Chambers Global Guide 2021 - Egypt Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Youssef & Partners (Youssef + Partners) has topped the arbitration law firm rankings as a Band 1 firm and was described by Chambers as a
“dynamic practice highlighted for its exceptional skills in international arbitration”.
Frequently represents investors in their claims against government entities and is equally well versed in high-value commercial arbitrations. Acts for major regional and international clients failing from such industry sectors as oil and gas, real estate and construction.”
Managing Partner Karim A. Youssef has been honored as a Star Individual, a distinction given only to what Chambers describes as those at the very top of their markets and with “exceptional recommendations in their fields.” The Guide describes
Karim A. Youssef as “the number one arbitration lawyer in Egypt”.
As counsel, he represents an enviable client list, which features numerous well-known international companies.
He also regularly sits as an arbitrator in multi-billion-dollar cases. He is held in extremely high regard for his expert handling of investment treaty claims against government entities and is further praised as an “extremely hands-on” adviser who “gives game-changing strategy”.” The guide also highlighted his position in their arbitration rankings as one of the “Most In-Demand Arbitrators”.
Partner César Ternieden was also recognized in the guide’s arbitration rankings. The guide says “he has a range of experience assisting with major investment treaty and commercial arbitration matters, including in the oil and gas sector.
Sources describe him as “a very good, very smart lawyer.”
See the full ranking here.