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Legal adviser for the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs (“MOFA“) and former Head of International Law Division affiliated with the Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority (“ESLA“). He represented Egypt in 45 international arbitrations and cases between August 2010 and June 2018, 35 thereof were investment treaty cases filed before ICSID, PCAContinue Reading

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. HeContinue Reading

I am a common and civil law trained, trilingual partner at Hogan Lovells, and the Chair of the Firm’s Middle East Practice. I have significant experience representing corporations and financial institutions from various parts of the world, and represent parties in international commercial and investment arbitration proceedings under the arbitrationContinue Reading

Chair of Private International Law (Cairo University); Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member of the ICCA Governing Board; Member of the MIAC Advisory Board; LACIAC Court Member; CIMAC Court Member; CRCICA Advisory Committee Member; CIArb’s Board of Trustees’ Member; and Dean of Africa Arbitration Academy. He featured in moreContinue Reading

A co-founder and Managing Partner of AZTAN Law Firm. Licensed, practising and legal expert in Sudan since 1989, in Muscat since 1992 and in Dubai, UAE since June 1994. Head of Corporate and Business Department in Algharib Law Firm of Dubai, and Head of Corporate and Business Department in Aztan,Continue Reading

Adam El Shalakany has over ten years of experience in international commercial arbitration. Adam has worked on over 40 arbitrations as counsel in that time with various governing laws including: Egyptian, U.A.E., Swiss, Iraqi, Investment law, and Sudanese law before all of the major arbitral institutions.  Adam is specialized inContinue Reading

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 yearsContinue Reading

Muhammad Ussama is a former Judge, a practicing lawyer and arbitrator in Egypt and admitted to the Egyptian Bar (Appeal level). Thus, he is well versed in both private-law and public-law matters and is able to provide professional assistance and legal advice to investors (local and international) at any stageContinue Reading