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Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy

12 MOHAMED ALI GENAH STREET, GARDEN CITY, CAIRO, EGYPT
Tel:
Work +20 2 796 2042
Email:
Web:
www.matoukbassiouny.com
Cairo, Dubai, Khartoum

John Matouk

Tel:
Work + (202) 2796 2042
Email:
Web:
www.matoukbassiouny.com
Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy

Work Department

Dispute Resolution Department

Position

Founding Partner - Head of Dispute Resolution Group

Career

John Matouk is a co-founder of Matouk Bassiouny and Hennawy and heads the firm’s Dispute Resolution group.
A New York qualified lawyer and dual national, John has been practicing in Cairo for close to 20 years and is consistently recognized in industry publications as a leading lawyer in Egypt.

John’s disputes work encompasses a large and varied practice across the Middle East and North Africa. He has developed vast experience advising on disputes before the local courts as well as on arbitrations under the auspices of major arbitral institutions including the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA).

Languages

Arabic
English
French

Member

- New York State Bar Association – Member
- International Bar Association – Member
- ABA Rule of Law Initiative – Advisory Board Member, Egypt
- ICC Arab Arbitration Group – Member
- Board of Trustees, St. Andrew’s School – Board Member
- Young Presidents’ Organization – Chairman of the Board, Cairo Chapter
- American Chamber of Commerce – Member

Education

1997 George Washington University: J.D. (with honors)

1993 Yale University: BA (Double Thesis, International Relations/Literary Theory with high honors)


Egypt

Dispute resolution: arbitration

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration

Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy frequently handles CRCICA, ICC and ICSID proceedings for clients such as Etisalat Misr and Egyptian Indian Polyester Co. For Union Fenosa Gas, John Matouk and practice head Amr Abbas handled a $2bn CRCICA case against a state entity concerning contractual obligations.

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Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Leading individuals

John Matouk - Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy is 'one of the top firms for litigation' and head of dispute resolution John Matouk is highly respected. He acts for Uber in all cases arising from its operations in Egypt including a recent class action brought by local taxi drivers. Head of litigation Osman Mowafy and senior associate Momen Rezk are also recommended.

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