Firm Profile > ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners > Cairo, Egypt

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners
1 GABALAYA STREET, 6TH FLOOR
ZAMALEK
CAIRO 11211
CAIRO 11211
Egypt

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners is 'an exceptional practice with a qualified, conscientious, professional team that cares for its clients'. The firm joins the ranking thanks to its experienced bench of talent and rapidly growing client base. Founders Ragy Soliman and Mohamed Abdelgawad, formerly of Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm, lead the practice along with new hire Ahmed Abdelgawad from Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy. The firm handles high-value transactions, frequently in the telecoms, IT and FMCG sectors, and counts Rich Foods and Baker Hughes among its clients. Senior associate Alia Monieb is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Ragy Soliman; Mohamed Abdelgawad; Ahmed Abdelgawad

Other key lawyers:

Alia Monieb

Testimonials

‘ADSERO is an exceptional practice. It offers multi-disciplinary expertise with a qualified, conscientious, professional team that cares for its clients. They are totally reliable, well organised, dynamic and well informed.’

‘We appreciate the personal touch. They are prompt and always available and their well organised back office is a distinguishing feature of this practice.’

‘Ragy Soliman is a capable leader, owner of a clear vision, a dynamic doer, yet a good delegator of authority to capable associates who keeps a watchful eye on the unfolding of events. He, as well as all his team, are responsive and prompt.’

Key clients

Kuwait Food Company

Nile Scan

Pixelogic Media Egypt

OLX

Rich Foods

Primmum

Prime holding

Nacita

Imkan

Baker Hughes

TMT Tier 2

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners joins the ranking having quickly established an impressive client base in the technology, life sciences and media sectors. Among the high-profile companies for which it acts are Amazon and Global Telecom Holding. Head of the corporate and commercial practice Mohamed Abdelgawad frequently advises large technology and telecommunications companies on matters such as cybersecurity data protection and fintech. His track record includes high-value transactions for global pharmaceutical companies.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Abdelgawad

Key clients

Amazon

OLX

Global Telecom Holding

Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 3

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners is a new player in the market but it has quickly built up an impressive roster of clients and expanded its litigation group. Practice head Osman Mowafy, who joined in early 2020 from Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy, is ‘one of the best litigation partners in the market’, according to one market source. He is particularly adept in white-collar crime,  investment and trading disputes, and administrative disputes related to capital markets law. Yehia Shahine joined ALC Alieldean Weshahi & Partners.

Practice head(s):

Osman Mowafy

Key clients

Abela Misr

Sheraton Hurghada

Global Telecom Holding

Danone

Kuwait Food Company (Americana)

Prime Holdings

Arpu Plus

Telecom Egypt

Ring

Siemens

East Mediterranean Gas Company

Nestlé Egypt S.A.E.

Nile Sugar

Saudi Egyptian

Employment Tier 3

ADSERO-Ragy Soliman & Partners joins the ranking this year. Established in 2019, the firm has quickly recruited experienced lawyers who have brought with them a list of high-profile multinational clients. Their work in sectors such as telecoms, FMCG and IT includes the full range of employment law matters, including terminations and contract negotiations. Highly respected corporate partner Mohamed Abdelgawad, who joined from Sharkawy & Sarhan Law Firm in 2019, along with senior associate Alia Monieb, leads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Abdelgawad

Other key lawyers:

Alia Monieb

Key clients

Pixelogic Yes

Americana Group Yes

Syngenta

The firm: ADSERO – Ragy Soliman & Partners was established in 2019, with exceptional forefront team. We are a client centric firm, we focus on ease of communication, accessibility, relationship management and strategic client relation.

We understand the networking nature of our field and, accordingly, established a strong exposure to external markets and supported business on various jurisdictions around the world. Our lawyers are carefully selected among the top qualified practitioners and are subject to extensive ongoing training programs. We have established dedicated units to handle non-transactional matters and focused legal research.

Owning to our diverse backgrounds and commercially oriented mindset, ADSERO is a full business law firm that tailor its wealth of knowledge to our clients needs.

Areas of practice
M&A:
Our team members successfully executed over 50 transactions in 28 countries with equity in excess of US$60bn. The depth of experience that comes from each of our lawyers allows us to provide strategic, innovative advice on diverse M&A transactions.

Capital markets: Adsero’s capital markets group achieved transformational results, having accomplished over 75 equity and debt transactions, and over US$65bn in the financial market. As a result of our experience in high-profile and complex financing matters, clients receive unrivaled advice.

Corporate and commercial: We understand the competitive pressures in the global marketplace, and provide ongoing support through a wide range of complex matters, we handle: intellectual property, competition, regulatory matters, family trust and planning and structuring.

Dispute resolution: Our team has been known for its ability to successfully deliver commercially minded strategies and solutions in high-stakes commercial litigation and international arbitration. Due to the complexities of the cases, we provide in-depth knowledge in three distinct areas: litigation, arbitration and competition.

Our litigation expertise involves a finely tuned investigative team that specializes in complex commercial litigation, white collar crimes, IP litigation cases and labor disputes; while the arbitration team focuses on advising on work related to enforcement and building arbitration with the most optimal efficiencies for oil and gas, construction, sports arbitration cases.

Advisory work related to competition matters include compliance training from a competition law standpoint and representing clients before the Egyptian Competition Authority through the handling of settlement procedures.

Clients we represented have allowed us to participate in arbitration proceedings governed by the rules of ICC, ICSID, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC and ICSID and UNCITRAL, in addition to Egyptian forums; Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and the Financial Regulatory Authority appeal committee.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and Commercial Mohamed Abdelgawad mohamed.abdelgawad@adsero.me +20-2273-77115
M&A and Capital Market Ragy Soliman ragy.soliman@adsero.me +20-2273-77115
M&A and Capital Market Ahmed Abdelgawad ahmed.abdelgawad@adsero.me +20-2273-77115
Dispute Resolution- Litigation Osman Mowafy osman.mowafy@adsero.me +20-2273-77115
Photo Name Position Profile
 Mohamed AbdelGawad  photo Mohamed AbdelGawad Partner – Head of Corporate & Commercial Department
 Ahmed Abdelgawad  photo Ahmed Abdelgawad Partner and Co-head of the Capital Market and M&A Practice Group.
 Mahmoud Attia  photo Mahmoud Attia Associate
 Hana Awad  photo Hana Awad Associate
 Mohamed El Roubi  photo Mohamed El Roubi Of Counsel
 Amr El-Bayoumi  photo Amr El-Bayoumi Of Counsel
 Ibrahim ElGengehy  photo Ibrahim ElGengehy Senior Associate
 Mohamed  Fathy  photo Mohamed  Fathy Counsel
 Hossam Gramon  photo Hossam Gramon Partner and Head of Banking and Finance
 Malak Khalil  photo Malak Khalil Senior Associate
 Abdelrahman Khattab  photo Abdelrahman Khattab Associate 
 Alia Monieb  photo Alia Monieb Senior Assocaite
 Osman Mowafy  photo Osman Mowafy Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution
 Nariman Roshdy  photo Nariman Roshdy Senior Associate
 Karima Seyman  photo Karima Seyman Associate
 Dina Sherif photo Dina Sherif Senior Associate
 Ragy Soliman  photo Ragy Soliman Managing Partner – Head of M&A and Capital Markets Department
 Mennatullah Sultan  photo Mennatullah Sultan Associate
 Darah Zakaria  photo Darah Zakaria Associate
 Mohamed Zaki  photo Mohamed Zaki Trademark Specialist
Number of partners : 4
Arabic
English
French

Integrity, Respect and Trust

Equality and inclusion are core values at ADSERO – Ragy Soliman and Partners. Not only are we committed to creating a diverse workplace, we celebrate it as a core principle and an essential driver to innovation and creativity. We promote an environment of respect, trust and flexibility, where each individual feels valued and engaged, where knowledge is shared, free-flowing and easily accessible.

Our genuine commitment to inclusion is reflected at every stage in our firm. We recruit and retain talent of diverse backgrounds. We recognize that diversity breeds wide-ranging viewpoints, which allows us to better serve our clients and our community.


ADSERO – Ragy Soliman & Partners is a law firm that provides its clients with distinctive quality services and innovative legal solutions with a global outreach. Our lawyers have a depth of experience in several jurisdictions, which allows us to offer practical, cross-border solutions.

The Clients:

At ADSERO, we are committed to serving the needs of our clients in a variety of practice areas. Our unparalleled track record in legal work involving strategic, operational and financial dimensions, along with our expertise in domestic and international matters are the reason why we are best positioned to deliver distinctive quality services to our clients. The firm has worked with a varied range of clients including:

– Two of the world’s leading Oil & Gas services’ companies

– The largest food production company in Middle east and North Africa

– A leading French multinational food-products company

– The largest E-commerce conglomerates

– Leading E-shipping and Fintech startups

– Major multinational and local pharmaceutical corporations

– International cement production company

– Largest domestic private equity funds and capital ventures

The Team:

ADSERO’s team have been at the forefront of major transactions and continue to be among the market leaders in the following jurisdictions:

– Egypt

– England and Wales

– New York

– France

– Italy

– Hong Kong

– United Arab Emirates

– Tunisia

– Bangladesh

– Pakistan

– Algeria

– Netherlands

– Luxembourg

– Jersey

– Malta

The Network:

Our strong geographical reach across the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, America and Europe in the public and private markets has enabled us to also provide our clients with a diverse network of legal and service providers. These international connections with our partners have been instrumental in maintaining our global outreach.