PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation

Our lawyers worked and represented clients in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings before Courts of all degrees as well as before special dispute settlement forums such as the Ministerial Committee for the Settlement of Investment Contracts’ Disputes. A representative list of our experience includes:

• Advising a major French telecom operator on the enforcement of a USD 800 million ICC arbitration award related to the-acquisition of a local mobile operator;
• Acting for a major Egyptian importer and UAE exporter of grain and feed in criminal matters related to importation to Egypt of infested wheat;
• Acting for a major bank with international operations against Egyptian, Swiss and UAE traders in criminal cases for misappropriation of grain and feed from customs’ areas in Egyptian ports;
• Acting for a Maltese bank for settlement of a dispute over, and release of, clearing grain and feed imported into Egypt;
• Acting for a European group for manufacturing of infrastructure products in an investment dispute concerning a breach of a supply contract before the Ministerial Committee for the Settlement of Investment Contracts’ Disputes;
• Acting for a hotel owner in court proceedings ancillary to a Cairo Regional Centre arbitration over ownership of a hotel in Sharm El-Sheikh;
• Acting for an Egyptian mining company in a USD 20 million case before Administrative Courts for wrongful termination of a concession agreement;
• Acting against the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum before Administrative Courts for refusing to grant a concession agreement for a mining company;
• Acting for a hotel owner on the enforcement of an arbitration award involving transfer of shares and surrendering of hotels;
• Acting for a regional real estate developer on the annulment of an arbitration award in a dispute with large financial institutions;
• Acting for a major British supplier of energy products in a challenge filed before the Administrative Court against an administrative decision regarding sales tax;
• Acting for giant German manufacturer in a set of civil and criminal lawsuits and interim measures before Economic Courts relating to trademark infringements;
• Acting for a major mobile operator in a set of lawsuits before Economic and Administrative Courts concerning capital market disputes;
• Acting for a major Egyptian marine services provider in a lawsuit relating to a saturation diving contract;
• Acting for a European group for the manufacturing of Oil and Gas tools in a dispute relating to a breach of an agency agreement against a local company for oil and gas services in Egypt under the ICC Rules;
• Advising a major international mobile manufacturer with regard to a dispute arising out of a distribution agreement against an Egyptian non-exclusive distributor.

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