Ahmed Said joined our team in October 2016. We are happy to have him, board, as he has an extensive record of legal expertise.
Furthermore, Said has acquired a wide experience in handling maritime claims as he has participated in numerous cases in the Gulf and the Red Sea region from which he acquired extensive knowledge enabling to handle conservatory arrests of vessels and maritime claims, in general, resulting from collision accidents, pollution, maritime transport, demurrage claims, sinking of vessels and writes off, salvage, mortgage, supplies provided to the vessels, ownership disputes, etc…
Furthermore, Said has a long successful record in refuting the criminal liability vessels’ masters, officers, engineers, etc. are charged within criminal cases and associated misdemeanours in maritime incidents and transports.
Moreover, Said has special negotiations skills and recommending exceptional solutions and amicable settlements for disputes. He has an extensive record in solving seafarers’ and agents’ problems. He holds excellent connections when it comes to dealing with the competent authorities, administrative sectors, institutions and governmental authorities.
Said has further experience in following up environmental claims including coral reefs damage and pollution claims as a result of cleaning of holds and tanks, disposing of dead livestock, garbage and sewage overboard. He has wide experience in dealing with environmental violation cases claimed against petroleum companies and their platforms, fertilizers and chemicals companies and touristic villages overlooking beaches because of his familiarity with the Egyptian Environmental laws, treaties and related conventions.
Said has also previously worked as an insurance consultant at one of the major maritime transport companies. Through his previous experience in the insurance market, he has very good connections with the major insurance companies which help him facilitate insurance with the best coverage and lowest instalment obtainable.
Said has excelled in drafting civil and commercial contracts, amicable agreements and preparing release and receipt documents.
Through his career in various Civil claims especially real estate, border separation, cadastral surveys, land and property registrations before the Notary Public and Real Estate Authority as well as the registration/transfer of ownership of vessels flying the Egyptian flag before the Egyptian Authority For Maritime Safety.
Cairo University, Faculty of Law LL.B. 2004
Arabic and English
Fields of Specialization:
Egyptian Bar Association