Amr Omran is an associate in our international arbitration group in Dubai.
Amr works on arbitrations brought before ICSID, ICC, DIAC and UNCITRAL tribunals. His practice mainly includes advising investors in construction, commercial and investor-state arbitrations. He regularly advises clients across a range of economic sectors in various jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa region. He also sits as arbitrator.
Amr holds a License en Droit from Cairo University. He also holds a Master of Laws in Comparative Law from McGill University, a Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law from The American University in Cairo, and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. Before arriving at Freshfields, Amr worked at The World Bank in Washington, DC, and the Public Prosecution Office in Cairo.
Amr is a native Arabic speaker and fluent in English. He is admitted to practise law in Egypt and New York.