Dispute resolution: litigation in Egypt

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)

Drawing on the global network made available by Baker McKenzie, Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) is skilled in handling a wide array of domestic and international matters. In particular, the team is strong in its handling of complex tax claims, labour disputes, cartel fines and government investigations. Mohamed Ghannam leads the practice group, acting as counsel to multinational clients in the oil and gas, finance, telecoms and real estate sectors. Meanwhile, Mohamed Elfar focuses on antitrust and competition matters. Former litigation head Abdelaziz Hassouba left the team in December 2021.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Ghannam

Other key lawyers:

Mohamed Elfar

Work highlights

  • Acting for a real estate developer based in Egypt in connection with an appeal regarding a major shareholders dispute case. Two lawsuits were filed by the plaintiffs (counter-party) against the client, requesting nullification and annulment of the decision of the company’s ordinary general assembly to reform the board of directors issued to grant a major shareholder an additional seat in the Company’s board of directors, as well as a request for nullification and annulment of the company’s board of directors resolution by increasing the company’s issued capital within the limits of the licensed capital by 300 million Egyptian pounds.
  • Acting for client in connection with a dispute against the Ministry of Finance. The Ministry of Finance is claiming that the ice cream offer that took place prior to the divestment (buy 1, get 1 free) was subject to Stamp Duty Tax. The conflict was raised before the Tax Appeal Committee where a decision was held in favour of the client. However, the Ministry of Finance initiated a court case.

Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy

The litigation department at Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy advises a number of blue chip international clients, particularly within the telecoms, energy, hospitality and pharmaceuticals sectors. The practice encompasses all aspects of litigation, such as competition and antitrust, white collar crime investigations and alternative dispute resolution. John Matouk acts as head of dispute resolution, with experience across local courts and major dispute institutions, meanwhile Mohamed Shehata focuses on handling major commercial disputes within the telecoms, finance and construction sectors. Momen Rezk is another key name, specialising in complex litigations and corporate disputes.

Practice head(s):

John Matouk; Mohamed Shehata

Other key lawyers:

Amr Ehab; Momen Rezk


‘The team is highly cooperative, transparent, structured and provides possible options and scenarios ahead of any litigation, with recommendations that best fit the company culture and ethics. The response rate is quite amazing, very quick and always provide adequate follow up with again clarity on next steps and possible scenarios. In my opinion and with my experience with many firms on the litigation side, Matouk Bassiouny’s team is the best.’

‘A very experienced team, highly knowledgeable with Egyptian laws and practices, very transparent with possible outcome of any case. They spend good time with client to understand their expectations and design the plan/scenarios in as highly as efficient and to the best interest of client as possible.’ 

‘What I like most that they take ownership with every case, walk the talk, and continue to provide updates in a very exceptional structured way that leaves us with no questions. I would say the whole litigation team is beyond excellent with special attribute to Mohamed Shehata and his team.’

‘Mohamed Shehata has always astonished us with amazing and unexpected results on the cases he handled. In short all the promises and grounds that was shared from the beginning of any case, was completely fulfilled, if not exceeded.’  

Key clients

Airbus SAS

Huntleigh Nesbit Evans Limited

Embassy of Sweden in Cairo

C. & J. Clark

Etisalat Misr

Reliance Heavy Industries S.A.E.

Nissan Motor Egypt

Skoda Auto (Volkswagen Group)

Groupe Atlantic


Telecom Italia Sparkle

Egyptian Resorts Company

Ahram Beverages




Wankai New Materials Co.



Alcazar Energy Egypt Solar

Kuwait Wadi Elnile Urban Development Company (Kuwadico)

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI)

TCI Sanmar

Solmax Geosynthetics

ENAP Sipetrol S.A.

I.V.L Dhunseri Polyester Company S.A.E

Work highlights

  • Represented Sameem Capital in a dispute with an amount of EGP 7 million and establishing a new principle before the court of cassation stating that the law governing the dismissal of CEOs of companies.
  • Represented Clark in complex commercial disputes concerning the commercial agency/distribution relationships. MBH represented the client in various disputes before the Egyptian Court of Cassation and successfully blocked claims with an excess amount of GBP 30 million.
  • Representing the client before the Egyptian courts in securing the seizure of 290 registered trademarks of an Egyptian listed company named Golden Pyramids Plaza (GPP).

Shahid Law Firm

With an expanding presence in the African market, Shahid Law Firm is skilled in cross-border litigation, supported by offices in Sudan and Ethiopia. The firm has gained a strong reputation for its handling of complex disputes, particularly within the energy, healthcare and construction sectors. In addition, the team has considerable experience in the enforcement of foreign judgments in Egypt. Sarwat Abd El-Shahid appears before all levels of Egyptian courts in litigation matters within the insurance, finance and construction sectors. Girgis Abd El-Shahid specialises in investor-state and energy-related disputes, while Sameh Attia specialises in civil and commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

Sarwat Abd El-Shahid; Girgis Abd El-Shahid; Sameh Attia

Other key lawyers:

Salma Nasreldine; Osama Hammad


‘Rich experience and professional competence.’

‘Salma Nasreldine and Girgis Abd El-Shahid: Rich experience and professional competence.’

‘Shahid is a highly professional outfit with a strong track record in international arbitration including recovery against state and state-owned defendants. They offer a pragmatic approach, including work at risk to develop a case; contingent substantive work; and thorough plans for strategic recovery in trickier cases.’

Key clients

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Libyan Foreign Bank


PTT Energy Resources Company Limited (“PTTER”).

International Air Transport Association (“IATA”)

Middle East Broadcasting Center (“MBC”)

Bigo Technology Pte. Ltd. (“Bigo”)

QAPCO & Qatofin

[Formerly known as Ferro Corporation]



Turkish Airlines

Qatar Airways

Marubeni Corporation


Confederation of African Football (“CAF”)

Abbott Laboratories


Global Consolidated Contractor (Egypt)

Highways Arabia FZ LLC

Highways International Offshore SAL

Mediterra Energy International (Cyperus)


Heidelberg Cement AG

Joussour Holding

Doosan Heavy Industries Constructions Co. LTD

Mohamed Abdel Raouf Bahgat

Yomna Mohsen Mohamed Mohyeldine Farag

AerCap Ireland Limited (“AerCap”)

PTT Energy Resources Company Limited (“PTTER”).

International Air Transport Association (“IATA”)

Work highlights

  • Represented Qatari Diar’s subsidiary Bawabet Al Sharq Egypt Real Estate S.A.E., in connection with a dispute that dates back to 2006, when Bawabet Al Sharq — at the time was named Barwa Egypt Real Estate S.A.E.— purchased and paid for a land plot for its “City Gate project”. Barwa rebranded as Bawabet Al Sharq the following year and sold stakes in the project to three other shareholders.
  • Successfully secures a win for its client, MBC GROUP, in a lawsuit filed against the actor Mohamed Ramadan. The court ordered Mr. Ramadan to refund the amounts that he received from MBC, approximately totaling EGP 13 million, plus interests at rate of 5% from 2019 until payment.

Shalakany Law Office

Shalakany Law Office‘s large team of litigation specialists is well-equipped to handle complex and high profile disputes within Egypt for a wide array of blue-chip clients. Managing partner Khaled El Shalakany leads the litigation department, with a strong reputation in the market for his work involving companies law, construction and IP. Mahmoud Shedid is skilled in handling disputes surrounding white collar crime and civil and administrative claims. Muhammad Ussama is well versed in social media and data protection disputes, while newly promoted partner Marwa Farouk is experienced in telecoms and labour disputes.

Practice head(s):

Khaled El Shalakany

Other key lawyers:

Adam El Shalakany; Mahmoud Shedid; Muhammad Ussama; Taher Benany; Marwa Farouk; Nehad Tharwat; Ayman El Demerdash; Laila Bahaa


‘The firm has excellent knowledge of local UAE litigation processes and procedures, from Court of First Instance all the way through Court of Cassation. Not many firms can match the quality of advice and drafting.’

‘Khaled El Shalakany is outstanding in local litigation matters. Extremely strategic.’

Key clients

Brazilian Embassy in Cairo


Peugeot Automobiles

Mountain View

Ajinomoto Foods Egypt

Tetra Pak

Emaar Misr for Development S.A.E

Kraft Heinz

Allied Gold

General Motors Egypt

Majid Al Futtaim

IEOC Production BV (Eni)

Mondelez Egypt Foods

Global Telecom Holding


Three Corners Hotels and Resorts

The Commercial International Bank (CIB)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Misr Insurance


Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc.

Ingosstrakh Insurance


Credit Agricole

Qatar National Bank (QNB)

Dabur Egypt


Weatherford international

American Express

White Cement – Sina

National Bank of Kuwait

National Bank of Bahrain

Arab Contractors


Gulf United

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law

The litigation department at Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law has a reputation for its work on landmark disputes. Its expertise encompasses all forms of litigation, including privatisation cases, banking, construction, labour and white collar crime. In addition, the team acts as in-house counsel to a number of major banking institutions. Senior partner Omar Abou Elenain is head of the litigation department, with over thirty years of experience handling commercial litigation matters within the employment, tourism, capital market and real estate sectors.

Practice head(s):

Omar Abou Elenain

Other key lawyers:

Samir Sayed; Hossam Ibrahim


‘The litigation team at Zaki Hashem & Partners is extremely experienced.’

‘Omar Abou Elenain is a very capable partner and leader.’

‘Zaki Hashem is a vibrant firm that provides a diverse practice based on longstanding awareness of the Egyptian litigation complex structure. The strengths of the litigation department stem from the specialized teams within the department who have the ability to advise on a variety of tax, employment, contracts lawsuits, among others.’

‘Distinguishing itself among the top tier law firms in Egypt, the partners and associates at Zaki Hashem provide a distinguished service to their clients. The availability of all seniority levels among the firm at emergency hours is a privileging service that I have not seen in any other firm.’

Key clients

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank – Egypt (ADIB)

Abu Ghali Motors

Accor Hotels

AIG Egypt Insurance Company & AIG MEA Limited

Al Ahly Financial Investments Management (AFIM)

Al Ismaelia Real Estate Investment

Al Junaibi Group

Alitalia– Società Aerea Italiana S.p.A

Alstom Egypt

American University in Cairo (AUC)

Arab Bank

Arab Investment Bank

ARABCO for Petroleum Industries

Attijariwafa Bank Egypt

British Petroleum Egypt (BP)

Capital Group Properties

Cargill Misr & Cargill Trading Egypt


Citi Bank Egypt

Commercial International Bank Egypt

Conrad Cairo Hotel

Damac Properties

Damietta International Port Company (DIPCO)

Dehydro Foods SAE

Egypt Foods SAE

Egyptian Engineering Agencies SAE(EEA)

Egyptian German Automotive Co. EGA SAE

Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene (ELAB)

Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO)

Fayoum Gas Company


Four Seasons First Residence

General Electric Group

Grome Free Zone Marketing Ltd (GROHE)

Gulf Egypt for Hotels & Tourism

he Arab Company For Petroleum Industries (ARABCO)

Hebeish Group

Hero Food Industries

Hikma Pharmaceuticals Egypt Ltd.

Howaidak Family

Hyde Park Properties for Development S.A.E. (HPD)

Immediad A/S

Initec Energia

Kamco Investment Company K.S.C

Kandil Industries

LandmarkGulf Group (Fun City Egypt SAE)


LG Electronics Egypt SAE

Maadi Sporting and Yacht Club

Mapei S.P.A

Mashreq Bank

Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF)

Medica Middle East for Trading and Importation and Commercial Agencies

Mitsubishi Corporation

National Company for Maize Products (NCMP)

Nissan Motor Egypt S.A.E.

Novartis Pharma SAE

Novo Nordisk Egypt


Orascom Construction Industries Co. SAE(OCI)

Otis Elevators

Pepsi Cola Egypt

Petroleum Marine Services

Philips Egypt LLC

Red Cross International Committee

Sainsbury PLC

Savoy Sharm El Sheikh

Seha Scan SAE

Semiramis Intercontinental Cairo Hotel

Sheraton Miramar Resort

Sheraton Montazah

Solidere International Limited & Solidere Egypt Real Estate Investment and Development Company SAE

SUBEX – Serena Beach Hotel Company

Tui Travel Plc

United for Trading and Transport SAE

Vodafone Egypt Telecommunications SAE

Work highlights

  • Representing the Arab Bank in the case filed against the Ministers of Justice and Finance as related to bankruptcy of funds
  • Representing IEC Medical System in its defense in the case filed by the Electrical and Mechanical Trading Company regarding delayed payments related to supply of equipment
  • Representing Vodafone Egypt Telecommunications in its defense in the case filed by El Shaheed El Refaey Association For Cooperative Housing regarding a signal station

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners works on a wide array of litigation matters for major clients on a local and international scale, including financial crimes and criminal and civil enforcement. The litigation team acts on disputes arising out of employment, insolvency, competition law and securities commission investigations. Co-founding partner Osman Mowafy leads the team, with a specialism in handling major commercial disputes and white collar crimes while also representing major manufacturers and investors in the automotive sector.

Practice head(s):

Osman Mowafy


‘The dispute resolution team, led by one of the best in the market, Osman Mowafy, tackles disputes and potential disputes using methods I’ve hardly seen.’

‘Osman Mowafy is one of the best litigators in the market. His knowledge, experience, and application of such knowledge and expertise to any case he’s handling are unheard of. He works with a team of future stars in litigation practice. But it is equally important to mention that, despite such capabilities, Osman Mowafy is one of the most humble lawyers I’ve worked with.’

‘Collaborative team of associates who work in perfect sync complementing each other. Was a joy to have them in our defense.’

Al Kamel Law Firm

Al Kamel Law Firm‘s litigation team is skilled in handling a range of litigation matters, with a particular expertise in handling civil, commercial and maritime litigations. In addition, the firm also features a specialist debt collection department. other specialist sectors for the litigation team are IP, oil and gas and project finance. Managing partner Mohamed Kamel is experienced in handling litigations in the tax, IP and international trade sectors. Joseph Morcos is skilled in maritime and labour disputes, while associate Ahmed Hassib handles civil and commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel; Rasheed Kamel; Joseph Morcos

Other key lawyers:

Ahmed Hassib

Key clients

Qatar National Bank

Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company is known for both its domestic and cross border dispute resolution capabilities throughout Egypt and the broader MENA region. The litigation team advises across all levels of Egyptian court in regards to commercial and investment disputes, as well as on the application of foreign laws and parllel proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. Khaled Attia leads the team, handling high profile commercial disputes with particular experience in PPP and competition matters.

Practice head(s):

Khaled Attia

Key clients

Toyota Egypt Group




Unilever Mashreq

Pharco Pharmaceuticals


Trans Business for Trading & Distribution




TCI Sanmar

Airbus SE

Air Canada

Didi Mobility

Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A

ASGC Construction

Midea Group

Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings SAE

Riad & Riad

The litigation team at Riad & Riad has extensive experience in handling complex and high value litigation for a range of multinational clients on both domestic and cross-border disputes. Particular areas of expertise for the firm include the pharmaceuticals, real estate, manufacturing and construction sectors. Mohamed Riad advises clients in high profile trade investigations and IP disputes. Fatma Salah handles litigation matters in the construction, corporate and energy sectors with Eman Riad also serving as a name to note, specialising in labour and employment law.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Riad; Fatma Salah; Eman Riad

Key clients




Kellogg Tolaram Noodles Egypt

Al Aseel

Beijing Emirates Construction Group (BEC)

Music and Entertainment Rights Licensing Independent Network Limited (MARLIN)


British Airways

Acino Pharma





Pedon SPA


Paramount Bid

Schneider Electric


Work highlights

  • Advising Acciona, the Spanish multinational conglomerate in a dispute with the main contractor under a subcontract agreement in relation to the Grand Egyptian Museum project.
  • Representing GS E&C, a well-known Korean architecture and engineering company, in a multi-million dollars’ dispute before Egyptian courts with a local subcontractor in relation to complex payments dispute for “time extensions” and “inadequate/incomplete specifications”.
  • Successfully represented Kellogg Tolaram Noodles, a leading multinational food manufacturing company, in connection with a claim against the Egyptian Notary Public Authority for the refund of unduly collected Notarization Fee. The Claim was initiated before the Investment Dispute Resolution Committee and the latter issued its decision in favour of the client.

Rizkana & Partners

Rizkana & Partners handles a diverse range of litigation matters, from initiating claims to ensuring enforcements on a domestic and international level. The team acts on civil, corporate and commercial cases for prominent clients in the finance, construction, competition, employment and white collar crime sectors. The tracking and returning of funds lost in the context of fraud is another growing area for the firm. Hazim Rizkana leads the team, with particular experience in resolving disputes in court. Managing associate Amr Ibrahim focuses on litigation in civil, commercial and private law matters.

Practice head(s):

Hazim Rizkana

Other key lawyers:

Amr Ibrahim

Youssef & Partners Attorneys

Youssef & Partners Attorneys is known for its high-stakes disputes practice that takes on business critical disputes in the full range of litigation services. Key areas of expertise for the firm are civil and commercial, administrative courts and constitutional courts litigation. Karim Youssef is highly experienced in complex commercial claims, government contract and state entity disputes, while Mohamed Farouk focuses on litigation court proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Karim Youssef; Mohamed Farouk

Key clients

Arabian Cement Company (ACC)

National Telecommunications Corporation (NIC)

SMG Group

Arab African International Bank (AAIB)



Triangle Management Company

CIT Global

Adenium Energy Capital

Tolba Group

Work highlights

  • Supported client in a high profile dispute pertaining to the broader regulation of cement licenses. The client has filed a lawsuit challenging the decision to pay the amount of EGP 950 million entry fees to obtain a cement license that was already pre-approved.
  • Represents National Telecommunications Holding Company (NTC) and other former shareholders of Egynet, in numerous guerrilla claims and complex litigations aiming at challenging an arbitral award and resisting its enforcement and unwinding pre-arbitration court actions. These claims include parallel claims brought in court over subject-matter covered by arbitration proceedings.

Hafez and Partners

Hafez and Partners features a small but strong litigation practice, acting for a number of major domestic and international clients across a range of sectors, including telecoms, sports and oil and gas. The firm regularly works on shareholder disputes, employment law claims and real estate disputes. Ahmed Hafez leads the team, with a track record in handling complex and highly sensitive disputes locally and internationally.

Practice head(s):

Ahmed Hafez

Other key lawyers:

Karim Ghorab

Key clients

AIM Technologies

Integrated Diagnostic Holding

ALSAADA for Agriculture Development and Real Estate Investment

Amwaj Co.

Fiber Misr ICT (Benya Capital)

Bianchi for Tourism and Real Estate Investment

Bunge Egypt

Commercial International Bank

Cotecna Inspection Egypt

East Gas Company S.A.E

Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU)

Engineering Task Group (Entag)

Elsafa Grains

Elsahl Group

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Karma Group

King Tut’s Playground

Le 16 Law


Premier League

SAS Middle East

Vodafone Telecommunication Egypt

Intro Sustainable Resources Holding Ltd

DLA Piper

Clyde & Co


Delek Drilling

J. Walter Thomson (JWT)

Work highlights

  • Representing Marcus Rashford, a football player employed by Manchester United, in a criminal proceeding before the Egyptian Courts against a perpetrator who abused the online social media platforms to harass and promote violation and discrimination against the client. This case becomes a public opinion case in Egypt and the judgment in the first instance court shall be rendered on 31 August 2022.

Khodeir & Partners

Established in December 2019, the rapidly growing litigation team at Khodeir & Partners has built a strong portfolio of work across the banking, construction, design and real estate sectors. In addition, the team acts in shareholder disputes and white collar criminal matters, as well as enforcement actions. Ahmed Kotb leads the team, working heavily in the financial, construction, international trade and employment sectors. Youssef Taher is another key name, handling complex litigation in front of all levels of Egyptian and Kuwaiti court.

Practice head(s):

Ahmed Kotb; Youssef Taher

Dentons Egypt LLC

With the support of the firm's global network, Dentons Egypt LLC is able to handle complex disputes on a local and cross border level in various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, telecoms, tourism, construction and aviation. Amal Afifi Dawood leads the team, specialising in disputes involving civil, commercial, bankruptcy, labour and insurance law.

Practice head(s):

Amal Afifi Dawood; Michael Lacey

Other key lawyers:

Ahmad Rashed

Work highlights

  • Successfully securing the final dismissal of USD$ 3 million compensations claim in a dispute with an Egyptian distributor who alleges his entitlement for a compensation due to the termination of a distribution agreement for an alleged damage suffered due to such termination.
  • Obtaining a final and binding favourable judgement from the Court of Cassation which confirmed the client entitlement to collect an amount of USD$ 4.5 million plus interest from an Egyptian distributor.
  • Advising and representing the client in an ongoing lawsuit filed by an ex-agent and distributor with the claim for an alleged compensation of USD$ 3 million.

Karim Adel Law Office

The litigation department at Karim Adel Law Office is skilled in all aspects of litigation, supporting a number of major clients in the real estate, production and hotel sectors. Managing partner Karim Adel Kamel is knowledgeable in UK and US law, while Bishoy Safwat is skilled in litigation matters surrounding employment and hotel management.

Practice head(s):

Karim Adel Kamel; Bishoy Safwat

Key clients

Flamenco Hotels

InterContinental Cairo CityStars

Holiday Inn Cairo CityStars

Stay bridge Suites Cairo CityStars

Semiramis InterContinental hotel

Cairo Marriott Hotel

Mondia Media Company

Renaissance Sharm El Sheikh Golden View Beach Resort

L’Oréal Egypt

Reckitt Benckiser Group

St. Regis Cairo Hotel



El Sewedy Cement Company


JW Marriott

Marriott Mena House Cairo

Tower Group


Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company

Fabryka Łożysk Tocznych

Work highlights

  • Supported client in a lawsuit of nullifying a development contract that was used as a ground for EGP 500 million arbitration claim against Tower Group Company. The team succeeded in nullifying the contract before first instance and appeal courts based on solid legal grounds.
  • Supported client in a commercial lawsuit claiming EUR 110,000, the remaining price of products provided by Polytan to an Egyptian importer. In this case, the team has exerted considerable efforts to build debt’s evidence and we succeeded in securing a judgment in our client’s favor obligating the importer to pay the claimed amount.
  • Won a lawsuit in favour of Fabryka Łożysk Tocznych before the state council courts entitling the company to the title of its trademarks which were falsely registered in the name of a counterfeiter.


With a broad scope of work and experience in cross-border litigation, Levari is involved in major litigations at all levels of Egyptian court, with a particular expertise in the fields of commercial contracts, professional negligence, construction and property disputes. Sherif Hefni specialises in disputes arising from investments and restructurings, while Mohamed Raslan has extensive experience in commercial law.

Practice head(s):

Sherif Hefni; Mohamed Raslan

Other key lawyers:

Ahmed Barakat; Kamal Sherif

Key clients

Delta Timber Egypt

Frank Felay

Careem Egypt for Smart Networks

Naftogaz of Ukraine-Egypt Branch

Travelstart Egypt

Alan Toplian

Egyptian International for Hospitals Management

Byte Dance (TikTok)

Gemma May

Savills Egypt Consulting



Dr. Magdy Barakat

Delta Timber International

Work highlights

  • Defending Byte Dance (TikTok) in an administrative public opinion case.
  • Representing Careem Egypt for Smart Networks against Ahmed El-Awady.
  • Advising Arkam Integrated Solutions on a civil claim for unpaid dues and breach of contract.

Mohamed Nasser Law Firm

The litigation practice at Mohamed Nasser Law Firm has a strong track record for its work with civil and commercial lawsuits across a range of sectors, including real estate, military and entertainment. Mohamed Salah is skilled in litigation surrounding administrative, military and maritime claims, while Ahmed Ragab has acted for clients in matters concerning employment and criminal law.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Salah

Other key lawyers:

Ahmed Ragab

Key clients

Aida Abdel Nasser

Retail Tech

Amr El Sharaify

Sherif Ramzy

Pan Marine Petroleum Services FZ

Pan Marine Shipping Company

Speed Medical

G’N’K Hospitality

Madiha El Beleidy

Al-Alia’ Waheed

Gilan Hussein

Peter James

Mohamed Abdel Hafez

Misr-Beni Sueif for Cement

Rjik Zwaan EG

The International Co. For Touristic & Hotels Services

Hossam Gheita

Alchemy Design Studio

Alchemy Architecture

Mohsen Rasekh

Work highlights

  • Represented Ms. Lamiaa Waheed against the Real Estate Publicity Department in an EGP 15M property declaration action.
  • Represented a landlord’s association in an EGP 600M property damages lawsuit against Attijariwafa Bank.
  • Represented Pan Marine Petroleum Services FZ in a USD 868K ship lease dispute against Impresub Srl.

Shehata & Partners Law Firm

Split into Arabic and bilingual teams, the litigation group at Shehata & Partners Law Firm handles corporate and commercial litigation for local clients. In addition, the team represents foreign clients in disputes arising from their activities in Egypt. Mohamed Nour Shehata is experienced in civil law across the MENA region, handling high profile complex disputes for local and foreign entities. Mohamed Osama is particularly well versed in handling disputes in the banking and finance and labour law sectors.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Nour Shehata; Mohamed Osama

Key clients

Antrados Syria

Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition

Bridge Education

Omaz srl

Capital Link

Kastour Egypt for Industry and Trading

Tatweer Misr

Binladen Group

Ghalioungui Group

Work highlights

  • Represented Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition in a USD 3.5 million trade finance case against three Egyptian Banks. The exporter, our client, coordinated with a Swiss Bank, who in turn provided the Egyptian banks with documents enabling the importer to release products on the condition that payment was received first.
  • Represented Omaz srl in debt recovery case against a local Egyptian company, securing our client EUR 1 million via a favourable settlement.
  • Representing Antrados Syria on a complex real estate development dispute based in Syria. The context of the dispute arose from an agreement with Amer Group to develop a massive real estate complex in Syria, however the agreement was ruptured, largely due to the war.