Ms. Heba Salem is a Case Manager and Legal Researcher at the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration "CRCICA" since 2008. During that time, she administrated a large number of institutional and ad-hoc arbitration cases, as well as mediation cases. She publishes regularly since 2009 a section at the Journal of Arab Arbitration including the most important legal principles decided by arbitral tribunals constituted under the auspices of CRCICA. She has also published an article on pathological arbitration clauses.
Ms. Salem participated in almost all the conferences and training courses organized by the Centre, including, for instance, the training course on "Expert Witness in International Commercial Arbitration” in 2016, the workshop on "Interactive Teaching Training of Trainers" in 2016, and the joint conference organized by ICSID and CRCIA titled “"Key Issues in International Investment Arbitration" in 2016..etc. She represented CRCICA as speaker in the 2014 Arab League Conference on “Investment and Economic Cooperation.”
Ms. Salem is a CEDER accredited mediator (since 2010), a research fellow at the China – Africa Legal Research Center (June 2017) and a Consultant for the China – Africa Legal Training Base, and the FOCAC - Legal Forum. She has also passed successfully the required courses of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Cairo Branch) leading to its membership in March 2016.
Ms. Salem is currently preparing a PHD in Private International law at the Faculty of Law, Cairo University.