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THE MAZE TOWER, 10TH FLOOR, SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD, PO BOX 123004, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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Work +971 4 359 8982
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https://www.incegd.com

Mohamed El Hawawy

Tel:
Work +971 4 307 6000
Email:
Ince

Work Department

Maritime, Insurance, Aviation & Travel

Position

Partner

Career

Mohamed is a bilingual and specialises in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the shipping, insurance and aviation sectors. He has wide litigation experience before the courts in the Middle East handling civil, commercial and criminal cases. Mohamed qualified in 2004 in Egypt before moving to Dubai in 2011.

Mohamed assists multi-national and local companies on shipping disputes in the Middle East and has advised on numerous cases and casualties in Egypt, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. His experience extends to transactional advice, including in relation to bill of lading, logistics agreements, ship mortgage and hire purchase. Mohamed also handles a wide range of insurance matters for clients relating to different kinds of policies, including life, property, liability, marine, political risk and medical insurance. He has experience in reviewing policies and advising insurers, reinsurers and brokers on regulatory issues in the Middle East. He is currently advising on a number of insurance disputes in the region, including insurance coverage and re-insurance disputes.   In aviation, Mohamed advises on air carriage disputes, including passenger and cargo carriage, aircraft lease, mortgage and ownership disputes. He has been involved in number of causalities in the Middle East, representing airlines and aircraft manufacturers.

Highlight Matters
- Collision cases and other casualities in UAE and the region, involving taking steps to set up limitation funds for shipowners in UAE.
- Bunkers disputes including the ones related to the collapse of OW bunker.
- Insurance disputes before courts and arbitration tribunals in UAE. The cases involve disputes on coverage and quantum of indemnities under the UAE law.
- Ships abandonments in Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah, Khor Fakkan and Abu Dhabi, involving crew claims and the application of Maritime Labour Convention.
- Logistics claims in UAE and the region, involving defending freight forwarders, shipping lines and airlines.

Languages

Arabic, English


United Arab Emirates

Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation

At Ince, Brian Boahene, Khalid Hamed and Mohamed El Hawawy  represent insurers and reinsurers in claims litigation. Boahene represents Union Insurance and RSA as insurers of a hotel that was closed for two years by a fire.

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Shipping

Within: Next generation lawyers

Mohamed El Hawawy - Ince

Within: Shipping

The ‚Äėtop-tier shipping practice‚Äô at Ince¬†works alongside the firm‚Äôs offshore, insurance and trade practices to cover all the bases in maritime law. Managing partner Rania Tadros¬†is a ‚Äėmarket leader‚Äô and advised Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company and National Gas Shipping Company, as the owners and managers of several vessels, on the bankruptcy of OW Bunker. Pavlo Samothrakis, whose practice spans shipping, trade and offshore matters, and litigator Mohamed El Hawawy¬†are also noted.

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