Ahmed El Far recently joined the International Bar Association (IBA) as an officer of the Arab Regional Forum Committee (ARF).

The ARF provides lawyers active in, or with an interest in the region, with a means to establish contact and exchange information with each other.  A particular focus of interest is the continuing economic importance of the region, including reconstruction and investment projects following peace initiatives. As an Officer, Ahmed will work with other members of the Committee to provide networking opportunities, organise conferences, produce publications with regional relevance, and undertake projects of interest to lawyers with an interest in the region.

To view the list of officers, click here.


Ahmed, an associate in our London office, has represented companies, States, and State-owned entities in investment treaty and commercial arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, and CRCICA, with a particular focus on arbitrations in the energy and construction sectors.

Ahmed is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, published by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. His recent publications include the monograph on Abuse of Rights in International Arbitration (Oxford University Press, 2020).

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