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Founding partner Mohamed Kamel and senior partner Joseph Morcos are the key names at Al Kamel Law Office. The team counts Danaos Shipping, Inchcape Shipping Services and Gulf Marine Services among its high-profile clients. Recent work includes handling maritime litigation for Lloyd’s Register EMEA.

Eldib Advocates is one of Egypt’s oldest firms and has focused on shipping for more than 140 years. It acts for a considerable number of domestic shipping lines and international P&I clubs. Hisham Eldib is a key name.

Abou Ali, which is based in Port Said, has close ties with Cairo-based business law firm Hassouna & Abou Ali. Managing partner Mohamed Gamal Abou Ali acts for a number of international P&I clubs.

Port Said-based Nabil Farag Law Firm is one of the best-known firms in Egypt for admiralty and shipping law. Nabil Farag’s team advises numerous P&I clubs, insurers, ship owners and agents on commercial and contentious matters.

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