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Thursday, 24 February 2022

Chamber Global releases arbitration rankings + Trade Ministry recognizes best-in-class exporters

Chambers Global names Egypt’s top arbitration litigators: Chambers and Partners has released its 2022 list of top-ranked Egyptian arbitration firms and lawyers. Shahid Law Firm, Youssef & Partners, and Zulficar & Partners made the research firm’s top-ranked band. Youssef’s Karim Youssef and Zulficar’s Mohamed Abdel Wahab were awarded the title of “star individuals” on the basis of “exceptional recommendations,” while Shahid’s Girgis Abd El-Shahid and Shalakany Law Office’s Khaled El Shalakany made the top band for individual lawyers.

Other firms with team members getting nods include:

  • ALC Alieldean Weshahi & Partners
  • Matouk Bassiouny
  • Rizkana & Partners
  • Khodeir & Partners
  • Nour & Partners in association with Al Tamimi & Company)
  • Shehata law office

You can get the full run-down on the rankings here.

Top exporters get inaugural excellence awards: The Trade Ministry and the Engineering Export Council gave awards to nine of fifty competing exporters as it launched the Engineering Export Excellence Award (EXXA).

The nine awardees: Kandil Egypt was named best small exporter, Chloride Egypt was the top medium-sized exporter, and Elsewedy Electric was the best large exporter. Sumitomo Egypt was the top freezone exporter, Groupe Atlantic exported to the most countries, and Samsung Electronics was the top among multinationals and for exports to Africa. Everest Egypt Industrial, Elaraby Group, and ZMC also got gongs.

Raya CX earned the gold award for Digital Transformation Strategy at this year’s Gulf Customer Experience Awards.

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