Attorney-at-Law, DWF LLP
37-139, rue de l'Université, Paris, 75007
+33618510556, +97466849437

Areas of Expertise: administrative law, aviation, banking disputes, bankruptcy – insolvency, civil liability, civil procedure, commercial contracts, comparative law, conflict of laws, construction disputes, contracts, corporate & business law, cross-border disputes, defense industry, energy, enforcement, environmental law, expropriation – privatization, human rights, insurance, international commercial arbitration, international law, international transactions, investment arbitration, investments, joint ventures, lease disputes, maritime law – shipping, mergers & acquisitions, oil & gas, private law, public law, public procurement, public – private partnerships, stock market disputes, technology, telecommunications, tourism, transport & logistics, urban planning – infrastructure.

Arbitration experience: Ahmed Habib has handled arbitration cases conducted under the auspices of several arbitration centres (notably the ICC, ICSID, CRCICA, DIAC, LCIA and PCA) as well as ad hoc arbitration cases conducted notably in accordance with the UNCITRAL Rules. In his capacity as Counsel, he has represented Middle Eastern, European and African companies, States and State-owned companies in the course of arbitration proceedings subject to a variety of applicable laws (civil and common law legal systems), covering several jurisdictions and a wide range of disputes. He has conducted negotiations and acted as Counsel in post arbitration proceedings (setting aside and enforcement of arbitral awards). He also advises parties in drafting arbitration agreements.

Languages: Arabic, English, French

Education: Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, LL.M. in Private International Law and International Business Law, with Honours (Eiffel Scholar), Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Bachelor of Laws in International Business Law, with High Honours (Ranked first), Cairo University, Bachelor of Laws, with High Honours (Ranked first)

Professional Career: Ahmed Habib is an Attorney-at-Law, Member of Paris (France) and Cairo (Egypt) Bars, practicing at DWF LLP law firm where he is splitting his time between Paris and Doha offices. Before joining DWF LLP, he was practicing at leading law firms in Paris and Cairo. His practice is focused on commercial and investment arbitration.