Prof. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, PhD

Chair of private international law and professor of international arbitration at Cairo University; Founding Partner and Head of International Arbitration at Zulficar & Partners Law Firm; Vice President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member of the Court, LCIA (2014-2019); Member of the Advisory Council of Africa Arbitration; Member of the Advisory Committee of the CRCICA; Member of the CIMAC Court of Arbitration; Member of AAA-ICDR International Advisory Committee; Member of CIArb’s Board of Management (2018) and Practice and Standards Committee; Vice-President of the IBA Arbitration Committee; and the Trustee for the CIArb’s MENA/Indian Subcontinent Regions.

He Served as ‘Sole Arbitrator’, ‘Presiding Arbitrator’, ‘Party Appointed Arbitrator’, or ‘Counsel’ in numerous cases. Prof.  Dr.  Abdel Wahab features in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration; GAR Global Guide for Future Leaders in International Arbitration (2017 – 2018); and Who’s Who Legal Thought   Leaders: International Arbitration (2017-2018). Who’s Who Legal (2017-2018) says: Mohamed Abdel Wahab is one of the best practitioners in the world today”. In 2018, Prof. Dr. Abdel Wahab received the Swiss Arbitration Association’s International Arbitration Global Advocacy Prize and in 2017 he was voted the Best Legal Practitioner in Egypt by the LAW Magazine. He also features in AFRICA’s 100 list of African arbitration practitioners by I-ARB (Africa) and was selected by Africa Arbitration as the First African Personality (June 2018).


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