Pool of Arbitrators

Girgis Abd El-Shahid

Managing Partner, Shahid Law Firm

Girgis is the managing partner of Shahid Law Firm in Cairo, which has grown to become one of the leading international law firms operating in Egypt and the region since its inception in 1987. Girgis is one of the youngest Egyptian lawyers to be appointed to tackle some of the most difficult arbitration cases in Egypt and the Middle East. He is thus identified amongst the world’s leading and Egypt’s youngest arbitration practitioners in Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders and Who’s Who Legal: Energy “as being among the world’s leading energy lawyers”.

Girgis’ educational background includes Georgetown University Law Center, May (LL.M. 2004); Cairo University, English Section (LL.B. 2003); American University in Cairo (B.A. in Economics, Minor in Business Administration, PA Cup Nominee, 2001).

Girgis is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration since July 1, 2018, and he is also enrolled on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Art – Since August 2019; the Kigali International Arbitration Centre Arbitrators (KIAC) – Since October 2018; the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) – Since March 2018; the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) – Since April 2015.

Jurisdiction: Egypt