LACIAC’s Arbitration Personality Special: Professor Mohamed S. Abdel, Zulficar & Partners Law Firm, Cairo Egypt

The competence and expertise of African arbitrators in the international arbitration arena is often a subject of debate. Those who argue that African arbitrators possess the requisite skill in international arbitration dispel the lack-of-competence argument as mere perception. They posit that African arbitrators have the talent required to compete on the global arbitration stage. From how to harness this raw talent to developing competence in arbitration and strategically compete internationally, Professor Mohamed Abdel takes us through his experience practicing as an international arbitrator and highlights lessons that African practitioners to learn from.

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