The Arab Republic of Egypt, Respondent in a UNCITRAL arbitration initiated by four Middle Eastern investors in connection with the alleged violation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) agreement. The dispute arises from the alleged expropriation and mistreatment of investments in major commercial and touristic real estate projects in Egypt. USD 52 billion is at stake. We succeeded in obtaining the summary dismissal of claims totalling USD 30 billion with the remaining claims now being briefed by the parties on the merits.
A State in two parallel investment arbitrations arising in respect of a concession for the creation and operation of a natural gas distribution network. Over USD 200 million is at stake.
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought by the Egyptian companies Qalaa Holdings S.A.E. and ASEC Cement S.A.E on the basis of the bilateral investment protection treaty between Algeria and Egypt. The dispute concerns alleged violations of the State’s obligations under the treaty, in the context of a cement plant construction project near the city of Djelfa and the participation of ASEC Cement S.A.E. in an active cement plant near the city of Zahana.
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master 2 in Arbitration and International Business Law
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Master 2 in Business Law (With honors, troisième de promotion)
Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, LL.B and Master 1 in Business Law (With honors, vice-major de promotion)
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Honorable Mention ‘Martin Domke Award for Individual Oralist’, 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2019)
Honorable Mention ‘Eric E. Bergsten Award for Team Orals’, 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2019)
« Les sanctions de l’abus de droit de vote en droit des sociétés », in L’Actionnaire, 17è ed., Rev. Droit & Affaires (2020)