Chaymaa Shady is an associate at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes.
Her experience includes international arbitrations conducted under ICC, ICSID and CRCICA Rules, with a focus on energy disputes.
INCLUDES REPRESENTATION OF:
The Arab Republic of Egypt, Respondent in an arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules, administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, in relation to a petrochemical plant. Over USD 2 billion is at stake.
An African petrochemical company in an ICC arbitration with a North American company. The dispute arises from a Marketing and Off-Take Agreement governed by English law.
EGAS in an ICC arbitration in Paris initiated by Spanish Egyptian Gas Company S.A.E. (SEGAS) and in two CRCICA arbitrations in Cairo and Madrid initiated by Union Fenosa Gas (UFG). The arbitrations, which involved claims in excess of USD 4 billion, arose under a tolling agreement governed by English law and a related long-term gas supply agreement governed by Egyptian law. In a precedent-setting award on the English law of assignment, the ICC Tribunal dismissed the USD 300 million claim brought by SEGAS against EGAS. In another ground-breaking decision on the application of the ICSID Convention, the Madrid seated CRCICA Tribunal equally dismissed the entirety of the USD 3.6 billion claim brought by UFG. Finally, in the Cairo seated CRCICA arbitration, the Tribunal dismissed the USD 10 million claim brought by UFG.
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Respondent in an ICSID arbitration initiated by Orascom TMT Investments S.à.r.l. (ICSID Case No. ARB/12/35). The dispute related to alleged breaches of the bilateral investment treaty between Algeria and the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union in relation to the operation of a mobile telephone company in Algeria. The USD 4 billion claim brought against our client was dismissed in its entirety.
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master 2 Private International Law and International Business Law
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master 1 in European and International Business Law