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Riad & Riad

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Cairo, Giza

The firm: Riad & Riad is a full-service law firm established in early 2015 by a group of knowledgeable and skilled partners with wide practical experience in top-tier law firms and international institutions. The firm’s founding lawyers have extensive practical experience coupled with international academic backgrounds at prestigious universities in the US, the UK and France.

Riad & Riad offers its services in a wide variety of areas with specific focus on corporate, M&A, labour and employment, banking, energy, infrastructure, project finance, litigation and dispute resolution.

The firm’s core business culture is centred on integrity, dedication to clients’ needs, and excellence of advice and services. It operates proactively to deliver practical, cost-effective and relationship-driven client service.

The firm distinguishes itself through the accessibility of its partners. Its partners have hands-on involvement which means that clients can always benefit from their experience. The firm’s approach is constructive and commercially orientated. It assigns work to lawyers who have the appropriate level of experience so that the legal fees are commensurate with the complexity of the assignment.

Areas of practice: R&R provides legal advice to leading global and domestic corporations, investment banks, private equity providers and state entities from all sectors, in relation to their corporate activity in Egypt including strategic investments, restructurings, corporate establishing, and corporate governance.

The banking and project finance team has extensive experience in both domestic and cross-border finance transactions. It advises significant domestic Egyptian and international banks as well as several international financial institutions. The firm acts on behalf of both lenders and borrowers across major industries including renewable energy, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects.

R&R has accumulated experience in handling employment, labour and social insurance law matters. The employment team has academic and professional credentials, as well as intensive practical experience.

Riad & Riad has also rich practical experience in trade remedies and customs regulations. R&R participates in Egyptian safeguard investigations on behalf of clients and provides relevant legal services. Its partners’ experience includes representing one of the multinational food processing companies on customs value rules throughout highly complex investigations by local authorities under the Agreement on Implementation of Article VII (Customs Valuation).

Riad & Riad has a specialised arbitration and dispute resolution team. Team members have extensive experience in handling high-value ad hoc as well as institutional arbitrations observing rules applicable at major arbitration institutes including ICC, ICSID, DIAC and CRCIRA.

  • Other office

  • Giza

  • Number of lawyers: 25
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Member
  • British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA)
  • Turkish & Egyptian Businessmen Association (TUMIAD)
  • China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME)

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    On 19 February 2018, a new law no. 11/2018 was issued regulating the restructuring, preventive reconciliation and bankruptcy in Egypt (the"  Bankruptcy Law "). The law entered into force as of 22 March 2018.
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