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Click here to enlarge.   Karim HAFEZ IAI Member   
5 Ibrahim Naguib Street
Garden City
Cairo 11451
Egypt
Tel: +20.2.279.80.200
Fax: +20.2.279.80.296
k.hafez@hafeznet.com
http://www.hafeznet.com

 
 
Languages   Arabic (native); English, French (fluent)
   
Nationality   Egypt
   
Bar Admission   Egypt - 1992
   
Education   Cambridge University (LLM (First Class) - 1995; PhD - 2004); Harvard Law School (Visiting Scholar - 2001-02); Cairo University (Licence en droit - 1992)
   
Academic  
Position  
Assistant Professor of Law - The American University in Cairo (International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment Law)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Member of the tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings under the auspices of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Egypt)
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbigtration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of ICSID (international investment, construction, energy, hotel management, and general commercial matters); arbitration-related proceedings before Egyptian courts
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/4, Antoine Abou Lahoud and Leila Bounafeh-Abou Lahoud v. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Award, 7 Feb. 2014 (full text ITA)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "Cairo," in Choice of Venue in International Arbitration (M. Ostrove, C. Salomon, B. Shifman eds., OUP, 2014)

• Complex Arbitration – The Limits of a Neo-liberal Institution (forthcoming)

• "Styles of advocacy, arbitrator temperament, and the analytics of arbitral scholarship," 8 Arab J. Int’l Arb. 19 (Aug. 2005)

• "The Supervisory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice," 64 Arbitration 228 (Aug. 1998)

• "The General Principles of Law Applicable to International Disputes," 64 Arbitration 1 (Feb. 1998 Supp.)
   

 
   
 
 
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