Professor Tarek Riad is the managing partner of Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Law Firm, and he is one of the leading practitioners of corporate law, construction law and arbitration in Egypt.
Professor Riad has represented numerous international clients in the field of construction, such as Balfour Beatty, United Contractor, Degremont, Grand Travaux de Marseille and Cooperative Muratori E Cementisti (CMC), in addition to numerous international companies such as Caterpillar, Four Seasons, BP, TUI, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Mashreq Bank, Standard Bank, Bank of America, J-power Systems, Petroleum, Geo-Services ASA, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd, Time Warner, Servier, Lockheed Martin, Samsung, United States of America, Siemens and many others.
Professor Riad has acted as counsel, co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and chairman in numerous commercial arbitration proceedings under the rules of the ICC, DIAC, CRAC, ADCCAC and UNCITRAL.
Professor Riad is the chairman of the executive committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, and member of the Scientific Council of the ICC World Business Law Institute. He is also professor and the head of the business and commercial law department at the German University in Cairo.
Professor Riad has an LLB (1980) from Cairo Law School in addition to an LLM (1982) and SJD (1985) from Harvard Law School. Professor Riad has been a member of the Egyptian Bar and a member of New York Bar.
Professor Riad has written numerous publications, including the books The Applicable Law in Transnational Arbitration and Egyptian Companies Law and many articles about arbitration and the legal aspects of doing business in Egypt.
WWL says: Tarek Riad has a fine reputation for his standout arbitration practice. He handles many significant domestic and international construction disputes.
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