Yehia Shahine

Yehia Shahine has 11 years of experience in the dispute resolution practice with top tier local and international law firms in Egypt and France. Yehia is currently a Partner and spearheads the Arbitration Practice in Adsero - Ragy Soliman & Associates. Yehia's practice encompasses handling complex high profile litigation cases and commercial arbitration procedures related to telecommunications, civil, commercial, competition and sports laws. Yehia has been involved in large domestic and international commercial and investment arbitration proceedings covering a number of industry sectors and conducted under a variety of arbitration rules including the ICSID, ICC, CRCICA, CAS, DIAC, LCIA, GAFTA and UNCITRAL. Yehia holds Bachelors of Law from both Cairo and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne universities. He is also holder of a Master's degree in International & European Business Law, in addition to a Master’s degree in Business & Tax Law both from Paris I Panthéon -Sorbonne University. Yehia was admitted to the Cairo Bar Association in 2009.

Yehia Shahine spearheads the Arbitration Practice in Adsero - Ragy Soliman & Associates. 

Yehia teaches Comparative Business Law in the French University In Egypt (the Faculty of Business Administration).

Mr. Shahine is the country reporter from Egypt for the New York Convention 1958 website (www. ).

Before joining Adsero, Mr. Shahine was as Senior Associate at the Dispute Resolution Department of at Baker & McKenzie, Cairo Office. During his tenure, he represented some of the firm's major clients in many arbitration proceedings, under a variety of arbitration rules in multi-descipline industries including sports, airlines, telecom, equipment manufacturing, agro-food, oil & gas to name a few. 

Yehia acted as counsel in a large number of ad-hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings before ICC, ICSID, CRCICA, LCIA, DIAC, CAS, GAFTA and UNCITRAL. Yehia also served as Secretary of the Tribunal in a number of international arbitration proceedings.

2010 - 2011 Master’s degree in International & European Business Law - Paris I Panthéon- Sorbonne University 

2009 - 2010 Master’s degree in Business & Tax Law - Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University

2008 - 2009 Maîtrise degree in Business Law - Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University

Bachelor of law - Cairo University

2007 - 2008 Bachelor of Law (license en Droit) - Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University

2006 - 2007 DEUG (Diploma of General Law Studies) - Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

2014 – 2019 Baker & McKenzie  Dispute Resolution Department - Cairo Office

2013 – 2014 Mena Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwälte - Cairo Office

2011 - 2012 Shearman & Sterling LLP  - International Arbitration Department and European Corporate Department, Paris, France 

2010 - 2011 Al Kamel Law Office - Corporate and Projects Finance Departments Cairo, Egypt

2008 - 2010 various intern positions with: Veil & Jourde - Paris, France, De Pardieu, Brocas & Maffei - Paris, France, and Hamza & Associates – Cairo, Egypt.

  • Yehia received accolades for his work as an arbitration practitioner, including being recognized as a "Rising Star" by Legal500 for two years in a row

  • Co-author, chapter on Egypt, Baker & Mckenzie Global Product Recall Handbook, 2017 edition;

  • Co-author, chapter on International Arbitration in Egypt, Baker & Mckenzie Intrenational Arbitration

    Yearbook, 2017 edition;

  • Co-author, Global Privacy Handbook, published by Baker & McKenzie, 2015;

  • Co-author, Investment Treaty Arbitration know-how chapter for Egypt, the Global Arbitration Review ("GAR"), 2014;

  • Co-author, the international arbitration and amicable dispute settlement mechanisms section in the “Business Climate Review of Egypt”, published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD"); and

  • Co-author, the International Private Law and Arbitration, Mena Associates’ Guide to Business Law in Egypt.

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