Zulficar & Partners Law Firm is a premier international arbitration and corporate law and practice Firm. Its well established arbitration practice, founded by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Wahab, specializes in prosecuting complex international commercial and investment arbitration disputes. The arbitration group’s expertise spans: oil & gas, construction & real estate, banking & finance, tourism & leisure, telecommunications, mergers and acquisitions, anti-trust, agency & distribution, franchising, power & renewable energy, transport, joint ventures, pharmaceuticals, and insurance & reinsurance transactions and disputes, etc. The Firm offers comprehensive and impressive bespoke services to a diverse portfolio of national and international commercial, investment, industrial, and financial clients. The arbitration group includes more than 13 associates and is continuously expanding at an accelerated pace to cater for the ever increasing caseload, where the Firm is continuously instructed to act on high profile commercial and investment cases with an exceptional track record of successful outcomes.
The Firm’s arbitration group is headed by Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab who, in addition to being a founding partner of the Firm, is chair of private international law and professor of dispute resolution at Cairo University, and a distinguished leading international arbitrator, counsel, and expert who appeared in international ad hoc and institutional proceedings under the auspices of the AAA, CIETAC, CRCICA, DIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, LCIA-DIFC, LMAA, SIAC, as well as ad hoc UNCITRAL proceedings.
The Firm’s solid arbitration practice is founded on a combination of knowledge, expertise, creativity, and strategic dispute management. We pride ourselves as market pioneers in the world of arbitration, where we regularly prosecute cases under major institutional rules and in ad-hoc proceedings. Possessing the necessary skills and unrivalled expertise, partners and associates of our arbitration group are successfully able to conduct international arbitral proceedings, whether institutional or ad hoc, in diverse jurisdictions, under various laws, and in different languages (Arabic, English, and French) to the highest standards of efficiency and professionalism.
The Firm is well positioned and recognized for successfully prosecuting high value and highly complex arbitral proceedings, amongst its most recent case load are mega telecommunication, construction, hospitality, hotel management, sale of goods, finance, real estate development, joint venture and oil and gas disputes (including major gas pricing disputes in Egypt).
The Firm’s arbitration practice is regularly ranked as top tier in the MENA region and features amongst the GAR 100 top arbitration practices world-wide. The Firm prides itself as a market pioneer in the world of arbitration. With a proven track record of success, owing to the Firm’s unique standing in the region, the Firm’s arbitration practice is increasingly instructed to represent investors and governmental entities in arbitral proceedings spanning the business and investment spectra, and on truly international cases involving other states and foreign investors.
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