Leading Individuals

Rising Stars

Shipping in Egypt

Al Kamel Law Firm

Al Kamel Law Firm has an excellent reputation in the Egyptian shipping market, and has an extensive breadth of expertise in handling corporate-related maritime matters and disputes concerning vessels. Firm founder and managing partner Mohamed Kamel advises prominent clients, such as Tidewater Marine, on complex customs, labour and tax issues in the shipping space. Joseph Morcos leads the litigation group and is well known for handling arbitration. Associate Ahmed Hassib is a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel

Other key lawyers:

Joseph Morcos; Ahmed Hassib

Key clients

Tidewater / Pan Marine

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has a highly regarded maritime practice, which has an excellent reputation both in Egypt and in the wider MENA region. The team provides 'comprehensive advice' to a solid client base of major companies and P&I Clubs. Dubai-based Omar Omar is the firm's regional head of transport and insurance, and is well versed in advising on charterparties, agency agreements, insurance issues and P&I matters. Senior counsel Hany Maamoon is 'a very dedicated and professional lawyer'.

Practice head(s):

Omar Omar

Other key lawyers:

Hany Maamoon


‘Fully aware of the Egyptian Shipping business and gives comprehensive advice.’

‘Hany Maamoun has always given fair and professional advice for laws governing the shipping industry in Egypt. Very professional, with great knowledge of the industry in Egypt with special cases concerning customs laws and Suez Canal Transit issues.’

‘Hany Maamoon offers succinct and practical advice. He is responsive and reliable.’

Key clients

Maersk Egypt

Leth Suez Transit LTD.

West of England Insurance Services (Luxembourg) S.A

Hamburg-Sud Egypt

Gard P&I Club

Pan Marine Group

Steamship Mutual Management (Hong Kong) Limited

COSCO Shipping Lines

EL Hamamsy Marine Services

Fairtrans Marine, Trading and Forwarding S.A.E.

Evge Egypt Shipping Agencies & Maritime Affairs

Wilhelmsen Ships Services

Elephant Marine Services

Genpact Limited

DHL Global Forwarding

NorthStandard Limited UK