Name: Dr. Tarek Riad
Firm Name: Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Telephone: + (202) 2 795 4795
Fax: + (202) 2 7958521

Professional Biography:

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Admitted to Bar, 1980, Egypt; 1985, New York.

Education and Positions
  • Trainee, Crocker National Bank – London Branch (June – November 1976);
  • Trainee, Wells Fargo Bank – San Fransisco (June – November 1977);
  • Cairo University (LL.B., 1980);
  • Harvard University Law School (LL.M., 1982; S.J.D., 1985).
  • Member of Council of State , 1981.  Lecturer in Private International Law, Cairo University Law School, Beni Suef Branch, 1982 – 1988;
  • Associate, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (New York), 1983 – 1984.
  • Special Legal Counsel to the Speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly (1994 – 2001).
  • Member of the Egyptian Government Legislative Committee of the Ministry of Economy (1997-2000).
  • Member of the Ministry of Economy’s Egyptian Government Committee in charge of reforming the legal regime of the Capital Market (1997-2000);
  • Professor of Law and Deputy Director of the Centre René-Jean Dupuy pour le Droit et le Développement of Senghor University (Université Internationale de Langue Française au Service du Développement Africain, Alexandria – Egypt (1999 – 2003);
  • Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrations (London).
  • Registered as Arbitrator and Panelist in the special Roster of the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization.
  • Member of a legislative Committee of the Ministry of Justice responsible for amending the Investment Law (2003).
  • Member of the Economic Committee of the Supreme Policy Council and Chairman of the two subcommittees responsible for drafting the Companies Law and the Economic Courts Law (2002-2005).
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the ICC World Business Law Institution (2005 to present).
  • Professor of Commercial and Business Law and head of the Business Law Department at the German University in Cairo (2003 to present).
  • Managing Partner, Tarek Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law, the successor of Kosheri, Rashed and Riad – Legal Consultants and Attorneys at Law, (1990 to date)
  • The Bar Association of Egypt
  • American Bar Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • American Society of International Law
  • Egyptian Society of International Law
  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London).
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French.