Kosheri, Rashed & Riad is one of the leading law firms in Egypt in the field of corporate law, litigation and arbitration.
K, R and R has numerous international clients such as Caterpillar, Four Seasons, BP, Arab African International Bank, Siemens, TUI, Bank of America, Time Warner, Lockheed Martin, etc.
K, R and R is very active in the field of arbitration and litigation as it is considered the top law firm in Egypt in this regard. The partners of K, R and R including Dr Kosheri and Dr Riad, have acted as chairman of arbitral tribunals, arbitrators, counsels and experts on Egyptian law in numerous arbitrations in front of the ICC, Cairo Regional Arbitration Center, Dubai International Arbitration Centre, Abu Dhabi International Arbitration Centre and the ICSID.
K, R and R has represented and currently represents numerous clients in the field of arbitration including Siemens, the Egyptian Government, Transocean, Josef Meissner GmbH, Nicholson Manufacturing Company, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, Telemedia Egypt, Organization for Industrial and Mining Projects, Egyptian Media Production City, Morrison Knudsen International Inc, Contrack International Inc, etc.
Dr El Kosheri, the senior partner of Kosheri, Rashed & Riad, was the vice chairman of the ICC Court of Arbitration from 1998 until 2009 and currently is the chairman of the executive committee of the Cairo Regional Arbitration Centre in addition to being member of its board of trustees and a member of ICCA.
Dr Kosheri has written numerous articles about arbitration.
Dr Tarek F Riad, the managing partner of Kosheri, Rashed & Riad, is the chairman of the executive committee of Dubai International Arbitration Centre in addition to being an alternate member of the ICC Court of Arbitration, member of the ICC Institute Scientific Council, a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and member of ICCA. In short, the partners of K, R and R are currently involved with three arbitration institutions, the Cairo Regional Arbitration Centre, ICC Court of Arbitration and Dubai International Arbitration Center.
Dr Kosheri and the late Dr Rashed were members of the committee that drafted the current Egyptian Arbitration Law.
In his capacity as a member of the economic committee of the Supreme Policy, Dr Tarek F Riad was involved in drafting numerous Egyptian commercial laws such as the Companies Law, the Telecommunications Law, the Investment Law and the Special Economic Court Law. Dr Riad was also chair of the two committees responsible for drafting the Special Economic Court Law as well as the Companies Law.
Dr Riad has an LLB from Cairo Law School (1980) and an LLM (1982) and SJD (1985) from Harvard Law School in addition to being a member of the Egyptian Bar since 1982 and New York Bar since 1985.
Dr Riad is also professor of commercial law at the German University in Cairo.
Dr Riad has written numerous publications and articles including two books entitled The Applicable Law in Transnational Arbitration and Egyptian Companies Law, in addition to many articles about arbitration and litigation in Egypt and the legal aspects of doing business in Egypt.
In May 2011, Dr Riad was appointed as a member of the Consultative Council responsible for preparing drafts laws for the Egyptian Council of Ministries.
K, R and R was chosen by Corporate INTL Legal Awards as Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2014, it was chosen by Global Law Experts Legal Awards as the Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2014. Also K, R and R was chosen M&A International Global Legal Awards as Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2014 and it was chosen by ACQ Global Awards as Commercial Law Firm of the year in Egypt 2013.