Investment

  • Acting for Spanish investors in the cement industry against the Arab Republic of Egypt in ICSID proceedings in a dispute involving denial of protection under a bilateral investment treaty.
  • Acting for an Egyptian state-owned entity in London-based UNCITRAL proceedings involving breach of contract claims relating to the privatisation of a large industrial facility.
  • Acting for a corporate investor in a USD 25 million shareholder dispute before the Ras al-Khaimah Courts.

Construction

  • Acting for a major Middle Eastern contractor in a construction arbitration under a FIDIC form contract against an Egyptian employer involving the finishing works for a hotel.
  • Acting for a leading Egyptian contractor in a USD 50 million currency fluctuation dispute with a major regional real estate developer arising from the construction of a large retail development.
  • Acting as a jointly-appointed legal consultant to a major regional contractor and a Gulf-based real estate developer in connection with a USD 25 million dispute involving a mixed hotel, office and luxury apartment complex in Egypt.
  • Acting for a major regional contractor in a USD 50 million DIAC arbitration under a FIDIC- form contract.
  • Acting for a Middle Eastern contractor against an Egyptian employer on delay and disruption claims arising from a series of large residential developments.

Tourism

  • Acting for a leading Swiss hotel management company in breach of contract claims against a Middle Eastern owner.
  • Acting for a major global operator in an institutional arbitration involving the wrongful termination of a hotel management agreement.

Energy

  • Acting for a Canadian chemicals manufacturer against a Middle Eastern government instrumentality in a dispute involving breach of a long-term gas sale agreement.
  • Acting for a major regional oil and gas operator in USD 50 Million dispute against a leading American oil service contractor involving the wrongful termination of various service and agency agreements.
  • Acting for a Middle Eastern oil and gas operator in USD 200 Million dispute against the instrumentalities of the Arab Republic of Egypt, for breach of the terms of a concession agreement and related gas sale agreement.

Distribution

  • Acting for a Finnish chemical producer in proceedings before the Egyptian courts brought by a distributor for the alleged breach of a distribution agreement.
  • Acting for a major Swiss manufacturer of medical equipment in proceedings before the Egyptian courts brought by a local distributor alleging wrongful termination.

Maritime

  • Acting for a global maritime agency against a global liner in various LMAA London-based maritime arbitrations involving breach of contract claims.
  • Acting for a large Egyptian engineering company operating in the petroleum industry against a Middle Eastern vessel owner in an LMAA arbitration involving claims under a charterparty governed by English law.

Aerospace

  • Acting for a Middle Eastern government instrumentality in a USD 60 Million institutional arbitration against a major US aerospace contractor, involving breach of a contract for the upgrade of national radar systems.
  • Acting for a Ukrainian state agency against a Middle-Eastern state agency in a dispute arising out of a construction and technology transfer agreement in the space industry.
Investment
  • Acting for Spanish investors in the cement industry against the Arab Republic of Egypt in ICSID proceedings in a dispute involving denial of protection under a bilateral investment treaty.
  • Acting for an Egyptian state-owned entity in London-based UNCITRAL proceedings involving breach of contract claims relating to the privatisation of a large industrial facility.
  • Acting for a corporate investor in a USD 25 million shareholder dispute before the Ras al-Khaimah Courts.
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