Biography

Karim is a bilingual litigator, who specializes in civil, commercial and Labor cases. He gained valuable experience before courts in the Middle East. He primarily focuses on shipping, aviation, inland transportation and insurance matters.

Karim has been involved in a number of shipping disputes and casualties. His clients include P&I Clubs, P&I Club correspondents and agents, ship-owners, shipping lines, freight forwarders, bunker suppliers, shipbuilders, terminals, insurance companies, banks, oil companies and airlines On the contentious side, he advises clients on carriage of goods by sea, ship arrests, bunkers, pollution, general average, salvage, grounding, customs disputes and insurance claims.

He is regularly consulted by clients on commercial, civil law matters and dispute resolution and with regards to the drafting/reviewing commercial contracts and commercial disputes including termination and deregistration of the agency agreement, disputes arise from facility investment agreements

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Recent Experience

  • Provide legal assistance to the P&I of the vessel Sweet Lady grounding at Aqaba Gulf.
  • Represent the vessel Abul Kalam Azad at Ras Ghareib before the court and the competent authority concerning pollution incident.
  • Represent several Air Carriers in cargo and passengers

Language(s)

  • Arabic
  • English

Education

2006 – Faculty of Law English Department, Alexandria University

Admission

2006 – Egyptian Bar Association

Practice(s)