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Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law

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Managing Partner: Dr Tarek F Riad
Number of lawyers: 19
Languages: Arabic, English, French

Firm Overview:
Based in Cairo, Egypt; and it is the successor of Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Law Firm. TR is a leader in virtually every area of practice such as corporate M&A, banking and finance, privatization, upstream and downstream gas agreements, mining and petroleum concessions litigation, real estate, telecommunications, tax, construction, labour law, and international and domestic arbitration. Main areas of practice: corporation, litigation and arbitration.

Awards:
■Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Egypt — 2019 —Global Law Experts
■Top Tier Firm in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration 2019 —Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa
■Leading Law Firm in Dispute Resolution Band 1 —Chambers & Partners 2018
■Egyptian Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2019 —Global 100
■Law Firm of the Year 2019 — Dispute Resolution in Egypt — Global 100
■Tax — Law Firm of the Year — Egypt — 2018
■Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2017—M&A International Global - Legal Awards
■Construction Law Law Firm of the Year —Global Leading Lawyers 2017
■Best Lawyer of the Year —Global 100 — 2019
■Law Firm of the Year in Arbitration in 2017 —The Lawyer International Global Awards
■Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2017 —Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award
■Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2017 —Corporate INTL Legal Awards
■Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2017 —Global Law Experts Legal Awards
■Egyptian Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in 2017 —Lawyer International — Legal 100
■Commercial Law Firm of the Year in Egypt in 2015 —Global 100

Main Areas of Practice:
TR provides a diverse portfolio of legal services including: general practice, international law, corporate law, commercial agencies, licensing contracts, commercial and maritime matters, joint ventures, privatization, insurance, foreign investments, securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, local and international business contracts, BOT projects, upstream and downstream gas agreements, trademark registration and litigation, banking, mining and petroleum concessions, real estate, telecommunications and information technology, tax, construction, labor law, intellectual property, business litigation, international and domestic arbitrations, World Trade Organization agreements and dispute settlement system.

International Work:
The Managing Partner of TR, Dr. Tarek F. Riad, (TFR) during the last 29 years has represented numerous international and domestic companies and offered them a full range of legal services on all matters affecting them with special emphasis on assisting its clients in undertaking commercial transactions in Egypt of different types, dealing with any legal problem in Egypt staring from incorporating the company, taxation, undertaking commercial transactions and dispute resolution. TFR has also represented numerous foreign and Egyptian clients in commercial transactions inside Egypt including — inter alia — the legal work relating to establishing the fiber optics cable going through Egypt as part of the connection between the US and Japan, the privatization of Misr American International, the partial privatization of Eastern and granting of the third mobile license valued at US$2 billion, etc. Furthermore, TR represented numerous foreign and Egyptian clients in commercial transactions outside Egypt including — inter alia — the acquisition of the companies abroad including the recent acquisition by Egyptian company of a major information technology company in Dubai and — inter alia — including a major US oil company in the multi-billion tax Litigation cases in front of the US Courts, the Egyptian Media Production City in a major arbitration in front of the Cairo Regional Arbitration Center, and was involved in numerous construction, oil and gas and commercial and telecommunication arbitrations. The partners of TR have played an important role in drafting several very important business laws in Egypt such as the companies law, leasing law, anti-monopoly law, etc. TR is also known for its experience in providing expert testimony in front of foreign courts and arbitration tribunals.

Clients:
TR has numerous Egyptian and international clients such as: Philip Morris, Philips International B.V., AT&T, Caterpillar, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Al Chark Insurance Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Standard Bank, Cyprus Airways, Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Lockheed Martin, Servier, Saudi Telecommunications Company, Samsung Gulf Electronics, Voest – Alpine, Asko Deusche Kaufhaus AG,Aero Lloyd, Arab Monetary Fund, B.P.Amoco, Ball Corporation, Codan Insurance, Champion Technologies, INC., Companie Générale de Services et d’Applications de Télécommunications, Elf Oil Deutschland Gmbh, Estee Lauder, EG&G Sealol, Ebasco Services Incorporated, FiduciaryTrust Company International, Grand Travaux de Marseille Hoston Industries Incorporated, KIMBERLYCLARK, Kohler Co., Kuwait Finance House, MAYTAG Co., MSD (Middle East and Africa), Marathon Oil Company, P & I Club, Yves Saint Laurent.