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Karim Adel

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Karim Adel Law Office

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Arbitration, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Establishing Companies and Foreign Branches, Franchise Agreements, Hotels Management & Lease Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions, Petroleum Concession Agreements, Shareholder Agreements, and Shares Sale Purchase Agreements.


Senior and Managing Partner


  • Practicing in the field of Corporate and Commercial law at Adel Kamel Law Office since 1990.
  • Training at Gide, Loyrette Et Nouel Law Office (Paris, France), 1993.
  • Training at Afridi, Angel & Baker Law Office (New York), 1995.
  • Patent and Trademark Agent.
  • Legal Advisor at the Cairo Regional Center of International Commercial Arbitration, 1998 –1999.
  • Legal Advisor at DEPRA (USAID), in regards of the Mortgage Law, 1999 – 2000.
  • Managing Partner at Adel Kamel Law Office; then, at Karim Adel Law Office since 2005.


Arabic, English, French


  • Fellow, London Chartered Institute of Arbitration (London, England).
  • Arab and African Arbitration Association (Cairo, Egypt).  
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.


  • LL.B. Ein Shams University, 1990.
  • LL.M. Master Degree in Business Law, “Institut de droit des Affaires Internationales” (IDAI), this institute is an association between Cairo University and Paris Dauphine University, May 1993.
  • Academy of American and International Law “The southwestern Legal Foundation” (Dallas, Texas), July 1995.
  • LL.M. International Business Law “Washington college of Law – The American University” (Washington, D.C.), August 1996.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Karim Adel Law Office's name partner Karim Adel has more than 25 years' experience in the M&A market. His growing workload for international companies included setting up a local office for Fidia Pharma. German-qualified consultant Christian Ule is also recommended.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration

Karim Adel Law Office joins the ranking due to the growing caseload of name partner Karim Adel. He recently advised German company Eibe on an international arbitration. He also sat as chairman in a CRCICA arbitration involving a global telecoms company.

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Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Karim Adel Law Office has a strong presence in the hotel and tourism sector, which leads to significant disputes for international clients such as Marriott International. Karim Adel recently handled a court case for German supplier of artificial turf and synthetic surfaces Polytan.

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