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 was exceptionally effective in negotiating some difficult procedural matters with unusually difficult opposing counsel.”
“He is one of the most impressive lawyers I have seen, he is very skilled all around, even to cross-examine witnesses; he did a fantastic job.”
Chambers Europe, 2023
“Raëd Fathallah is an excellent strategist. He is a top name for Middle-Eastern work and is masterful and well-established in the arbitration community.”
“Raëd is a very well-regarded counsel and arbitrator. He is an excellent practitioner who regularly handles large-scale and complex investment commercial arbitration cases.”
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, 2019-2022
“Recommended Lawyer” in Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022
Recognised as a “Leading” Arbitrator
“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