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Egypt

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Capital markets partner¬†Yasser Hashem¬†and practice head¬†Ragia Omran¬†are the leading lights at¬†Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law.¬†Omran advised BNP Paribas on the ‚ā¨98m financing of energy projects. Hashem handled an EGP1.1bn securitisation for Corplease.¬†Sameh Kamal¬†is a rising star.

Leading individuals

Ragia Omran - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Yasser Hashem - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Next Generation Partners

Sameh Kamal - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

At¬†Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law, practice head¬†Yasser Hashem¬†is among the country's most highly respected lawyers. He handled a ‚ā¨300m acquisition for global paper manufacturer Mondi. Arig Ali¬†and Helal El Hossary¬†are advising private equity funds, including Actis and BPE Capital Partners, on major corporate investments.¬†Heba El Naggar¬†is a rising star.

Leading individuals

Arig Ali - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Yasser Hashem - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Next Generation Partners

Heba El Naggar - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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Dispute resolution: arbitration
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

At Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law, 'the team works in harmony'. Leading light Mohammed Gomaa, who acted for the African Union in a case concerning the UK's decolonisation of Mauritius, stands out for his 'experience, hard work and perseverance'. Mohamed Aboul-Saoud and energy arbitration specialist Sameh Khodeir are also noted.

Leading individuals

Dr. Mohammed Gomaa - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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Dispute resolution: litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law has one of the largest litigation practices in Egypt and counts Accor Hotels and Alstom Egypt among its clients. Senior partner Omar Abou El Enein, who defended Four Seasons Hotels in misdemeanour cases, and Youssef Abou Zeid are highly recommended.

Leading individuals

Youssef Abou Zeid - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law is a leading firm for contentious employment matters thanks to head of litigation Youssef Abou Zeid. Omar Abou El Enein handled sensitive negotiations between a major international hotel operator and unions regarding payments. Conrad International Cairo Hotel is a key client.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law has a vastly experienced partner team in practice head Sameh Khodeir, Essam Taha and Sameh Kamal. The practice advised BNP Paribas on financing agreements with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, and assisted Engie with a wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez.

Leading individuals

Sameh Khodeir - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Next Generation Partners

Sameh Kamal - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law has an 'easily reachable, dedicated and highly skilled team that covers all aspects of IP'. For Vodafone Egypt, litigator Youssef Abou Zeid and 'responsive, proactive and highly analytical' associate Mohamed Kassem handled matters arising from the use of recordings by a well-known singer.

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Mohamed Kassem - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Senior partner and head of projects and infrastructure Mohammed Gomaa at Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law is highly regarded in the market. For China State Construction Engineering Corporation, he handled contractual matters pertaining to the development of Egypt's new administrative capital. Litigator Shaaban Gaballah also plays a key role in the practice.

Leading individuals

Mohammed Gomaa - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 1

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law led the development of Egypt's telecoms market in the 1990s and continues to dominate that space. The highly regarded Yasser Hashem and 'highly capable' senior associate Dina Kamel 'strike the difficult balance between deep legal technical expertise and  highly developed business acumen'. Clients include Actel Egypt, AT&T and Vodafone Egypt.

Leading individuals

Yasser Hashem - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

Next Generation Partners

Dina Kamel - Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

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