AHMED ELSHABRAWY

Mr. Ahmed El Shabrawy, Senior Associate, is a member of the litigation team at ZH&P.  He has been working as a lawyer since 1992 where he acted as a legal advisor to various firms working in the fields of import, export, contracting, textiles, networks and communications – among others. His area of expertise is Civil, Criminal, Labor and Corporate Law.

Having joined ZH&P in 2003 and with a current experience of over 24 years, selected examples of the matters he has taken part in include:

• Representing Global SantaFe Corporation and Trans Ocean Company in their defense against a claim for $764,349 as compensation for unfair dismissal. Case won in 2014

• Representing an upper management representative of one of Egypt’s lead banks in a defense against Misdemeanor and alleged dishonesty. The Case won in 2006

• Representing Trans Ocean Company against claims for labor entitlements.  Case was won in 2008

• Representing one of the leading automotive companies in Egypt in its defense against a customer’s request for compensation for alleged harms inflicted on him as a result of a car manufacturing defect.  Case won in 2015.

Additionally, Mr. El Shabrawy has obtained a judgment from the Court of Cassation in connection with the renewal of employment contracts for more than one term, regulating that such recurrent renewals do not convert the employment contract from definite into indefinite terms. This principal was quoted as evidence by some of the professors and scholars of the law, including Prof. Dr. Ahmed Hassan Elborai in his book “Al Waseet on Social Legislatives,” Volume II, 2009 Edition, Page. 828.

Mr. El Shabrawy is member of the Egyptian Bar Association and was admitted before the Court of Cassation in 2010. He is proficient in Arabic.

He has achieved the LL.B. from Cairo University’s Faculty of Law in 1990 and has successfully participate in a course on technical analysis of shares and bonds - offered by the “Egyptian Society of Technical Analysts” - as well as several courses in arbitration.

E-mail: ahmed.elshabrawy@hashemlaw.com