Tarek Badawy is a partner in Shahid Law’s international business and dispute resolution groups, and heads the firm’s international trade, and aviation, shipping and transportation teams. He is a licensed barrister and solicitor (Ontario, non-practising) and a member of the Egyptian Bar Association.

Tarek represents clients in trade, commercial and investor-state disputes, and advises clients on transactional and compliance matters, notably in the following industries: aviation, shipping and transportation; banking and finance; energy, oil and gas; insurance and financial services; pharmaceuticals; and TMT. He also sits as an arbitrator, and regularly serves as an expert on Egyptian law before foreign courts and international arbitral tribunals.

In addition, Tarek advises lenders and borrowers in finance transactions, and has particular experience in project and aircraft financing deals. His expertise in banking and finance has been commended by The Legal 500 (banking and finance, 2016 to 2019) among other things. He has degrees from the American University in Cairo (BA), Cairo University (LLB), Essex University (LLM), and McGill University (BCL/LLB).