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Projects and infrastructure
Helmy, Hamza & Partners (Baker & McKenzie) recently advised the IFC on loans of $200m and $125m to the Egyptian Fertilizer Company. Mohamed Ghannam is recommended.
Shalakany Law Office is advising Emaar Misr for Development SAE on a 20-year concession project to provide electrical power for a large real estate project in Cairo, and is assisting two consortia with the Gulf of Suez 250MW build-own-operate renewable energy project. It is also advising the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development on the Rod El Farag Axis PPP project. Department head Aly El Shalakany and senior associate Bassam Moussa are recommended.
Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law advises various construction, mining and petroleum sector clients, and has experience in development work and project finance. Ayman Essam handles infrastructure development. Yasser Hashem is also recommended.
Dentons’ office managing partner Michael Lacey is experienced in international construction projects, with particular focus on privatisations. Legal consultant Frédérique Léger specialises in project finance.
Nour Law Office managed by Trowers and Hamlins has extensive PPP experience. Clients include Chemonics Egypt, the IFC and Exim Bank. Sara Hinton has a thriving projects and infrastructure practice. Tim Armsby joined Eversheds LLP in Abu Dhabi.
Sharkawy & Sarhan advises on Egyptian tenders, concessions and PPP law, and also handles negotiations with the state. It recently advised the PPP Unit of the Ministry of Finance (in conjunction with the IFC) on the New Cairo Wastewater Treatment Plant project. Ahmed El Sharkawy is highly recommended.
Al Kamel Law Office has advised on infrastructure projects in a range of industry sectors, including energy, natural resources and transport. Clients include EDF, China Shipping, South Asian Petrochem, and Standard Bank. Managing partner Mohamed Kamel, Mostafa Mostafa, Tamim Foda and Rasheed Kamel are recommended.
DLA Matouk Bassiouny advises on all aspects of infrastructure and other projects, including disputes. It represented Egyptian Resorts Company in a case regarding the annulment of a contract between the client and the Tourism Development Authority. Other recent work includes assisting TCI Sanmar with obtaining a £130m facility to expand one of the biggest PVC factories in the Middle East. Omar Bassiouny is recommended for contentious matters, and Mahmoud Bassiouny leads on project finance.
Ibrachy & Dermarkar is advising ArcelorMittal on acquiring a licence to build steel factories in Egypt. Managing partner Bahieldin El Ibrachy and Hegazy El Wakil are experienced project finance specialists.