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Alliance Law Firm - Egypt
6 SARAY ELGUEZIRA ST.
ZAMALEK
CAIRO
Egypt

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Alliance Law Firm – Egypt provides clients with support on the full spectrum of Commercial, corporate and M&A matters, from IPOs and capital restructuring to handling day-to-day business, corporate governance and microfinance. The firm also possesses a focus on heavy industries and multinational companies. Ashraf Abou Elkheir leads the team with a wealth of experience in corporate law, M&A and joint ventures, most notably having been involved in the largest M&A deal in Egypt to date. Counsel Omar Farid advises clients at the intersection of corporate and M&A with capital market matters.

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Testimonials

‘Alliance Law Firm has a diversified lawyers with an extensive experience and dedication to get things done in a challenging timelines. We have worked with the firm on different M&A transactions along with the day to day commercial and corporate advice.’

‘Working for a company that has a lot of cross border transactions I find ALF as a one stop shop where I can rely on them to manage my transaction. If other external lawyers are needed they deal with them in a satisfactory manner on my behalf. They also have extensive knowledge on the various commercial and legal aspects of incorporating businesses in Europe and the US which is very helpful when planning investment structures abroad.’

‘The individuals I work with are not only knowledgeable but also always willing to go the extra step of trying to help and provide the support even if not part of the initial agreed upon scope. I deal and dealt with a lot of law firms and the response time from the individuals I deal with is definitely much better than anyone else in the market and that includes working on holidays and weekends if something urgent is needed. The work ethic of the individuals is a stand out.’

‘The team is very experienced in the Commercial and Corporate practice. They provide professional detailed legal advices that covers all the points clients want without saying. I found them reliable authenticated team as one of the top tier firms in Egypt.’

‘The team has strong experience and are committed to deliver reliable legal advice. It might have been tricky during the pandemic for them to deliver the best service. The team was handling the Due Diligence on a healthcare provider, and the service provided was meeting expectations.’

‘Team is very knowledgeable and dedicated to the job. They look at all the details and consider every aspect of the case at hand. They always come with simple and innovative ideas and solutions. Their commercial and business sense is very high compared to many lawyers who only tackle the case from a pure legal aspect.’

‘I have worked with Alliance in several topics, and each time they proved that they understand the purpose and the business needs through the legal actions adopted by them, simply we can say it with a lot of confidence that they are very much business oriented, which makes their opinions and actions very valid and reliable. They are very flexible, and the whole team is very aligned. Their fees are not exaggerated, reasonable and it is really value for money.’

‘I have dealt with the partner Ashraf Abu El Kheir – he is very much business oriented, with a very high legal knowledge, Ashraf, is a very good negotiator who led very successful negotiation sessions with different parties in different countries at the same time, he succeeded to align all parties, his effort was crowned by the ultimate target set by his client.’

Key clients

Hanburg Sud Egypt & Tabadol shipping Company

Lord International

Beymen

East Mediterranean Gas Co.

Harmonica

Spice kingdom

Intercement Group

Mashreq Group

Grand Circle

Alsara Investment Group

Ezz Elarab Motors

Dolphinus

Bupa Global

Lafarge Group

Kellogs Middle East

TITAN Egypt

Acrow Misr

Industrial Engineering Company for Construction and Developments ICON

Ezz Steel

Seha Capital

FLSmidth

Pirelli Egypt

Tatweer Misr

Samir and Aly

Pharma Overseas

Glint Consulting

Aura Egypt

Westcon

Work highlights

  • Advised Misr Capital S.A.E. (Misr Capital), the investment arm of Banque Misr, and Elevate Private Equity, the launch of a USD 380 million healthcare investment platform, “Nile Misr Scan & Labs”.
  • Acquisition of a controlling stake in the upraising Italian luxury retail Khrisjoy.
  • Advising TITAN in its corporate restructuring for its companies in Egypt.

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 2

Alliance Law Firm – Egypt handles a broad range of litigation disputes, including commercial, employment, tax, and white collar before civil, administrative, and criminal courts. Head of the dispute resolution department Mohamed Elrafie is experienced in contentious matters across a wide range of sectors with a specific focus on commercial and corporate disputes. Associate Mohamed Magdy is specialised in litigation, particularly when it comes to the medical, oil and gas, and construction sectors.

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Mohamed Elrafie

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Testimonials

‘We have been represented by Alliance Law Firm in number of disputes, their dispute resolution team showed strong assessment skills and legal knowledge. They always present arguments and strategies out of the box.’

‘We have worked with Mohamed Elrafie and Mohamed Magdy, both have proved to have deep understanding of legal procedures before Egyptian courts as well as case law.’

‘Alliance Law firm has great dispute resolution team. The team is experienced and well organised. They send frequent reports for each lawsuit. Also they are keen on the client’s interest. they exert enormous efforts to maintain the client’s position.’

‘The team members are professional and diversified. They are reliable and responsive to any inquiries or legal matters come on board.’

‘I am really impressed and proud in the same time having such a distinguished firm representing me. The strength point I see very important after dealing with them is the confidence they gave me that we will WIN.’

‘Dr. Mohamed Elrafei: A very high experience level, professionalism, creativity, high analytical skills & extremely calm.

‘Team is very well equipped with the technical expertise and talent in dispute resolution.’

‘Very aligned and have the knowledge and the right techniques to achieve the costumer requirements. they always come back with new solutions which is always serving the business.’

Key clients

TITAN Group – Alexandria Portland Cement Company

TITAN Group – Beni Suef Cement Company

Amlak Real Estate Investment & Finance

East Gas

Lafarge

Arafa Group

Intercement

Arqaam Capital

ELS – Egyptian Language School

Egygab – Egyptian Company for Engineering & Construction

Adel Fahim – VP of International federation of bodybuilding

FLSmidth

Global Surveys LLC

Kellogg’s

Le Saffre

Pirelli

Tatweer Misr

Wave Maker

Woody Oriental

Samir and Aly

Bupa Egypt Insurance (Bupa Global)

Pharma Overseas

Glint Consulting

Aura Egypt

Westcon

Alliance Law Firm provides legal counselling in areas covering capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structure, competition, litigation, arbitration as well as general corporate and commercial law.

With expertise in banking, finance, telecommunication, industry, oil and gas, in addition to tourism and real estate, Alliance Law Firm represents some of the largest Egyptian and multinational entities, around the world, financial institutions, funds, government entities, and family businesses successfully closing deals and transactions every year worth over EGP 10bn.

Alliance Law Firm houses a corporate culture that values quality above all – every facet of the organization distills into delivering consistent quality to our clients. It is why we choose to be a partner-lead firm. Our partners are fully involved in case matters, guarantee our response time, and form long-lasting partnerships with a family of clients. This enables us to create trust and a sustainable alliance with our clients.

Practice areas: The firm covers different practice areas to provide the best quality of legal services and to respond to the different phases and needs in a corporation’s life.

General corporate and commercial: We assist our clients in their establishment, locally and/or offshore through our agents. We offer general corporate advice and services including registration and licensing, corporate administration, and secretarial support. We also provide advice on commercial agreements including distribution, agency, franchising, and supply agreements.

Capital markets:  We advise and represent major multinational and local investors in IPOs, secondary market transactions, capital restructuring, MTOs, to establishing investment funds.  We also provide clients representation in relation to Financial Regulatory Authority investigations, insider trading settlement, market abuse and other infractions related to capital market law.

Mergers and acquisitions:  We manage a variety of M&A related activities, such as due diligence, structuring/restructuring, joint ventures, privatization, private placements, share redemption, and capital changes.

Competition and antitrust: We cover risk assessment, drafting codes of business conduct, setting compliance programs, mock dawn-raids, investigations, litigation, settlements, leniency programs and merger notifications.

Litigation:  We handle an array of commercial and employment disputes, white-collar cases and tax claim investigations under the jurisdiction of Egyptian civil, administrative and criminal courts. We handle every aspect of the process, from leading investigations to negotiating pleas, or going to trial, arbitrating settlements and pursuing appeals.

Arbitration: We provide advice and advocacy to companies, individuals and state-owned entities in investment treaty, commercial and sport arbitration conducted in accordance with all major international arbitration rules. We also appear before courts to enforce or resist enforcement of international arbitration agreements and arbitral awards. Members of the team also serve as co – arbitrators and arbitrators’ assistant.

Governmental process: ALF is fully integrated and it’s dedicated lawyers task force covers all range of processes with the different ministries, notary public, GAFI, EFSA, stock market, labor offices, and customs.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
M&A and Projects Ahmed Hafezahafez@alfegypt.com
Corporate structuring & Antitrust DR Ashraf Abouelkheiraabouelkheir@alfegypt.com
Dispute Resolution DR Mohamed Elrafiemelrafie@alfegypt.com
Lawyers : 25
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