Abdallah El Shehaby

AbdallahAbdallah El Shehaby
Senior Partner and Member of the Executive Committee

Abdallah is a Senior Partner and a member of the Executive Committee at Ibrachy Legal Consultancy. He has more than 13 years of experience in leading local and international law firms. He primarily focuses on Arbitration, Construction, Banking & Finance, Competition & Anti-trust and Sports laws.

Abdallah has advised and/or appeared in ICSID, OIC, IATA, ICC, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, CRCICA, CAS and ad- hoc high-profile arbitrations of multi-million US Dollars. The arbitrations he has been involved in covered a wide range of fields, namely Sports, Construction, M&A, Hospitality, Telecommunications, logistics & transportation, and Oil & Gas. He has also advised and/or appeared in numerous mega arbitrations setting aside procedures in Egypt and UAE. Abdallah has obtained a temporary permit to plead before the Dubai Courts in the occasion of an important setting aside case. Abdallah has additionally advised and participated in various successful mediations. Abdallah frequently sits as arbitrator in local and internationa arbitrations. He is as a recognized arbitrator by the Egyptian Ministry of Justice

Abdallah is a Construction ADR lecturer at the American University in Cairo. He is as well the Co-chairman of the Young CRCICA unit.

Abdallah has advised several employers and contractors in water, medical, petrochemical and electrical construction projects with both FIDIC and ad-hoc contracts.

Abdallah has advised numerous borrowers, leading banks and financial institutions (both Egyptian and international) in connection with various high-value syndicated facilities and loans, project finance, settlements of debts and debt restructures.

Abdallah has handled as well over his career a number of successful M&A, competition cases and various general commercial law work.


Languages: Arabic, English and French


Abdallah holds a Master degree in European and international business law, University Paris 1 – Pantheon Sorbonne, a Maitrise de Droit in International Business Law from Paris1 – Pantheon Sorbonne University and a Bachelor of Law from Cairo University. Abdallah holds a Management Diploma jointly awarded by FIFA and CIES