Mr Sherif Hefni > Levari > New Cairo, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Villa 294
District 2, Area 1, 5th Settlement

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial


Partner – Corporate & Commercial with specialisation in corporate restructuring, investments and off shoring.


After completing his BA in Business & Psychology from the University of Northampton (UK) Sherif held several senior management positions at international and national companies in the UK such as Euromoney PLC. After gaining valuable management experience in the city of London, Sherif undertook postgraduate qualifications in law allowing him to be called to the Bar of England & Wales and qualifying as a Barrister.
Sherif has undertaken extensive legal work including at International Labour Organisation in the UN in Geneva, ICT Lawyers and Crowell & Morning offices prior to founding Levari LLP in 2012. Sherif’s expertise is in mergers and acquisition, corporate restructuring and investments.
In 2017, Sherif was awarded the Professional Achievement Award for 2017 by the British Council for individuals who have distinguished themselves through exemplary leadership and achievements in their professional industry, and who can demonstrate the highest level of integrity and character in their professional career.


English, Arabic


– Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
– Member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators
– Member of American Chamber of Commerce.


Sherif holds a BA (hons) in Business & Psychology from the University of Northampton (UK), a Graduate Diploma in Law from Oxford Brooks University (UK), the Bar Vocational Course from City Law School-University of London (UK).


Sherif is a keen runner and has participated in the London Marathon, in addition is enjoys diving and playing golf. However, his true passion is cooking.

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Sherif HefniLevari

Levari frequently advises leading Egyptian and international banks, financial institutions, investment banks, and private equity funds on credit facilities and syndicated loans. Sherif Hefni, Mohamed Raslan and Mohamed Shaaban are the main contacts and also handle extensive tax and capital markets work. Raslan, one of the firm’s co-founders, specialises in investment transactions, banking and finance, tax and regulatory matters. Among the firm’s key clients are World Bank Group and National Bank of Egypt.

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Levari has succeeded in broadening its client base and increasing its role in high-value transactions since it was founded as a full-service international firm in 2012. It provides incorporation services for business start-ups, as well as establishing offshore trusts or offshore holding companies and registered offices. Partners Sherif Hefni, Mohamed Raslan and Mohamed Shaaban, along with senior associate Hatem Ahmed Sayed and associate Amr Hareedy, are the main practitioners. Netflix and Spinneys are among their clients.