Mr Mohamed Raslan > Levari > New Cairo, Egypt > Lawyer Profile
District 2, Area 1, 5th Settlement
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Mr Mohamed Raslan
Corporate & Commercial
Partner – Corporate and Commercial law with specialisation in Banking & Finance
Mohamed is a Co-Founder and Partner of Levari LLP and is a qualified Egyptian lawyer with rights of audience at the Court of Appeal. Mohamed has extensive experience in commercial law, litigation, investment, capital markets, tax laws and regulatory advice as well as intellectual property and labor laws.
Mohamed has specialized in banking and finance working as in-house counsel for some of the largest financial institutions in Egypt including Commercial International Bank, Ahli United Bank, and Egypt Factors. Prior to founding Levari LLP, Mohamed went back into private practice taking up the position of senior associate within the Egyptian associate office of Crowell & Moring LLP.
– Member of Egyptian Bar Association
– Member of American Chamber of Commerce.
Mohamed holds an LLB from Menoufia University (2004) and an LLM in International & Private law from Menoufia University (2007).
Mohamed is a keen sportsman with interests in football. Apart from that most of his leisure time is now taken up by his young daughter.
Levari focuses on the protection and registration of trade marks in Egypt, as well as handling certificates of origin, designs and patents, copyright law and domain name licensing. Litigation, finance and regulatory specialist Mohamed Raslan and senior associate Hatem Ahmed Sayed are the key contacts for IP matters, where the firm advises large international clients including Netflix.
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.
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.