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Karim A. Youssef wins 2019 GAR Award for Best Speech

The annual Global Arbitration Review (GAR) Awards were held in Paris last month, recognizing the most significant achievements in international arbitration throughout the year. Youssef & Partners is delighted and proud that the GAR Award for Best Lecture or Speech went to managing partner Karim A. Youssef for his speech at the Sharm El Sheikh […]

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Youssef & Partners Listed as GAR 100 Firm for Third Consecutive Year

We are very happy to announce that Youssef & Partners has been selected as a GAR 100 firm for the third consecutive year. The firm has been described by the most prestigious guide to ‘approved’ international arbitration firms as having “tripled in size” since opening in 2016, an extraordinary achievement after only three of years […]

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Karim Youssef Refutes Stigma Surrounding Investment Treaty Arbitration

The Global Arbitration Review (GAR) has profiled managing partner Karim A. Youssef‘s well-received speech refuting stigma surrounding investment treaty arbitration. The speech, titled ‘Against Stigma: Lessons in Refuting Negative Perception & Self-Reproach from the Arab Spring & the Egyptian Investment Treaty Arbitrations’ and delivered at the CRCICA‘s Sharm El Sheikh VII conference, condemned the false criticisms […]

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Youssef & Partners Main Sponsor of Sharm El Sheikh VII

The firm is very happy to be sponsoring another great event by the Cairo Regional Centre of International Commercial Arbitration – the Sharm El Sheikh VII conference on 9 – 10 December 2018. The conference is the world’s sole biennial conference on the role of state courts in international arbitration. With over 40 speakers, the […]

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Youssef & Partners Sponsors GAR Live Dubai 2018

Youssef & Partners are happy to once again sponsor GAR Live Dubai, taking place on 15 November 2018 at the DIFC Conference Centre. Sessions will cover a range of fascinating topics such as the intersection of AI and international arbitration and the use of experts in construction arbitration, as well as live debates and discussion. […]

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Youssef & Partners Makes GAR 100

We are very happy to announce the inclusion of Youssef & Partners in the 2018 GAR 100 list of the top arbitration firms worldwide. The firm has been described by the most prestigious guide to ‘approved’ International Arbitration firms as, ‘A young Cairo firm with big ambitions’. Having only opened in April 2016, it is […]

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Youssef & Partners Sponsors the 50th anniversary of UNCITRAL, 9–10 December 2017

Youssef & Partners sponsored a conference held on 9–10 December in Cairo in celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNCITRAL. The conference, titled Global Inclusion and Dispute Resolution: Harmonization Trends in International Arbitration, was organized by UNCITRAL in cooperation with the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) and hosted in their auditorium. The […]

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Y&P Sponsors the ICC-SCL 2017 Cairo Conference

Youssef & Partners were sponsors of the ICC-SCL Conference on Dispute Resolution and Construction Contracts in Egypt, which took place in Cairo on 19 & 20 November, 2017. Co-organized by the International Court of Arbitration and the Society of Construction Law-Egypt, this two-day annual conference focused on new developments in the field of construction law and […]

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Youssef & Partners Sponsors GAR Live Dubai 2017

Youssef & Partners is happy to be sponsoring GAR Live Dubai 2017. This will be the second consecutive year the firm has sponsored the conference. The 4th Annual Gar Live Dubai is chaired by Erin Miller Ranking and Hassan Arab, with a keynote presentation by Alec Emmerson. Topics include International Arbitration and the Impact of […]

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Y&P Sponsor the AILA Conference 2017

Youssef & Partners were sponsors of the AILA Conference 2017 on A Paradigm Shift in International Investment Law, which took place on 2 April. Managing partner, Karim A. Youssef, gave the opening remarks on arbitration in Egypt and the Arab Spring in a panel discussion on ‘Egypt’s Experience of Investor-State Arbitrations’. See more information here.

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Karim A. Youssef Speaks at ICC & SCL International Annual Conference

Karim A. Youssef gave the opening remarks at the ICC & SCL International Annual Conference, which took place in December 2016 in Cairo, to talk exchange rate fluctuation and its effect on construction contracts, contract prices and arbitration. The event, which Youssef & Partners sponsored, was a huge success. See the details here.

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Karim A. Youssef Gives Opening Remarks at the ICC YAF Conference 2016

Karim A. Youssef gave the opening remarks on advocacy skills in international arbitration at the 2016 ICC YAF Conference for MENA region in Beirut on 30 September 2016. The Young Arbitrators Forum of the ICC allows young practitioners to learn from experienced arbitrators about career development and areas of interest in arbitration. To learn more about […]

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In GAR: Middle East Practice Head Opens New Firm in Cairo

Youssef & Partners received international coverage of its opening on 3 April 2016 in the Global Arbitration Review, in an article titled ‘Middle East Practice Head Opens New Firm in Cairo’. Managing partner, Karim A. Youssef, received particular praise from such arbitration luminaries as Michael Reisman, Bernard Hanotiau, Jean-Pierre Harb, and Philippe Leboulanger, among others. […]

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Karim A. Youssef speaks at CRCICA-SCC Conference on Investment Arbitration involving Arab parties

Dr. Karim A. Youssef, managing partner, spoke at the International Conference on International Investment Arbitration involving Arab parties: Issues & Challenges, organised by Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration in conjunction with Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. He sat on a panel discussing The impact of the Political Uprising in the Arab World: Sources of Disputes and […]

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Karim A. Youssef speaks at 13th Biennial IFCAI Conference, Bahrain

Karim A. Youssef discussed Hot Issues in International Arbitration in the Arab World along with other industry luminaries, such as Dr. Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri and Dr. Philippe Leboulanger, at the 13th Biennial IFCAI Conference in Bahrain on 23 March 2015. The event attracted over 160 leading academic figures and arbitration experts from more than 24 countries. See […]

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Karim A. Youssef speaks at the ICCA 50th Anniversary Conference in Geneva

Karim A. Youssef joined a panel of legal luminaries to discuss ‘The Present : Commercial Arbitration as a Transnational System of  Justice?’ at the ICCA 50th Anniversary Conference in Geneva. He joined Albert Jan van den Berg, W. Michael Reisman, Emmanuel Gaillard, and Luca G. Radicati Di Brozolo. In commemoration of the founding of ICCA 50 years ago in 1961, an […]

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