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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)’s team provides ‘excellent levels of service and is without question one of Egypt’s premier firms’. Sherif Makram and Mohamad Talaat advised an international automotive company on indemnities following a fatal accident.

The group at Shahid Law Firm has ‘a good range of expertise and handles confidential and sensitive matters with the appropriate professionalism’. Nabil El-Bedewy and associate Rasha Maurice advised Frank’s International on terminations and redundancies.

Zaki Hashem & Partners, Attorneys at Law is ‘excellent for all aspects of legal advice’ including contracts, regulatory compliance and disputes. Youssef Abou Zeid - , Hala Hashem and Omar Abou El Enain provide ‘patient and balanced advice’.

At Al Kamel Law Office, practice head Mohamed Kamel handled immigration issues for Microsoft and Chevron Egypt Lubricants. Associate Ahmed Ismail is an experienced litigator and adviser to local and multinational clients on labour disputes.

The ‘responsive, knowledgeable and loyal’ team at Marghany Advocatesprovides positive advice on the practical implications of labour law in Egypt’. Amir Marghany and Abdel Rahman Saied advised the World Bank on a labour law investigation.

At Nour & Selim in association with Al Tamimi & Company, Ayman Sherif Nour advised a world-leading personal care brand on internal policies and contracts for its local entities.

Riad & Riad’s team ‘provides great service’. The ‘extremely knowledgeableEman Riad is ‘responsive, personable and commercial in her approach’. Clients include an international airline and a Korean textile company.

Sharif Shihata at Shalakany Law Office advised clients such as Oracle, Qatar Airways, Mondelēz International and Intel on a range of matters including employment terminations, contract renewals, maternity leave matters, expenses and contractor issues.

At Karim Adel Law Office, Bishoy Safwat Barsum leads an employment team that focuses on advisory work and disputes. Karim Adel Kamel’s hotel management expertise saw him handle several cases for the Cairo Marriott Hotel.

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