Amir Fathalla is a bilingual Associate in the transport and insurance practice in Bahrain and KSA. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Co. Amir was a Senior Legal Counsel in Gulf Agency Company (Egypt) Ltd. For almost 6 years. Before that Amir was a Legal Advisor at a Medical and insurance company in Qatar.

Amir has extensive experience, in maritime and commercial litigations, and specializes in handling disputes and claims relating to all types of bills of lading, ship arrests, freight forwarders, marine agencies, inland transportation, and charter parties, as well as customs and insurance policy disputes.

He has been involved in numerous incidents for P&I Clubs in a broad range of shipping sectors including pollution, collisions, grounding, shortage, salvage, crew injury, and general average cases.

He also has drafted and advised on different types of maritime documents such as agency agreements, Bills of lading, LOIs, and charter parties as well as all the commercial agreements, he drafted all legal documents (memos, notifications, and statements) that are relevant to running or potential claims to be submitted to the competent court.

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Recent Experience

  • Advising the projects of NEOM regulatory framework developments for mobility including inland, maritime, air, supply chain, and logistics.
  • Advising Haj & Umrah project for developing a new transport regulation.
  • Advising MAWANI`s project for merging the port & maritime authorities and developing new law.
  • Handling tens of P & I club matters such as (Pollution, Collision, Crew injury, Grounding, and Salvage) at Egypt Ports.
  • Handling all claims concerning freight forwards and shipping incidents with TTCLUB & ITIC.
  • Acted on behalf of China Land Shipping, Eukor Car carrier, and Wan Hai lines for several incidents in the Ports.
  • Dealing with ITF for more than ten cases concerning Crew disputes.
  • Acted on behalf of United Marine Egypt (UME), for a dispute about charted vessels for Grain shipment with Silo.


  • English
  • Arabic


2009- Bachelors of Law, Alexandria University


2010 – Egyptian Bar Association