Islamic law

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

B.Sc Political Science (University of Ife), LL.B Law (University of Ibadan), LL.M Law (University of Lagos), FCIArb, Chartered Arbitrator and Nigeria Branch Chair- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow and Past President Inst. of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), CEDR Accredited Mediator, Designated Rep of Nigeria on the ICSIDContinue 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

Born in 1963 in Nigeria, attended the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and graduated in 1986, qualified as lawyer in 1987 .Obtained LL.M and PhD degrees from the Universities of Jos and Maiduguri in 1991 and 2008 respectively. Fellow, CIArb, UK, AMINZ, New Zealand, MIArb, Malaysia. Member ICMC Nigeria and currentlyContinue 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