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Zulficar & Partners Law Firm
NILE CITY BUILDING, SOUTH TOWER, 8TH FLOOR
2005 A CORNICH EL NIL
RAMLET BEAULAC, CAIRO 11221
Egypt

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Projects

Position

Partner – Dispute Resolution and Projects

Career

He specialises in dispute resolution with a focus on international arbitration, where he serves as an arbitrator, and appears as counsel, leading teams in prosecuting mega institutional and ad-hoc arbitral proceedings under different governing laws and procedural rules, as well as arbitration-related judicial proceedings. He is experienced also in preparing independent legal expert reports on laws of different countries in the MENA region.

He advises local, international, corporate, and government clients, from a wide range of sectors and industries, on the resolution and settlement of complex disputes, and major; projects, negotiations, international commercial transactions, contract drafting, cross-border litigation, government contracts, regulatory affairs, and other day-to-day legal matters.

Languages

Arabic and English

Memberships

Member of the Egyptian Bar Association; Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb); Delegate (Egypt) to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution  (FAIADR); and Member (Institutional Liaison) of the Executive Committee of the Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI).

Education

He obtained his license en droit (LLB Equivalent) from Cairo University – Egypt, English linguistic studies from the University of Cambridge – UK, Master of Laws (LL.M) in International and Comparative Law from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – US, and Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Dispute Resolution from Queen Mary University of London – UK.

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Next Generation Partners)

Youssef Al SamanZulficar & Partners Law Firm

Zulficar & Partners Law Firm is well-recognised for its work on complex and high value disputes, especially in regards to major construction claims, energy disputes and mega telecoms disputes. In addition, the team also works on disputes surrounding hotel management, sale of goods, real estate, joint ventures and infrastructure. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab leads the team with an expertise in handling cross-border disputes relating to international investment, construction law and energy. Youssef Al Saman advises international, corporate and governmental clients on commercial disputes, while Moustafa Alameldin specialises in commercial and investment arbitration.