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Mr Ahmed Ibrahim

Position: Partner, Fenwick Elliott LLP (DMCC Branch)


Ahmed is the Managing Partner of Fenwick Elliott LLP Middle East and Africa and has been leading the expansion of the firm in the region since 2015.  Ahmed has vast experience in handling cases involving major construction, infrastructure and energy projects, often with significant sums of money in dispute. He has represented regional and international high-profile clients on projects in countries across the MENA region. He has extensive experience in civil law jurisdictions with an in-depth understanding of local laws and practises in Arab and African countries and he practises in both English and Arabic.

International Arbitration Appointments

No. of international arbitration appointments 30+
No. of those as chair 26
No. of those as sole arbitrator 30+
No. of those as wing-arbitrator 29
No. of those appointed by arbitral institutions 30+
No. of those that were ad hoc arbitrations 9
Names of African co-arbitrators Karim Hafez, Ashraf Yehia, Karim Youssef, Ismail Selim, Nagla Nassar, Hatem Soliman, Sami Hourbi, Tarek Riad, Magdi Kassem.
Names of arbitral institutions involved CRCICA, ICC, LCIA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ADCCAC
Appointing authority involved in the ad-hoc arbitrations? Yes
Names of appointing authority in ad-hoc arbitrations Dubai Courts, DIFC Courts (in addition to joint nominations)
Where did you sit?  Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah), South Korea, Paris, Singapore.
Under which applicable laws and rules? Laws: UAE, Egypt, Lebanon, England & Wales, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, France, Iraq, Afghanistan Rules: CRCICA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ICC, LCIA, ADCCAC, UNCITRAL

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