Mr Hatem Darweesh > Karim Adel Law Office > Cairo, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Karim Adel Law Office
41 ABDEL KHALEK SARWAT STREET
CAIRO
Egypt

Work Department

Disputes Resolution, Telecommunications, Insurance

Position

Senior Partner

Career

 With 20 of dispute resolution-focused experience, Hatem has served as a sole arbitrator, a party appointed arbitrator and counsel in many local and international commercial arbitrations under a variety of arbitration rules, including ICC, ICSID, CRCICA and UNCITRAL. Hatem is regularly instructed on significant commercial disputes arising in virtually every industry sector including: telecommunications, insurance, defence, projects, construction and engineering, energy and natural resources, commodities, oil and gas, chemicals, banking and financial services, transportation, international trade, manufacturing, leisure, environmental, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and insurance. This is in addition to disputes arising from shareholder and joint venture agreements. Hatem combines this deep sector knowledge with significant international arbitration and dispute resolution skills.

Languages

Arabic, English

Memberships

Egyptian Bar Association

Education

– LL.M., Harvard Law School, Cambridge
Massachusetts, USA, 2005
– LL.M., Faculty of Law
Cairo University, 2002
– LL.B., Faculty of Law
Cairo University, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation

Karim Adel Law Office is best known for its work in the hotel and tourism sector, acting for high-profile multinational clients such as Intercontinental and Marriott. Its scope is expanding, however, with the hire of senior partner Hatem Darweesh, formerly head of disputes resolution at now defunct firm TMS Law Firm – Taha, Moussa & Sabahi, who leads the practice. Managing partner Karim Adel and partner Bishoy Safwat are also involved in many of the firm’s largest cases.