Mohamed S.Abdel Wahab
Zulficar & Partners; Private International Law (Cairo University)
Vice President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration; Court member of the LCIA; President of LCIA's Arab Users’ Council; Court member of the CIMAC, Vice President of the IBA Arbitration Committee; Vice President of the CIArb’s Egypt branch; Chair of the CIArb's Technology Committee; member of the CIArb's Practice and Standards Committee; member of the CRCICA Advisory Committee; member of AAA-ICDR International Advisory Committee; and member of the ICCA, IAI and the SIAC African Users’ Council’s Committee. He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator and Dispute Resolution Consultant, World Bank.
Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab served as ‘Sole Arbitrator’, ‘Presiding Arbitrator’, ‘Party Appointed Arbitrator’, or ‘Counsel’ in more than 172 cases, including complex, high value institutional and ad hoc arbitral proceedings involving parties from the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Canada, and the United States. He appeared in cases under the auspices of the AAA, CRCICA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, LMAA, SCC, SIAC, as well as ad hoc UNCITRAL proceedings, and acted in mega multi-hundred million dollars’ disputes involving State and State-owned entities from different countries.
Prof. Dr. Abdel Wahab is recognized as a world leading expert on international arbitration, Egyptian and Arab Laws, Islamic Shari’a, and online dispute resolution. Prof. Dr. Abdel Wahab’s expertise in cross border multi- jurisdictional and highly complex transactions and disputes is broad and he has acted as counsel and served as arbitrator in proceedings governed by Bahraini, Egyptian, English, French, Jordanian, Kuwaiti, Libyan, New York, Omani, Pakistani, Qatari, Saudi, Spanish, Swiss, Syrian, Italian and United Arab Emirates law(s), as well as the general principles of law.
Prof. Dr. Abdel Wahab features in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration as a star arbitration practitioner and has also been selected to feature in the GAR Global Guide for Future Leaders in International Arbitration (2017) and the GAR Guide on Thought Leaders in International Arbitration. Prof. Dr. Abdel Wahab is regularly recognized and ranked as a world leading dispute resolution practitioner in all leading legal directories.