Omar Elzorkany



  • Omar’s practice focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and capital markets. He has also acted in international arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution cases.
  • Prior to joining KAB LS, Omar practiced for six years in the Dubai, Riyadh and Doha offices of two leading UK-based law firms and a leading Egyptian law firm based in Cairo.
  • Counsel in the context of a joint venture partnership formed by real estate developers in an ICC arbitration against a government institution in connection with the development of a state-of-the-art medical and research center in the Middle East.
  • Counsel in a CRCICA arbitration against an engineering consulting group.
  • Counsel of a global automobile manufacturer in a JCAA arbitration.
  • Counsel of a global oil rig contractor in a CRCICA arbitration against an oil and gas services company.
  • Counsel of an Asian consortium of investors in the context of an acquisition stake by an international financial institution in a company active in the energy sector in Asia.
  • Counsel of a real estate developer in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration against a government entity regarding a real estate project.
  • Counsel of a regional private equity fund on the acquisition of a stake in the capital of a manufacturer of engineering products and components.
  • Counsel of a multinational oil and gas company in connection with a proposed acquisition.
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • International Arbitration
  • LL.M. (Masters of Law), Columbia University School of Law in New York
  • Master 2 (Research) International Economic Relations Law, Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • MBA/Master 2 (Professional) Business Law and Management, Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Licence of French Law and Master 1 International and European Business Law, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • LL.B. of Egyptian Law, Cairo University
  • Le Caire (2009)
  • New York (2014)
  • French
  • English
  • Arabic