Mohamed Saleh > Riad, Saleh & Partners > Giza, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Riad, Saleh & Partners

Work Department

Corporate, Commercial, and Mergers & Acquisitions


Partner, Head of Corporate, Commercial, and Mergers & Acquisitions


Mohamed is a Partner and Head of the Firm’s Corporate, Commercial, and Mergers & Acquisitions’ Department. A team leader in the department specializing in the Firm’s Corporate Structure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Market, Construction, Labor and General Corporate. He is also a team leader in the department specializing in the Firm’s Oil and Gas, pharmaceutical and Healthcare matters, which he acquires a solid experience.

With more than 20 years of experience in the legal field, Mohamed brings a wealth of solid legal corporate and multinational experience. Mohamed worked in tier one national and international Law Firms. He advised multinational and local clients in various legal aspects including, inter alia, M&As, Capital Market, General Corporate, Corporate Structuring.

Mohamed closed Mergers and acquisitions deals whether local or cross boarder deals with amounts exceeding 5 billion USDs.

He is an active member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiator (“AIPN”). AIPN is an international independent professional membership association that supports international energy negotiators around the world and enhances their effectiveness and professionalism in the international energy community. AIPN is a global association well-known to company’s working in the Energy Sector and it is closed and exclusive for Energy Sector’s practitioners.




Egyptian Bar Association
American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)
British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA)
Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)


LLB, Faculty of Law, English Section, Cairo University.
LLM. International and Comparative Law, The American University in Cairo.

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Mohamed SalehRiad, Saleh & Partners

Riad, Saleh & Partners is a small firm that punches above its weight in corporate and M&A matters. It handles key transactions for international clients, among them Schindler Group, Chubb Life Insurance and Air Liquide Group. It is also called upon for corporate governance and strategic matters. ‘They are so practical and informative and know how to close cross-border deals‘, say clients of lead partners Mohamed Saleh and Hesham Riad.

Egypt > Energy

Riad, Saleh & Partners joins the ranking thanks to the work of two partners, Mohamed Saleh and Hesham Riad, in upstream, downstream and mid-stream projects in the oil and gas sector. The firm acts for local and international companies on matters including concession agreements and gas supply contracts. Founding partner and head of corporate Saleh also has experience in advising financial institutions on LNG and oil trading matters.

Egypt > Employment

They understand the business and provide quality and responsiveness‘, says a client of Riad, Saleh & Partners. The firm has built up its employment practice over the last five years, gaining substantial experience both in disputes and day-to-day HR issues. It now acts for a growing roster of international employers, among them Air Liquide and Schindler Group. The ‘very meticulous and responsive‘ Mohamed Saleh and Hesham Riad are the lead partners.

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation

They provide outstanding legal services and are very responsive‘, says a client of Riad, Saleh & Partners. The firm is frequently active in litigation in areas such as banking and finance, real estate, energy and healthcare. The ‘very meticulous and responsiveMohamed Saleh, who has more than 40 years’ experience in commercial and criminal disputes, and Hesham Riad are the main practitioners.

Egypt > Banking and finance

Riad, Saleh & Partners joins the ranking having expanded its range of services into banking and finance six years ago. The firm has a long history as a full-service independent law firm, on the basis of which it has successfully won roles representing national and multinational companies in investment, banking and capital markets matters. It advises a number of international banks on local securities law and debt recovery. Its recent work spans repos, foreign exchange and Islamic finance transactions. Mohamed Saleh and Hesham Riad are the lead partners.