Mr Ahmed Haggag > Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm > Cairo, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm
Arabella Plaza
Building 2, P.O. 11835
New Cairo
Egypt

Work Department

- Financial Institutions 
- Banking & Finance 

Position

Ahmed started his career as a junior associate with Sharkawy & Sarhan in 2007 and became a partner on 1 January 2015.

He was seconded to Clifford Chance Dubai for a period of six months during 2011. Ahmed’s Practice focuses on project finance, M&A and oil & gas. Ahmed was also selected by Chambers Global 2018 for his experience in Banking & Finance and by the IFLR1000 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 as a leading/highly regarded lawyer.

Career

1. Sharkawy & Sarhan advised the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) on the financing of Edita including conducting a limited due diligence on Edita and its subsidiaries in Egypt, reviewing a draft of the loan agreement and the guarantee agreements prepared by IFC, advising on local issues, and issuing an opinion confirming that the transaction documents are valid and enforceable in Egypt.
2. Advising the European Investment Bank (“EIB”) on matters of Egyptian law in relation to the EUR 15,000,000 Investment Grant Agreement and the EUR 16,876,000 Grant Agreement (the “Grant Agreements”) granted to the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Ministry of Housing Utilities and Urban Communities, the Holding Company for Water and Kafr El-Sheikh Water Supply and Sanitation Company for technical assistance and investment in infrastructure through the wastewater treatment project in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate.
3. Advising the European Investment Bank (“EIB”) on matters of Egyptian law in relation to the EUR 15,000,000 Investment Grant Agreement and the EUR 16,876,000 Grant Agreement (the “Grant Agreements”) granted to the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Ministry of Housing Utilities and Urban Communities, the Holding Company for Water and Kafr El-Sheikh Water Supply and Sanitation Company for technical assistance and investment in infrastructure through the wastewater treatment project in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate.
4. Sharkawy & Sarhan advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”) on matters of Egyptian law in relation to a session secured loan of up GBP 2.3 Million granted to El Roda Company for Agricultural Development S.A.E.
5. Advising China Development Bank (“CDB”) on matters of Egyptian law in relation to the USD 800,000,000 term facility granted to NBE.
6. Sharkawy & Sarhan advised Banque Misr on matters of Egypt law in relation to the Revolving Credit agreement and issuing bank agreement concluded with EBRD.

Languages

- English
- Arabic

Education

  • LLB, Cairo University, Faculty of Law, English Section.

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Employment

Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm takes an integrated approach to its employment practice, with the team working closely together with the firm’s other departments in order to assist general corporate and transactional clients in labour law matters. Apart from that, the practice also handle’s day-to-day matters including immigration, social insurance, and pension funds as well as employment litigation cases. Lamiaa Youssef and Ahmed Haggag lead the department, with the former regularly advising on drafting and terminating contracts, and compliance matters. Senior associate Daila Abdelghany covers the intersection of employment and NGO laws and regulations.