Managing Partner and Head of Litigation
Managing Partner and Head of Litigation, a multi-experienced legal counsel with over 29 years of experience in private practice and the judicial branch. Sherif spent 14 years as a Judge/Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alexandria/Egypt and before that as a Senior Public Prosecutor, which enhanced his knowledge and experience in different aspects of the law.
Moved in 2004 into private practice; before joining Saad Al Hammadi Advocates & Legal Consultants, he spent seven years in the UAE working as a senior legal counsel at two of the most prestigious local law firms in the region. As a Managing Partner, Sherif built up the firm’s reputation as one of the leading local firms with a focus on litigation.
Sherif has substantial experience in complex litigious matters involving a wide range of commercial, maritime, insurance, real estate, construction, banking and finance, intellectual property, labor and criminal disputes. Sherif is an established arbitrator and mediator.
Listed as a sole arbitrator in the Dubai International Arbitration Center (May 2016). He is a member of the Egypt Bar Association (1990) and has the right of audience before the DIFC Courts in Dubai.