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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Alliance Law Firm’s arbitration practice provides advice and advocacy to companies, individuals and state-owned entities in investment treaty, commercial and sport arbitration conducted in accordance with all major international arbitration rules. We also appear before courts to enforce or resist enforcement of international arbitration agreements and arbitral awards. Members of the team also serve as co-arbitrators and arbitrators’ assistant.

Alliance Law Firm’s arbitration practice provides advice and advocacy to companies, individuals and state-owned entities in investment treaty, commercial and sport arbitration conducted in accordance with all major international arbitration rules. We also appear before courts to enforce or resist enforcement of international arbitration agreements and arbitral awards. Members of the team also serve as co-arbitrators and arbitrators’ assistant.

Practice Areas
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Practice Areas
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Case Highlights:

  • Advising an international advertising and media company on different legal streams to recover its outstanding dues from one of the Egyptian ministries worth approximately USD 7 Million.
  • Advised and witnessed the landmark settlement of the commercial arbitral awards relating to EMG and the Egyptian state-owned entities (EGPC and EGAS) with a total amount exceeding USD 1.3 Billion.
  • Represented Vodafone Egypt Telecommunication S.A.E in the annulment of EGP 800 million arbitral award rendered in favor of Etisalat Egypt under the auspices of CRCICA. Then, advised Vodafone in its negotiations with Etisalat, the other mobile operators in Egypt and the NTRA in relation to the awards, judgments and disputes related to the applicability of interconnection rates between the mobile operators. The negotiations were concluded by a settlement and waiver to all the awards, judgments and ongoing disputes between all the mobile operators and the NTRA, including the EGP 800 million arbitral award rendered against Vodafone. The settlement involved approximately a total value of EGP 2 Billion.
  • Co-represented an Operating & Maintaining Touristic Construction Company against the State of Kuwait in the ICSID Case No. ARB/18/2 in relation to a real estate and tourism project with an approximate value of USD 320 Million.
  • Represented a TV anchor against a renowned TV channel and secured a favorable award with a total-approximate compensation of EGP 1 Million.
  • Represented an international cement company, as Respondent, in an CRCICA proceeding and secured a favorable award to the client. Approximately EGP 40 Million was at stake.
  • Represented FLSmidth Operation & Maintenance in an ICC arbitration proceeding in Geneva, Switzerland, against the National Cement Company (NCC) and the Holding Company for Chemical Industries, as well as in its negotiations with the said companies and the concerned authorities in Egypt, which has led to a successful settlement for a total claim exceeding EGP 700 Million.
  • Represented the president of the Egyptian, Arab and African Federations of Bodybuilding and the First Vice President of the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) in an appeal case before the CAS, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Represented an Egyptian agriculture company in an appeal case before the Gafta, London. The dispute arises from sale agreements of fava beans imported from Latvia to Egypt for a value approximating to USD 2 Million.
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