Kamel Elshandidy > Youssef & Partners Attorneys > Giza, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Youssef & Partners Attorneys
3 YEMEN STREET, OFF NILE ST.
12511 GIZA
Egypt

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Kamel Elshandidy focuses on complex litigation and arbitration disputes. He has about 15 years of experience representing national and international clients in complex disputes. Kamel has significant expertise in the fields of pharmaceutical, food &beverages construction, energy, infrastructure, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) and tax disputes.

Kamel’s extensive experience includes both serving as in-house counsel for Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and senior lawyer at leading Egyptian law firms.

Languages

English, Arabic.

Education

LL.B. (2006), LL.M (2010), Cairo University

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Youssef & Partners Attorneys continues to build on its strong standing in arbitration matters, having recruited experienced practitioners with outstanding track records. Managing partner Karim A. Youssef is head of international arbitration and international law. César Ternieden joined from Shahid Law Firm in 2020 and Kamel Elshandidy was also a new arrival from his previous position as in-house counsel with Saudi Electricity Company. The firm is known for its role in high-stakes cross-border matters, among recent examples being its representation of Damietta International Ports Company in the second largest commercial claim ever against the Egyptian state, which involved claims and counterclaims in excess of $2.3bn.

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation

Youssef & Partners Attorneys has quickly carved out its role as a high-quality litigation practice. Handling some of the most high-value cases, it has a high success rate and has secured wins for its clients in more than 90% of its cases, whether in commercial litigation, bankruptcy cases or banking, tax, consumer protection and white-collar crime matters. Managing partner Karim A. Youssef, Kamel Elshandidy  and senior litigation attorney Mohamed Farouk are the key figures in the practice, which handles high-profile cases in both Egyptian and foreign courts.