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MENA Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwälte
CAIRO 11121

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

MENA Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwälte‘s team is highlighted for its ‘highly skilled lawyers‘. The experienced pairing of Khaled Ragheb and Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed oversees a particularly broad offering that spans complex areas such as M&A, cross-border joint ventures and restructurings, corporate governance and commercial agency agreements.

Practice head(s):

Khaled Ragheb; Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed


‘The team were excellent, very approachable, very speedy in their responses and knowledgeable about the local market.’

‘Mena Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwälte boasts an exceptional team of legal professionals who are not only highly skilled but also deeply committed to delivering exceptional service with great leadership. The team’s strengths and key capabilities are truly remarkable and set them apart from their peers.’

‘Very attentive and followed up on all the matters I had mentioned to them. I was well informed of each process that was taking place, in addition to the team helping with matters that we did not know how to navigate due to different international laws.’

‘Trust was built was due to the constant attentiveness and the team’s making us aware of matters we did not know were important.’

‘The team is knowledgeable with an excellent grasp of the intricacies of the law. They respond rapidly and clearly.’

‘A boutique law office that employs very skilled local and foreign lawyers with experience in dealing with various parties in the MENA region.’

‘The firm has people who are experienced and skilled, with knowledge not only of the local laws but also of the European and common law system. The key strength is the knowledge exchange between the team members, which makes Mena Associates different from other firms.’

Egypt > Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 3

MENA Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwälte provides support on arbitration proceedings arising from alleged breaches of commercial contracts, among other areas. Sherif El Saadani is very experienced in advising on complex cross-border disputes concerning M&A and joint ventures, construction and real estate development issues, and is well versed in handling award enforcement matters under ICSID, ICC and CRCICA rules.

Practice head(s):

Sherif El Saadani

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 3

The litigation practice at MENA Associates in association with Amereller Rechtsanwälte has a solid track record in handling domestic and multijurisdictional contentious work and white collar criminal matters. Ashraf Ali leads the team, and has extensive expertise in advising on complex commercial litigation. The broad client base includes hospitality, banking and automotive sector companies.

Practice head(s):

Ashraf Ali

AMERELLER is an international law firm with comprehensive corporate and commercial law and dispute resolution offerings tailored to the Middle East and North Africa. It has more than 70 lawyers working from 10 offices in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, advising clients from over 40 countries.

The firm employs a combination of skilled foreign lawyers, often with local language knowledge, and local attorneys fluent in English or German language. This blend of expertise in multiple jurisdictions is what makes the firm unique.

The firm’s multinational client base includes publicly traded companies, international organizations, governments and states, global financial institutions, family-owned businesses, NGOs, SMEs, and entrepreneurs in many sectors and industries.

The firm’s Cairo office, MENA Associates, covers a wide range of commercial and corporate work, especially in the field of international joint ventures and foreign investments in Egypt and the region.

The firm advises primarily on corporate and commercial law and in the fields of telecommunication, tourism, banking, oil and gas, as well as petrochemical and engineering projects. We also have extensive experience in complex mergers and acquisitions as well as in legal due diligence for acquisitions, IPOs, and privatizations.

The firm represents some of the world’s leading multinational companies in the automotive, petrochemical, construction and engineering, food, and tourism on their business in Egypt.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate, Commercial and M&A Dr. Ingy Rasekh
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Sherif El Saadani
Dispute Resolution: Litigation Ashraf Ali
Corporate, Commercial and M&A Khaled Ragheb
Corporate, Commercial and M&A Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration; Corporate, Commercial and M&A Florian Amereller
Corporate, Commercial and M&A Nisreen Al Karyouti
Corporate, Commercial and M&A Hend Zaghloul
Corporate, Commercial and M&A Aziz Abaza
Photo Name Position Profile
Aziz Abaza photo Aziz Abaza Partner
Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed photo Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed Partner, Head of Corporate Practice
Nisreen Al Karyouti photo Nisreen Al Karyouti Partner
Ashraf Ali photo Ashraf Ali Partner, Head of Litigation
Florian Amereller photo Dr Florian Amereller Founding Partner
Sherif El Saadani photo Sherif El Saadani Partner, Head of Arbitration
Khaled Ragheb photo Khaled Ragheb Partner
Ingy Rasekh photo Dr Ingy Rasekh Managing Partner
Hend Zaghloul photo Hend Zaghloul Partner