Firm Profile > Youssef & Partners Attorneys > Giza, Egypt

Youssef & Partners Attorneys
12511 GIZA

Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 1

Youssef & Partners Attorneys was founded just three years ago but has rapidly expanded. It now employs 20+ lawyers, having started with just six. Karim Youssef heads the team. The firm's main focus is international arbitration and it plays an important role in large commercial and investment treaty arbitration claims across Egypt, the Middle East and the wider African continent. The team also saw notable expansion with the recruitment of César R. Ternieden from Shahid Law Firm and senior counsel Mohammed Gomaa from Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law.

Key clients

Cementos La Union SA (and Aridos Jativa SLU) (CLU)

Al-Kholoud for Touristic and Real Estate Development S.A.E.

British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS)

Ginza for Construction and Real Estate Development S.A.E.

National Telecommunications Holding Co. (NTC)

CTIP Oil & Gas Ltd (CTIP)

Arabian Cement Company (ACC)


INCOME – International Company for Petroleum & Industrial Services

VEOLIA Propreté Group

Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 2

In the three years since it was founded, Youssef & Partners Attorneys has built a strong reputation for litigation and is regarded as 'a "go-to" firm for difficult and complex cases'. Managing partner and arbitration specialist Karim Youssef oversees the practice, in which senior litigation attorney Mohamed Farouk stands out.


The firm gives honest advice as to how successful our case can go.

The firm has  connections with the related bodies affecting our case and it prepares strong memorandums supporting the claim as regards the legal aspects.

The team is familiar with both the local and international laws.

Youssef & Partners has high-calibre individuals including standout partners and associates.

Youssef & Partners provides litigation strategy like no other.

The lawyers are energetic and they are great planners with incredible implementation strategies.

Key clients

Al-Kholoud for Touristic and Real Estate Development S.A.E.

Arab African International Bank (AAIB)

Adenium Energy Capital

National Telecommunications Holding Co. (NTC)

Prima Plast Group Egypt


Kazareen Textile Company

Arabian Cement Company (ACC)

Credendo STN

Youssef & Partners is a full-service, GAR 100 firm with a cosmopolitan and international outlook, exercising regional influence and delivering client services to truly global standards. The firm’s renowned flagship practice is international commercial and treaty arbitration with a focus on complex and high-value disputes. Its unparalleled multinational expertise, strong business sense, superior strategy, and remarkable track record maximises clients’ results. As of May 2019, the firm has formally entered the market for corporate and M&A, and provides high-end transactional and corporate services to its clients across a range of key industries, including construction, projects, fin-tech, and structuring and restructuring transactions. As Egypt’s premier international arbitration practice, the firm focuses on representing local and foreign investors in what are unquestionably the largest and most significant investment treaty and commercial cases involving Egyptian parties. Located in Cairo, Youssef & Partners handles major local and international disputes and advises some of the world’s leading corporations across the MENA region. The firm’s global outreach is second to none in the region; it is involved in arbitral or court proceedings in four continents. Geographical boundaries are less relevant by the day, and the firm’s core belief is that clients should not have to suffer less than state-of-the-art lawyering and counsel services simply because they do business in emerging or foreign markets. The firm works to win, and its reputation in the local and international markets is that it does. Youssef & Partners focuses on what matters most to clients and the firm makes it happen.

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