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Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy
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Work Department

Finance & Projects




Ashraf is a Partner at Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy’s Finance & Projects practice group. Ashraf joined the firm in 2018, he specializes in financing transactions and has represented clients in multiple syndicated and bilateral facilities, project finance and equity finance transactions. Ashraf’s expertise brings together legal and practical know-how gained from representing major financial institutions and corporations across a wide variety of sectors. He has worked on banking and financing transactions in the GCC market as well and has represented financial institutions in multi-jurisdictional debt finance transactions and Islamic financing.

Ashraf advises clients on all matters concerning banking, financing, overseeing the commencement of projects, finance transactions, and Islamic financing. He advises on the strengths and weaknesses of local security available to lenders in the Egyptian market. This advice may serve any client in any field such as those pertaining to but not limited to oil & gas, energy, lenders, consultancy firms, public and private parties.


Arabic English and Italian


  • Egyptian Bar Association – Member.


2011   Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, LL.M.

2004   The Police Academy of Egypt, LL.B.

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Ashraf HendiMatouk Bassiouny & Hennawy

Considered by some as ‘the best law firm in Egypt’, Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy is ‘highly knowledgeable and engaged’ with regard to all bank, non-banking financial institution and capital markets matters. The practice continues to maintain its traditional focus on large-scale financings, as well as expanding into new niche areas such as advising local banks on security perfection and sanctions-related restructuring. Regional managing partner and head of finance and projects Mahmoud Bassiouny is a trusted advisor to international commercial banks and export credit agencies. Ashraf Hendi is a key contact for project and equity finance transactions, and counsel Nadia Abdallah is well versed in significant transactions in the energy, logistics and infrastructure sectors.

Comparative Guides

Egypt: Lending & Secured Finance April 2024 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Lending & Secured Finance laws and regulations applicable in Egypt.