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Dr Tarek F. Riad
Tarek Riad - Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law, the successor of Kosheri,Rashed & Riad Law Firm.
Dr. Tarek Riad is the Managing Partner of Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law, the successor of Kosheri, Rashed and Riad Law Firm, one of the leading practitioners of commercial law and arbitration in Egypt. Professor Riad was the chairman of the executive committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (2013 to 2019). He is also professor and the head of the business and commercial law department at the German University in Cairo.
Professor Riad has acted as counsel for a number of multinational corporations such as Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, Four Seasons, Philips, Colgate Palmolive, Siemens and AT & T. Prof Riad has been appointed as expert on Egyptian law in numerous arbitrations such as ICC Case 18113/ND and in front of foreign courts such as the Commercial Court in London (Queen Bench division) as well as giving expert in front of US courts including United States District Court Central District of California- Eastern Division, United States District Court – Southern District of New York, and United States District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, and UK and Jersey courts including the High Court of Justice, Queens Bench divisions, Commercial Court. Professor Riad was the chairman of two subcommittees responsible for drafting the companies’ laws and the economic courts law at the economic committee of the Egyptian Supreme Policy Council. In May 2011, Prof Riad was appointed as a member of the Consultative Council responsible for preparing drafts laws for the Egyptian Council of Ministries.
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Dr. Riad has been a member of the Egyptian Bar since 1980 and a member of New York Bar since 1985. Dr. Riad was a member of the board of trustees of DIAC, the chairman of the executive committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (2013 to 2019), alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2012 to 2018), Dr. Riad is a member of the scientific council of the ICC Institute of World Business Law from 2004 up to date, and also a designated member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators from 2005 up to date and panel of conciliators from 2018 up to date. Dr Riad was a member of the Egyptian council of state (1980–1985)
Professor Riad has an LLB (1980) from Cairo Law School in addition to an LLM (1982) and SJD (1985) from Harvard Law School.
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The firm that was Kosheri, Rashed & Riad is now known as Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law. Name partner Tarek Riad is a former chair of the executive committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre and remains a key advisor to international clients in high-stakes arbitration both in Egypt and abroad. As well as acting for high-profile international brands, the firm also frequently represents the Egyptian government.
Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law, which was formerly known as Kosheri, Rashed & Riad, advises litigation and corporate matters relating to oil and gas projects. The practice, which is led by Tarek F Riad, has experience in exploration rights and infrastructure development in the LNG, oil and gas sectors, as well as handling renewable energy projects. It counts international energy majors including BP and Marathon Oil among its clients.
Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law is the new name for the firm that was Kosheri, Rashed & Riad. Lead partner Tarek Riad has a long track record of acting for international clients in cross-border disputes, notably in the finance, FMCG, energy and engineering sectors.
Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law is the successor firm to Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Law Firm. Its work in banking and finance includes the representation of international banks, notably Standard Chartered, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. Tarek Riad is the lead partner for finance, corporate and contentious matters.
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