Amr Abbas

Amr Abbas

Partner, Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy
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Dr Amr A Abbas is a partner and co-head of the competition law practice at Matouk Bassiouny. Dr Abbas’ practice focuses on international arbitration and competition law. He acted as the adviser to the Chairperson of the Egyptian Competition Authority and has also advised other competition authorities. He was a member of the committee drafting the amendments to the Egyptian Competition Law and the amendments to its Executive Regulations. He represents clients in contentious competition matters, advises on and conducts competition compliance reviews and undertakes training on competition law. Dr Abbas also teaches Competition Law at the Faculty of Law, Cairo University and is an adjunct professor at the Hamburg University and Cairo University joint master’s programme of law and economics. Prior to joining Matouk Bassiouny, he worked with White & Case LLP and the World Bank in Washington, DC, as well as Sharkawy & Sarhan and Ibrachy & Dermarkar law firms in Cairo. He obtained an LLB and LLM in law from Cairo University Faculty of Law, an LLM from George Washington University Law School, and a PhD from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London.

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