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Shahid Law Firm was established in 1987 by Counselor Sarwat Abd El-Shahid, after serving as a judge and State Counselor for nearly two decades. Since its inception, the Firm has rapidly grown to include over 100 lawyers, legal consultants, and support staff. The Firm has a team of Egyptian and Western-trained associates with experience in multi-jurisdictions. The Firm has become one of the leading international law firms operating in Egypt and the region. Such credit, undoubtedly, is largely due to the Firm’s belief in cognitive diversity, by including lawyers who have vast experience, industry insight, different styles of problem-solving and can offer unique perspectives as well as ability to combine their understanding of complex legal matters with a practical solution-oriented approach, which is crucial for complex problem-solving and high performance.

Our lawyers’ rich and diverse educational backgrounds and language skills have enabled our team to communicate with clients from all over the world. Our Firm is placed among a few firms in Egypt and the region that can provide services in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and, of course, Arabic. Diversity is the cornerstone of Shahid Law as to nationality, ethnicity, gender, age and religion. Not only that but also the Firm embraces individuals coming from civil and common-law legal cultures and education. Most of the members of our team received law degrees from different legal systems across the World.

Shahid Law Firm is also unique by providing true diversity for women and minorities, empowering female lawyers; and is considered one of the leading firms in Cairo legal community in the number of women and minorities in leadership positions within the Firm.

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