In 2021, he was appointed Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
In 2014, he won the prestigious Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Prize for Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the ASA. This prize is awarded every two years to “counsel who, through their exceptional talents in advocacy, significantly contribute to the promotion of effective resolution of international commercial disputes through arbitration”.
“Raëd Fathallah is a very persuasive advocate and knows the issues inside out. He handles the legal matters with profound commercial sensibility and puts the client's interests and objectives before anything else.”
“Raëd Fathallah brings a wealth of experience acting for states, state-owned companies and multinationals on the full range of arbitration mandates. He is particularly adept at advising on matters involving Egypt and the Middle East. He is praised for his customer-oriented approach”.
“Raëd Fathallah is responsive and is praised for his perceptive and subtle approach. He is easy to work with as he has good communication skills.”
Chambers Europe, 2019-2021
“Raëd Fathallah is ‘highly rated as an arbitrator’ in the market and is frequently active in disputes across North Africa. He is well versed in both investment and commercial arbitrations and regularly appears before ICSID, the ICC and the LCIA.”
“Raëd Fathallah is ‘clearly a very good disputes practitioner’, and is also noted for his ‘strong practice as an arbitrator’.”
Chambers Global (Africa-wide), 2020
Raëd Fathallah “is undoubtedly one of the brightest minds of his generation”, say observers, who are left impressed by “his professionalism, experience and client-orientated approach”. Commentators say, “He quickly understands the needs of the client and always provides comments in a brief, concrete and substantial manner.”
Who’s Who Legal, 2019
Recognised as a “Leading” Arbitrator
“Recommended Lawyer” in Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
The Legal 500 EMEA, 2019-2020