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Tarek Fouad A Riad

Tarek Fouad A Riad
Office:
16A Maamal El Sokkar Street
Garden City
11451
City:
Cairo
Country:
Egypt
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+20 2 2795 4795
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+20 2 2795 8521

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Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Professor Tarek Riad is the managing partner of Kosheri, Rashed and Riad Law Firm, one of the leading practitioners of commercial law and arbitration in Egypt.

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 since 1980 and a member of New York Bar since 1985 and speaks Arabic, English and French.

Professor Riad is the chairman of the executive committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (2013 to present), member of the board of trustees of DIAC, alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2012 to present), and member of the scientific council of the ICC World Business Law Institute, Professor Riad is also a designated member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators. He is also professor and the head of the business and commercial law department at the German University in Cairo.

Professor Riad has acted as counsel, co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and chairman in numerous commercial arbitration proceedings under the rules of the ICC, Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC), Cairo Regional Arbitration Center, Gulf Corporation Council Commercial Arbitration Center (Bahrain), Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCAC), Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (Geneva) and UNCITRAL.

Professor Riad has acted as counsel for a number of multinational corporations such as Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, Four Seasons, Philips, Colgate Palmolive, Siemens and AT&T.

Prof Riad has been appointed as expert on Egyptian law in numerous arbitrations such as ICC Case 18113/ND and in front of foreign courts such as the Commercial Court in London (Queen Bench division), US courts (including the US District Court – Central District of California, Eastern Division; the US District Court – Southern District of New York; and the US District Court – Western District of Washington at Seattle) and UK and Jersey courts (including the High Court of Justice, Queens Bench divisions, Commercial Court).

Professor Riad was the chairman of two subcommittees responsible for drafting the companies’ laws and the economic courts law at the economic committee of the Egyptian Supreme Policy Council. In May 2011 until June 2012, Professor Riad was appointed as a member of the Consultative Council responsible for preparing drafts laws for the Egyptian Council of Ministries.

Professor Riad has written numerous publications including two books entitled The Applicable Law in Transnational Arbitration and Egyptian Companies Law, in addition to many articles about arbitration and the legal aspects of doing business in Egypt.

Professor Tarek Riad can also be contacted at: tarek.riad@krr-law.com.

WWL says: Tarek Fouad A Riad is “a brilliant arbitrator” who impresses commentators with his measured approach.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Construction: Lawyers

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.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Construction which can be purchased from our Shop.

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