The highly respected Mohamed Kamel, Rasheed Kamel and head of litigation Joseph Morcos are the key partners at Al Kamel Law Office, which handles IP, energy, labour, shipping and commercial disputes. The firm is acting for a Dutch company in litigation concerning local distribution agreements.
Dispute resolution: litigation in Egypt
Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) handles a high volume of domestic and cross-border litigation. Mohamad Talaat, who defended Itochu Plastics and Tricon Energy in an anti-dumping case, and litigation head Abdel Aziz Hassouba are the key contacts.
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.
Shahid Law Firm is 'very reliable and knows how to manage cases efficiently'. The firm stands out for its strong experience in Egyptian courts and the stellar reputations of Sarwat Abd El-Shahid, Nabil El-Bedewy and Girgis Abd El-Shahid. Abbott, Doosan and Middle East Broadcasting Company are among their clients.
Dentons Egypt LLC
At Youssef & Partners Attorneys, 'the team and its leaders are very connected with their clients and very professional in their work'. Key partner Karim Youssef defended National Telecommunications Holding Company against Etilsat's claim for the termination of arbitral proceedings. Senior litigation attorney Mohamed Farouk is also recommended.
Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law joins the ranking on the strength of Tarek F Riad's growing caseload of energy sector disputes. He also handled a prominent case for Saudi banks in a claim against an Egyptian auditor concerning the assessment of the financial health of a borrower that defaulted.