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Eldib Advocates

Work +20 3 495 0000
Alexandria, Cairo, Port Said, Suez

The firm: Eldib Advocates is a full-service law firm based in Egypt and is recognised as one of the oldest and most reliable firms having been established in 1875. Its offices have a diverse team of attorneys collaborating across various practice areas in four office locations across Egypt and caters predominantly to Middle East clients. Eldib effectively explains its clients’ options and the risks involved in any venture and leads them to make the most appropriate decisions to secure their businesses and endeavours. The firms’ client base includes emerging and middle-market businesses, national and multinational corporations, financial institutions, public entities, educational and nonprofit institutions, and individuals.

Areas of practice: Maritime: Eldib is renowned as long-term, specialist advisers to the international shipping community. The firms’ longstanding experience and proficiency lead it to represent most of P&I Associations in the Egyptian ports and to become the legal advisor to the Shipping Chambers in Egypt. As its most renowned and specialised field of expertise Eldib Advocates has a solid understanding of how the market works from the perspective of the P&I Clubs, underwriters, ship-owners, charterers, freight forwarders and cargo interest. The firms’ complete coverage in the Egyptian ports has fostered its experience in dealing with the port authorities, terminals, and other respective governmental departments, which allows it to attend to its clients’ requests efficiently and in the prescribed time. Eldib Advocates focus is on assisting its clients to guard against and manage risks, and to assist them in resolving disputes. The firm specialises in handling all matters related to the maritime industry.

Employment and Labour: the firms labour and employment sector covers the following principal areas: General advice and counseling, Employment litigation and ADR, traditional labour law, drafting all types of employment agreements and handling disputes that may arise, in or out of connection with the employment agreements, between the employer and employees. Other services, including client assessments to ensure employment law compliance, business immigration and international labour law.

Commercial and Corporate: Eldib Advocates provides services to clients through an extensive network of associates and correspondents offices worldwide in respect of commercial arrangements, new business structures, mergers and acquisitions, private and public equity, advice on transactions and projects, real estate, construction, intellectual property, insurance, human resources, tax and regulatory issues. It also has a strong core team, specialised in preparing and advising on agency, distributorship, sponsorship and all other forms of commercial agreements and petroleum services agreements.

Legal Consultation and Contracts: Eldib Advocates provides legal consultations supported by legal evidence and court precedence in all branches of the law. Its legal advice is provided either in writing or verbally, subject to the client’s request. The firm has a specialised team for preparing, drafting and reviewing all kinds of legal contracts translating, same to foreign languages, and vise-versa.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution: the firm relies on its expertise and full knowledge and awareness of its clients’ requirements and needs ,with an aim to resolve disputes and differences in the most efficient and effective manner. The firms’ litigation attorneys have gained extensive trial experience in commercial, civil, administrative, constitutional, family affairs and criminal proceedings. Eldib Advocates also advises its clients on means and appropriate methods, which would assist them in preventing or minimising future litigations in their particular field of business.

  • Contact

  • Hisham Eldib

  • Other offices

  • Cairo

  • Port Said

  • Suez

  • Lawyers: 25
  • Claims Handlers : 5
  • Support Staff: 15
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Arabic
  • Turkish

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