Our Team

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri

Admitted to Bar, 1952, Egypt. Education and Professional Activities: Cairo University (LL.B., 1952); D.E.S. in Islamic Law, 1954; D.E.S. in Private Law, 1955; D.E.S. in Public Law, 1956; Paris University (D.E.S. in Political Science, 1957; D.E.S. in Comparative Law, 1956); Rennes University (D.E.S. in Philosophy of Law, 1960);

 Doctorat d’Etat, France 1962. Member of Council of State, 1952 – 1958. Member of Faculty Staff, Ain Shams University Law School, 1958 – 1973. Legal Advisor for the Ministry of Finance and Oil, Kuwait 1969 – 1970. Founding General Counselor, Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development in Kuwait, 1973 – 1974. Of Counsel, Baker & Mackenzie, Chicago, Illinois, 1975. Secretary General, Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1977 – 1978. Adjunct Professor of International Economic Law, Ain Shams University Law School, 1983. Professor of Law at Senghor University (Alexandria) (1986 to present). Vice President of Senghor University (Alexandria) (1986 – 1997). Adhoc Judge in the International Court of Justice in the Hague (1992 to present). Vice President of the ICC Institut for International Commercial Arbitration (1994 to present). Member of the Supreme Legislation Committee of the President of Egypt (1996 to present). President of Senghor University (Alexandria) (1997 to present). Judge of the Administrative Tribunal of the African Development Bank (1998 to present). Vice Chairman of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (1998 to 2008). Judge at the Administrative Tribunal of the World Bank (2010 to present). Memberships: The Bar Association of Egypt; Council of Commercial International Arbitration; Council of Euro-Arab Arbitration Systems; Institut De Droit International; Egyptian Society of International Law; Scientific Council of the ICC Institut for International Business Law and Practice. Languages: Arabic, English and French.

Dr. Tarek Fouad A. Riad

Admitted to Bar, 1980, Egypt; 1985, New York. Education and Professional Activities: Trainee, Crocker National Bank – London Branch (June – November 1976); Trainee, Wells Fargo Bank – San Fransisco (June – November 1977); Cairo University (LL.B., 1980); Harvard University Law School (LL.M., 1982; S.J.D., 1985). Member of Council of State, 1981. 

Lecturer in Private International Law, Cairo University Law School, Beni Suef Branch, 1982 – 1988; Associate, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (New York, 1983 – 1984). Special Legal Counsel to the Speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly (1994 – 2000). Member of the Egyptian Government Legislative Committee of the Ministry of Economy (1997-2000). Member of the Ministry of Economy’s Egyptian Government Committee in charge of reforming the legal regime of the Capital Market (1997-2000); Professor of Law and Deputy Director of the Centre René-Jean Dupuy pour le Droit et le Développement of Senghor University (Université Internationale de Langue Française au Service du Développement Africain, Alexandria – Egypt (1999 – 2003); Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrations (London). Registered as Arbitrator and Panelist in the special Roster of the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization. Member of legislative Committee of the Ministry of Justice responsible for amending the Investment Law (2003) Member of the Economic Committee of the Supreme Policy Council and Chairman of the two subcommittees responsible for drafting the Companies Law and the Economic Courts Law (2002-2006). Member of the Scientific Council of the ICC World Business Law Institution (2005 to present). Professor of Commercial and Business Law and head of the Business Law Department at the German University in Cairo (2003 to present). Member of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (2012 to present). Managing Partner, Kosheri, Rashed & Riad (1990 to present). Memberships: The Bar Association of Egypt; American Bar Association; American Arbitration Association; American Society of International Law; Egyptian Society of International Law; The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London). Languages: Arabic, English and French. Dr. Tarek Fouad A. Riad Admitted to Bar, 1982, Egypt; 1990, New York; 1990, U.S. District Court, Southern District. Education and Professional Activities: Cairo University Law School (LL.B., 1982); Université de Bourgogne, France (D.E.A., 1983); Academy of International Law, The Hague Netherlands 1983 and Yale University (LL.M., 1984). Memberships: The Bar Association of Egypt; American Bar Association; International Bar Association; Egyptian Society of Economics and Legislation; Egyptian Society of International Law. Languages: Arabic, English and French. Mrs. Hala Fouad A. Riad Admitted to Bar, 1978, Egypt Education and Professional Activities: Cairo Law School (LL.B 1978) Associate at Kosheri, Rashed & Riad (1978 – 1984). Partner at Kosheri, Rashed & Riad (1984 – up-to-date) Languages: Arabic and English.

Prof. Samia Sadek Rashed

Admitted to Bar, 1956, Egypt. Education and Professional Activities: Cairo University (LL.B., 1956; D.E.S. 

in Private Law; 1957 D.E.S. in Public Law, 1958; Ph.D., 1966); Yale University Law School (1961); Academy International Law, the Hague (1966). Member of Faculty Staff, Cairo University Law School, (1956 – 1997). Professor and Chairman of Private International Law Department, Cairo University Law School.

Dr. Wagdi Rageb Fahmy

Admitted to Bar, 1979, Egypt. Education and Professional Activities: Cairo University (LL.B., 1952; D.E.S. in Private Law, 1953;

D.E.S. in Public Law, 1954); Ain Shams University (Ph.D., 1967). Member of Council of State, 1952 – 1953. Member of Faculty Staff, Ain Shams University Law School, 1954. Visiting Professor, Kuwait University Law School, 1977 – 1982. Chairman, Civil and Commercial Procedure Department, Ain Shams University Law School, 1982.

Dr. Hatem Gabr

Admitted to Bar, 1956, Egypt. Education and Professional Activities: Cairo University (LL.B., 1956; D.E.S. in Private Law;

1957 D.E.S. in Public Law, 1958; Ph.D., 1966); Yale University Law School (1961); Academy International Law, the Hague (1966). Member of Faculty Staff, Cairo University Law School, (1956 – 1997). Professor and Chairman of Private International Law Department, Cairo University Law School.