Abdel Hamid Fahmy
2 Patrice Lumumba Street
2nd Floor, Alexandria,
Tel: +20 3 495-0000
Fax: +20 3 495 8000
Abdel Hamid has been involved in shipping law since 1984. He joined Eldib Advocates in 1985.
Abdel Hamid qualified as a lawyer specializing in marine cases, shipping, arbitration and commercial litigation. His primary area of expertise and experience is wet and dry shipping.
Abdel Hamid has dealt with a wide range of high profile casualties, including collisions, oil pollution and groundings cases. He also deals with total loss, damage to ports’ properties claims, stowaways and cargo claims.
He handles international disputes for P&I Clubs and for a wide variety of clients worldwide in the shipping, insurance and international trade fields.
He was part of the both teams handling the high profile cases of the Grigoroussa 1 and Al Samidoon oil pollution incidents that took place in the Suez Canal, where through their efforts succeeded in allowing these vessels to sail after minimal stoppage time and cost.
Abdel Hamid has also handled the collision case of the passenger vessel Costa Europa that took place in Sharm El Sheikh on 2010.
Shipping Law Practice:
We are long-term, specialist advisers to the international shipping business. Our longstanding experience and proficiency produced us to represent most of Protection & Indemnity Associations in the Egyptian ports and to be the legal advisor of the Shipping Chambers in Egypt. As our most renowned and specialized field of expertise we have a solid understanding of how the market works from the perspective of the P&I Clubs, underwriters, ship-owners, charterers, providers, freight forwarders, and cargo interest.
Our complete coverage in the Egyptian ports has fostered our experience in dealing with the port authorities, terminals, and other respective governmental departments, which allows us to attend to our clients’ requests efficiently and in the prescribed time. Our focus is on assisting our clients to guard against and manage risks, and to assist them to resolve disputes.
Eldib Advocates is a full-service law firm based in Egypt and is recognized as one of the oldest and most reliable firms. Our offices have a diverse team of attorneys collaborating across 20 major practice areas in four office locations across Egypt and heavily catering to the Middle East. Our size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable us to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters.