Mr Hisham Eldib > Eldib Advocates > Alexandria, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Eldib Advocates
PO BOX 152

Work Department

Corporate Law & Commercial, International Trade ServicesEnergyIntellectual PropertyShipping


Managing Partner


Hisham started his practicing in the fields of Admiralty, Marine and Commercial (corporate) laws. His continuous work in these fields over the years allowed him to acquire extensive experience in both domestic and international Shipping, customs and Taxes, insurance claims, banking and finance, corporate and labor law, Real Estate, Property Management and contracts, Intellectual Property and other associated legal matters, including the alternative types of disputes’ resolution

He was chosen as a Partner in 1992, and became the Managing Partner as of 1996. His extensive experience extends to advising clients on stock market aspects and corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, public company takeovers, shareholders agreements, and shares purchase.

Hisham has always been the head of the maritime team at our office. Hisham led the emergency team in handling all types of claims including oil pollutions (M/T Abul Kalam Azad, M/T Grigoroussa 1), hull damage (M/V Lanai, M/V Costa Europa) damage to fixed and floating objects (FFO)—as in the M/V Sarah Degagnés and Lyra Leader—which was a claim that included cargo shortage and damage, customs claims and bunkers disputes.

Hisham is the legal consultant of a number of the biggest companies working in Egypt in both the marine and corporate fields including multinational companies running container terminals, oil petroleum companies and is also assisting major banks and multinational companies working in the different fields of the Egyptian Economy.

Hisham enjoys a wide circle of relationships in the legal and corporate areas and is a well-respected figure before the different authorities working in the fields covered by our services; Hisham is a member of several national and international organizations and is also the legal advisor to the Alexandria Chamber of Shipping and the Egyptian Vessels’ Owners Federation.


Arabic and English


  • Egyptian Bar Association
  • Int. Law Association (ILA)
  • Assoc. Int. Pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle (AIPPI)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Egyptian Maritime Society
  • Arab Society for the Protection of Industrial Property (ASPIP)
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AMCHAM)
  • United States Trademark Association (INTA)


University of Alexandria, Faculty of Law, LL.B. 1983

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Shipping

(Leading individuals)

Hisham EldibEldib Advocates

Eldib Advocates has a track record spanning many decades, having been a key adviser to major players in the shipping market. It acts for numerous P&I clubs operating in Egypt’s ports, as well as assisting major shipping lines and multinational companies from its four offices in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and Port Said. Hisham Eldib, Abdelhamid Fahmy and Hamdy Madkour – all based in Alexandria – are the lead practitioners. Their work spans demurrages, collisions, allisions, shortages in cargo, cargo damages and claims, groundings, death incidents and much more.