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You will also find insights from our lawyers around real estate analytics, tech trends, and data centres.
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Ahmed Hashem is a Senior Associate at the Transport department is located in Jeddah office and heading the practice in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, prior joining Jeddah office Ahmed was a Senior associate in Kuwait office for almost three years. Before that Ahmed was a Head of legal in Gulf Agency (Egypt) Ltd.
He has extensive experience, which is over twelve years in Maritime law in the Middle East including freight forwarder disputes, agencies, customs and insurance.
Ahmed is skilled litigator, he has handled hundreds of cases either on Maritime cases or commercial, labor, Civil and arbitration.
Being a head of legal and Senior lawyer he is responsible for providing specialist legal advice in respect of commercial, corporate, customs and Maritime law that’s includes providing legal oversight and legal risk analysis in respect to the development of rules as well as negotiating, reviewing, coordinating, drafting and revising all contracts/ agreements / tenders.
Drafting all legal documents (memos, notifications, and statements) that are relevant to running or potential claims to be submitted to the competent court. Negotiating, reviewing, coordinating, drafting and checking of contracts/agreements, which clearly reflect the commercial, technical and financial objectives of GAC. Draft and review other documents and materials where there may be legal implications and responsible for ensuring dual language drafting accuracy in documentation with legal implications.
2013 – LL.M. in Private Law, Alexandria University
2012 – Diploma in Arbitration, Alexandria University
2010 – Diploma in Private Law, Alexandria University
2008 – LLB., University of Alexandria faculty of Law
Ph.D. candidate in a joint venture program between Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Alexandria university
Member of the Egyptian Bar Association.
Member of High court of appeal.
Member of the Egyptian International Arbitration centre.
Member of the Arab Lawyer Union (ALU).