Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Dr. Mohamed Abdel Raouf is Partner and Head of the International Arbitration Group at ABDEL RAOUF LAW FIRM, Cairo-Egypt. He is the former Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) and an Associate Professor at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He specializes in international arbitration and ADR as well as in commercial contracts, investment agreements, construction, real estate and sports-related disputes.

His arbitration experience as arbitrator and counsel covers a wide range of arbitration Rules including those of CRCICA, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, ICSID, PCA, ICDR, DIAC, CAS, DIFC- LCIA, GCC, ADCCAC and the BCDR.

Dr. Abdel Raouf is a holder of a Ph.D. in private law from the University of Montpellier I, France. Topic of thesis was «The International Arbitrator and State Contracts» (Published).

Dr. Abdel Raouf is a member of the Advisory Board and former Vice President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and member of the Advisory Committee of the CRCICA, Egypt’s Alternate Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), an Arbitrator listed in the Panel of Arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), a Conciliator designated by the President of the World Bank Group to serve on the Panel of Conciliators maintained by the ICSID, a CEDR Accredited Mediator, Chairman of the Egypt Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a member of the Arbitration Committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA).

Dr. Abdel Raouf is ranked by Chambers and Partners in its Global Rankings among the “most in demand” and “top arbitrators” in Egypt being “a star practitioner with an exceptional and diverse expertise in arbitration and international disputes.”