Zulficar & Partners

Zulficar & Partners is a GAR 100 international arbitration and corporate law practice based in Cairo, Egypt, prosecuting arbitration cases across the MENA region and beyond. In 2019, the firm was awarded the “National Law Firm of the year” (the most innovative law firm of the year) for Egypt at the IFLR Middle East Awards ceremony held at the Burj El Arab, Dubai, on 16 October 2019, and in 2019, the firm was also awarded the “Egyptian Leading Dispute Resolution Practice” by Chambers and Partners at the Chambers and Partners Middle East Awards ceremony held at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai, on 13 November 2019, and in 2017, the firm was awarded the Global Arbitration Review “Mediterranean or North African international arbitration practice that impressed in the past year” at the GAR Ceremony held on 29 March 2017 in Milan, Italy.

The firm prides itself in establishing precedents and introducing innovative products, structures and solutions to the region through their creative and proactive problem-solving approach. Our attorneys are recognised for their knowledge, creativity and uninhibited ability in offering bespoke professional services to the firm’s clients. The firm’s solid arbitration practice is founded on a combination of knowledge, expertise, creativity and strategic dispute management. The firm is a market pioneer in the world of arbitration, where they regularly prosecute cases under major institutional rules and in ad hoc proceedings. Partners and attorneys of the firm’s arbitration group are successfully able to conduct international arbitral proceedings, whether institutional or ad hoc, in diverse jurisdictions, under various laws, and in different languages.

Zulficar & Partners is increasingly instructed to prosecute high-value and highly complex arbitral proceedings spanning the business and investment spectra, and has handled mega-multimillion-dollar disputes and successfully prosecuted complex cases under major institutional rules and in ad hoc proceedings in the MENA region, Africa, Europe and Asia. Attorneys of the firm are regarded in the market and have earned the title “precedent setters”. Among the most recent success stories was the firm’s success in securing awards in favour of its clients in the oil and gas, retail, banking, tourism and hospitality and construction sectors.


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