Amani Khalifa is a full-time arbitration practitioner. As counsel, she spends a significant portion of her time prosecuting and defending building and engineering claims as well has handling cases involving maritime, foreign investment and oil and gas claims. She also frequently sits as arbitrator.
Amani has significant experience of numerous institutional rules, including the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA).
Amani is a CEDR accredited mediator and she regularly leads graduate seminars in ADR.
Amani is an officer of the International Bar Association’s Arab Regional Forum, a former Middle East Representative of the ICC’s Young Arbitration Forum and a member of the International Bar Association Arbitration 40 Steering Committee.
Amani read law at Downing College, Cambridge. She is qualified to practice in Egypt, England and Wales and New York State.
Amani is fluent in Arabic and in English, and has a working knowledge of French.