceedings in Arabic, English and French.

International Arbitration Appointments

No. of international arbitration appointments 5
No. of those as chair 2
No. of those as sole arbitrator 0
No. of those as wing-arbitrator 3
No. of those appointed by arbitral institutions 5
No. of those that were ad hoc arbitrations 0
Names of African co-arbitrators Dr. Amira Mahmoud, Mr. Sameh AbdelSamad
Names of arbitral institutions involved ICC, CRCICA
Where did you sit? London, Cairo
Under which applicable laws and rules? English & Egyptian law, ICC and CRCICA rules

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