Dr. Fatma Salah

Arabic & English

Fatma has more than 22 years experience in corporate law, energy and renewables, cross-border transactions, and dispute resolution. She represents local and international corporations and financial institutions from the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia as well as governmental entities. She also provides legal advices and represents clients in high profile litigation trade investigations in a broad spectrum of business sectors.

Fatma is a professor of law at the School of Law, Cairo University since 2010. She teaches courses of business law, international commercial arbitration and evidence law.


• Ph.D - Cairo University School of Law, Egypt - 2009
• Masters of Laws (LL.M) - George Washington Law School, USA - 2008
• Visiting Scholar, George Washington Law School, USA - 2006
• Masters of Laws - Cairo University School of Law, Egypt - 2003
• Bachelor of Law, LL.B, Anglo-American Law Department, Cairo University, Egypt - 2001

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Other Publications
  • New Approval Required for Government Contracts and Arbitration Agreement in Egypt, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 21 February 2021.
  • Egypt Court Annuls Award Against Libya on the Substantive Ground of fundamental Error of law, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 19 July 2020.
  • Egypt: New Investment Law – ADR for Investor-State Disputes, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 14 April 2015.
  • Journal of International Commercial Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, vol. (30), Issue 1, 2013, pp. 71–79.
  • Egyptian Evidence Law from a Procedural Perspective, Darul Nahda El-Arabeya, 2012 (Egypt).
  • The Role of National Courts in Arbitration from a Comparative Perspective”, Darul Nahda El-Arabeya, 2010 (Egypt).
  • Enforcement of Arbitral Awards: A Comparative Study of Egyptian Arbitration law and the U.S.A. Arbitration Act, Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Arbitration, Issue 12(2).
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