Riad, Saleh & Partners > Giza, Egypt > Firm Profile

Riad, Saleh & Partners
BUILDING 6, THE POLYGON BUSINESS PARK
SODIC WEST. 38 KM CAIRO/ALEX RD
SHEIKH ZAYED GIZA
Egypt

Egypt > Banking and finance Tier 3

The full-service independent firm Riad, Saleh & Partners acts for a host of clients in the banking and finance sector, including international banks and financial institutions as well as domestic and multinational companies from sectors such as investment, energy, real estate, and capital markets. The practice led by Mohamed Kamel Saleh and Hesham Riad is also active in the areas of Islamic finance, corporate lending and loan markets. Saleh’s specialisations pertain to oil and gas, energy, and capital markets while Riad is regularly instructed in matters of commercial transactions, financial arrangements, and governmental affairs.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel Saleh; Hesham Riad

Key clients

AXA OneHealth

Schindler Group

Trapped Egypt

Air Liquide Group

Chubb Life Insurance

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH)

Golden West Seeds

Grundfos Egypt

Tokio Marine Insurance

Ahram Security Group

Al Borg Laboratories

Echo Scan Nigeria

AstraZeneca

Echo Lab Nigeria

Work highlights

  • Advised an Egyptian Steel company in its 50 million USD syndicated loan from several banks in Egypt.
  • Advised Vena Medical Company, a company which is incorporated in London, on their corporate structure, and Investment in Egypt.

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Riad, Saleh & Partners advises both domestic and international clients planning to invest or operate on the Egyptian market in commercial, corporate and M&A matters. Regulatory aspects, corporate governance, joint ventures and strategic alliances form part of the firm’s service portfolio, in addition to company disposals and cross-border transactions. Mohamed Kamel Saleh is part of the lead team and specialises in M&A, general corporate, and the energy sector. He leads the department together with Hesham Riad who has extensive experience in the areas of development, real estate, hospitality, and sustainable energy.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel Saleh; Hesham Riad

Testimonials

‘Riad Saleh & Partners Law Firm team is vey professional and proactive in providing their services. They have great staff who are capable, diligent and friendly with clients. I usually find them available at anytime. They provide outstanding services in the commercial and corporate services. I strongly believe this emanates from the diversity of experience they gained.’

‘I work with Mohamed Kamel Saleh and he is friendly, well oriented with in-house practice and layers of problems that businesses encounter.’

‘Knowledgeable, experienced and updated. Their efficiency and precision is notable and their work is produced in timely fashion’

‘After dealing with Hesham Riad for good deal of time and several transactions I can say that he is one of the best business oriented lawyers in town. He is a very talented corporate counsel. He has professional and social intelligence with remarkable ability to solve problems.’

Key clients

Air Liquide Group

AXA OneHealth

Chubb Life Insurance

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH)

Golden West Seeds

Grundfos Egypt

Tokio Marine Insurance

Ahram Security Group

AstraZeneca

Al Borg Laboratories

Echo Scan Nigeria

Echo Lab Nigeria

Egypt > Employment Tier 3

Riad, Saleh & Partners’ employment practice covers a wide range of related matters, such as litigation, day-to-day issues, strategies, and policies. The team’s service portfolio further includes contracts, outsourcing, supply chain compliance, and terminations. General corporate and transaction experts Mohamed Kamel Saleh and Hesham Riad are the lead partners.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel Saleh; Hesham Riad

Key clients

AXA OneHealth

Schindler Group

Trapped Egypt

Air Liquide Group

Chubb Life Insurance

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH)

Golden West Seeds

Grundfos Egypt

Tokio Marine Insurance

Ahram Security Group

Al Borg Laboratories

AstraZeneca

Echo Scan Nigeria

Echo Lab Nigeria

Work highlights

  • Advised Tiba Steel, an Egyptian Steel company in its 50 million USD syndicated loan from several banks in Egypt.
  • Advised Air Liquide, a world leader group in gases and technologies and services for industry & health which has a presence in 80 countries with 66,000 employees all over the world – in several disputes and commercial deals.
  • Advised Vena Medical Company, a company which is incorporated in London, on their corporate structure, and Investment in Egypt.

Egypt > Energy Tier 3

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 4

Riad, Saleh & Partners’ expertise in litigation ranges across the entire dispute resolution process, beginning with consultation to negotiations and settlements. The firm has experience handling cases before all court levels and clients include multinational corporations operating in Egypt. Mohamed Kamel Saleh and Hesham Riad are the lead partners.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Kamel; Saleh Hesham Riad

Key clients

AXA OneHealth

Schindler Group

Trapped Egypt

Air Liquide Group

Chubb Life Insurance

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH)

Golden West Seeds

Grundfos Egypt

Tokio Marine Insurance

Ahram Security Group

Al Borg Laboratories

Echo Scan Nigeria

AstraZeneca

Echo Lab Nigeria

Work highlights

  • Advised Air Liquide, a world leader group in gases and technologies and services for industry & health – which has a presence in 80 countries with 66,000 employees all over the world – in several disputes.
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Riad, Saleh & Partners (“firm”) is a full-service independent law firm based in Cairo, founded in 1977 by our senior partners Mr Ahmed Saleh, Mr Kamel Saleh and Mr Ansary Saleh (under the name of Saleh Law Firm) one of the market-leading dispute resolution firms. In 2018, out of continuous efforts to meet our clients’ business needs, we developed our scope of services by establishing a new division to our firm covering the corporate and commercial aspects.

The firm is managed by Mr Hesham Riad who has more than 20 years of experience in law practice within multinational, regional and Egyptian cooperations. The M&A, commercial department is headed by Mr Mohamed Kamel Saleh who has extensive experience through his work with multinational companies and magic circle law firms on cross-border and complex transactions.

Our team advises national and multinational clients on all corporate and commercial matters and also civil and criminal disputes across all industries, delivering strategic, commercial, and pragmatic solutions to any kind of disputes.

Riad, Saleh & Partners gives confident, innovative and incisive legal advice, we are the firm of choice for many of the world’s leading organizations, as we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal service to our clients to ensure that their strategic and business schemes are legally realized. We carefully take a fresh perspective on situation, find out whether there are better ways of delivering practical, solution with commercial sense for our clients considering rapidly changing business landscape. That said we always go the extra mile to get results. In addition, we bring creativity, quality, and business awareness approach to all of our work and develop our working relationship with leading law firms across the world. This being said, finding innovative and pragmatic solutions to the most complex of business challenges is always our aim, and deliver high quality legal services to our clients in some of the fastest growing markets in the world.

We are well versed across all the key industry sectors such as healthcare, real estate and hospitality, pharmaceutical, energy and electricity, insurance, retail, engineering and construction, banking and finance, corporate governance, dispute resolution, employment, intellectual property, telecoms and technology, distribution, franchise and agency, smart “products”, healthcare, agricultural, industrial, capital market, petroleum (up-stream, midstream and downstream), IT, food and beverage, steel, media production and business research, start-ups and entrepreneurship projects.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate, Commercial, and Mergers Acquisitions Mohamed Salehmohamed.saleh@riadsaleh.com+201226000038
Corporate, Commercial, Finance, and Capital Market, Development (Real Estate and Hospitality) Hesham Riadhesham.riad@riadsaleh.com+201007270500
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Hesham Riad photo Hesham RiadManaging Partner
Mohamed Saleh photo Mohamed SalehPartner, Head of Corporate, Commercial, and Mergers & Acquisitions
Ahmed Saleh : Founding Partner
Mohamed Medhat : Head of Litigation
English (fluent)
Arabic
French
British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA)
American Chamber of Commerce
Egyptian Bar Association
Association of International Petroleum Negotiators