WWL Global Elite Thought Leader

Mohamed S Abdel Wahab

Legal Jurist, Practitioner and International Arbitrator with expertise in international law, comparative law, commercial and investment arbitration, construction, energy and telecommunications.

Founding Partner & Head of International Arbitration, Construction and Energy, Zulficar & Partners; Professor of International Arbitration, Private International Law and English Contract Law, Cairo University; Member of the Governing Board (ICCA); Vice-Chair of the ICC Governing Body for Dispute Resolution Services; Deputy President of the CIArb; President Elect of the CIArb (2025); Dean of the Africa Arbitration Academy; Chair of the International Expert Committee of the Permanent Forum for China Construction Law; Fellow of International Academy of Construction Lawyers; Member of the International Commercial Expert Committee, China International Commercial Court; Co- Chair, IBA…

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"Mohamed is razor sharp and hugely experienced in arbitration matters"
"He is globally recognized as one of the leading arbitrators in practice"
"Mohamed is a brilliant arbitrator for international commercial arbitration, especially construction disputes"


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Contact Details


  • Bilateral investment treaty
  • Commercial law
  • Construction contracts
  • Dispute resolution
  • Energy market
  • Islamic banking and finance
  • Arbitration & ADR
  • Construction
  • Corporate Finance/M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Insurance
  • Telecoms


  • Arabic - Native/bilingual
  • English - Working proficiency
  • French - Conversational