Dr Amr A Abbas is a partner and the head of arbitration at Matouk Bassiouny. Dr Abbas is also a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Cairo University. Dr Abbas’ practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration as well as competition and international trade disputes. Prior to joining Matouk Bassiouny, he worked with White & Case LLP and the World Bank in Washington, DC as well as, Sharkawy & Sarhan and Ibrachy & Dermarkar law firms in Cairo. He has also acted as the legal adviser for the Egyptian Competition Authority. Dr Abbas is currently representing clients in CRICICA, ICC and ICSID arbitrations and acting as co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and presiding arbitrator in CRCICA and ADCCAC arbitration.