Laila El Shentenawi
Senior Associate – Al Tamimi
Laila El Shentenawi is a qualified Lawyer in Egypt and a Senior Associate in Al Tamimi & Company’s Arbitration & Dispute Resolution team. She is also a member of Al Tamimi’s Sports Law Group.
Laila’s practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration, mediation and sports dispute resolution. Her clients include governments, regional organizations, international organizations, multi-national companies, banks, investors, international athletes and sports bodies. She worked with different arbitration rules including the ADCCAC, CRCICA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC and the UNCITRAL.
Laila is a CEDR accredited mediator; she is a listed mediator with the CRCICA as well as the Investors Dispute Resolution Center affiliated to the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones in Egypt (GAFI). She is a visiting lecturer at Middlesex University, an external CEDR Faculty and regularly leads seminars on Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation.
Laila also holds several positions including:
• Member of the ICC Arab Arbitration Group;
• Middle East and Africa Representative for the IBA Mediation Committee;
• Co-Chair for the IBA Mediation Subcommittee for Young Mediators; and
• Visiting Lecturer at Middlesex University, Dubai.