Biography

Abdelrahman is a senior associate in the firm’s dispute resolution team and has over 12 years of experience in the fields of litigation and arbitration. He specializes in complex civil and white-collar criminal litigation disputes.

Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Co., Abdelrahman gained considerable work experience from a series of reputable law firms. In his capacity as a commercial litigator, he worked on a plethora of sophisticated multimillion-dollar disputes and represented some noteworthy clients across various practice areas such as competition, intellectual property, dumping, construction, employment, and pharmaceuticals.

Abdelrahman has also acted for clients in a number of high-profile arbitration cases under CRCICA rules and non-institutional UNCITRAL rules across multiple sectors including construction, medical services, sports, real estate, and commercial agency.

Currently, he is a PhD researcher at Cairo University and is conducting his research on the enforcement of letters of credit in Islamic banks.

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Recent Experience

  • Representing a prominent pharmaceutical company in a competition case worth EGP 2.04 billion.
  • Representing an international bank in a litigation case regarding a loan agreement of EGP 600 million.
  • Advising a Lebanese company in the automotive industry in a litigation case concerning an agency agreement worth EGP 300 million.
  • Assisting a presiding arbitrator in CRCICA proceedings in a case between a local construction company and an international hotel in a dispute over a Build Operate Transfer agreement.
  • Acting for a prominent hospital in an arbitration case against a foreign embassy in a dispute arising from a medical services agreement under CRCICA rules.
  • Representing a reputable steel company in a taxation case worth EGP 200 million.

Language(s)

  • Arabic
  • English

Education

Ongoing – PhD researcher, Cairo University

2009 – LLM Master’s Degree, Cairo University

2007 – LLB Bachelor of Law Degree, Cairo University

Admission

2007 – Egyptian Bar Association

Practice(s)