PORTS & SEA PORTS

PORTS & SEA PORTS

We have specialized expertise in the complexities surrounding ports, seaports and marine and inland terminal disputes of all kinds. We exercise our specialized expertise across the board of practice areas, spanning the transactional, pre-dispute and dispute aspects. The firm has been involved as counsel in some of the largest disputes arising from seaport and terminal concessions, BOTs and PPPs in the Middle East and Africa.

Industry-specific highlights:

  • We are counsel for global players in the seaport, construction, supply chain management and container terminal management business in claims against a state entity in relation to the termination of a 40-year concession concerning the BOT of a major seaport container terminal in a Middle Eastern state, with a value exceeding USD 2.2 billion.
  • Karim A. Youssef was retained as legal expert in a dispute concerning a major dispute in one of Egypt’s main eastern seaports between an Egyptian billionaire and one of the world’s largest port management and terminal operator companies.

 

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