Salma Selim

Associate, Paris



Salma Selim is an associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. She is trained in both French and Egyptian law.

Her practice spans commercial and investor-state arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2019, Salma acquired experience in major international law firms in Paris, London and Cairo.

Bars and Courts
The Egyptian Bar Association
Master 2, General Private Law
Université Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
Licence and Master 1, International and European Business Law
Université Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne

and Cairo University (dual degree)



Representing the main contractor in one of the world's largest infrastructure projects located in Central America in multiple arbitrations against the employer.

Representing a Middle Eastern seller of gas in an ICC arbitration relating to the price of gas under a long-term supply contract.

Representing an Eastern European State in an ICSID arbitration relating to the claimant's interests in mining operations.

Representing a Middle Eastern State entity in multiple commercial disputes relating to a gas supply contract.*

Representing a Middle Eastern State entity in a commercial dispute relating to the construction of a port.*


* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case


"The role of ICC arbitration in resolving climate change disputes", White & Case Client Alert, January 2020 (with Kirsten Odynski, Michael Polkinghorne, Mark Clarke, Elizabeth Oger-Gross)

"Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings", Kluwer Arbitration Practice Plus, 10 December 2019 (with Andrew McDougall and Poorvi Satija)