The Egypt and Qatar Branches of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) jointly organize this webinar to engage in an open discussion on the recent developments, similarities and contrasts between the Egyptian and Qatari arbitration laws. The webinar will be delivered in the Arabic language . Simultaneous translation into the English language will be available. The opening and closing speeches will be provided by representatives of the Egypt and Qatar Branches.
Please note the time is listed in GMT.
Dr. Zain Al Abdin Sharar Senior Legal Counsel - CEO’s Office, Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre
Dr. Khaled Attia Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution, Al-Tamimi & Co - Egypt office
Mr. Taher Hozayen Lawyer and Arbitrator, Patron of the CIArb Egypt Branch
Mr. Saad Hegazy, CIArb Qatar Branch Board Member
Dr. Waleed El Nemr, Vice-Chair of the CIArb Egypt Branch
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Chair of the CIArb Egypt Branch
Eng. Ahmed Al Ansari, Chair of the CIArb Qatar Branch
Dr. Khaled Hamdy Attia is a partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Department Al-Tamimi & Co (ATCO). Dr. Khaled Attia has over 25 years of experience in the legal field. Dr Attia joined Al-Tamimi & Co (ATCO) starting January 2018 as a Partner and Head of Dispute Settlement Department. Before joining ATCO, Dr. Attia was a Partner at Sarie-Eldin & Partners Law Firm (SE&P) since February 2010. He was the partner responsible for Arbitration Department, the Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Competition matters. Dr. Attia is a registered arbitrator in the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC) and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). He is also a registered mediator at the Investment Dispute Resolution Center in the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones in Egypt (GAFI). Before joining SE&P Dr. Attia was the Executive Director of the Egyptian Competition Authority. He assumed office in January 2006 until January 2010. Dr. Attia was also a Commissioner in the COMESA Competition Commission until December 2010, and he is currently the chairperson of the Egyptian Association for the Protection of Competition.
DR. ZAIN AL ABDIN SHARAR is Senior Legal Counsel IN the CEO’s Office at the Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC). He has over 23 years’ experience in the legal field. Prior to joining the QICDRC, Dr. Sharar was the Director of Legal Affairs & Enforcement at the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA). Dr. Sharar also served for three years on the QFMA’s disciplinary committee. Dr. Sharar has taught corporate law and corporate governance at a number of Australian universities and has provided advice to board members of several Australian publicly listed companies. He worked at Qatar University for three years as an Assistant Professor of Commercial Law, where her taught companies law and arbitration law. He has also taught commercial law and maritime and aviation law at the Ahmad Bin Mohammed Military College in Qatar and has lectured on many topics at the Legal and Judicial Studies Centre at the Qatar Ministry of Justice. Dr. Sharar is a certified mediator at the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution in London and a qualified practitioner arbitrator at the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre. Moderator : TAHER HOZAYEN, Arbitrator & Lawyer Taher Hozayen has devoted about 50 years in practising international business law. Since the crack of his professional dawn, Taher Hozayen has exercised litigation, arbitration, contract drafting and provided legal advice to clients of several nationalities. B - Arbitration Mr Hozayen has been appointed as an arbitrator or as counsel in Arbitral cases in almost 50 international and local references in a diversity of arbitral disputes. Cases have varied between Ad-Hoc and institutional, sponsored by CRCICA; ICC; LCIA; LMAA; AAA; Gulf Arbitration Centre; The Arbitration Centre of the Russian Chamber of Commerce, and DIAC.