Designation: Partner
Location: Egypt

Ahmed Awni

Ahmed Awni is a partner at Meysan Partners. Ahmed advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters including general corporate, commercial, and financial litigation and global regulatory investigations.

With over 30 years of experience working as an attorney, Mr. Awni has earned significant knowledge in dispute resolution matters, with an extensive experience in representing plaintiffs in complex class action litigation in the areas of contracts, employment, commercial and financial litigation.

Ahmed provides Legal advice and counselling on a broad range of industries, including retail, banking insurance, art galleries, and family businesses relating to policy drafting and implementation and internal investigations.


Dispute resolution


Egyptian Lawyers Association, 1992


BA Law, Alexandria University, 1990
Diploma Law, Alexandria University, 1992

• Advised various financial institutions on significant disputes involving lenders, often arising in the context of troubled companies and includes enforcement and recovery issues.
• Represented a global financial institution in litigation against a former private wealth client.
• Represented various individuals and companies in the context of shareholders litigation.
• Represented a regional company against criminal charges and charges under the U.S. False Communications Act in one of the largest governments contracting cases brought by the U.S. government.
• Defending a Spanish company against a local subcontractor and a governmental entity in a sophisticated land-works subcontract claim.
• Advised Agility on its successful global settlement of dual criminal and civil proceedings stemming from US government food-supply contracts between the years of 2003 to 2010.
• Represented Massaleh Real Estate Company in the dispute with the Tourism Enterprises (a state-affiliated company).
• Acted for a UAE-based fashion retail company in a dispute with a Kuwaiti business partner.
• Represented an engineer on the accusation for embezzling public funds from a state-owned company.
• Represented one of the world’s leading news agencies in multiple proceedings before various types of courts.
• Advised a group of re-insurers in the context of their settlement of a multi-million-dollar insurance claim with an Egyptian State-owned company.
• Represented an Egyptian developer in a multi-million-dollar finance transaction relating to the construction of a hotel and commercial complex in Cairo, Egypt.

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