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Shehata & Partners Law Firm
Cairo Business Plaza
New Cairo

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Shehata & Partners Law Firm have ‘a distinctive edge in Egypt for commercial, corporate and M&A law’, with a broad practice that ‘caters to a wide spectrum of legal needs', including advising on company incorporation, corporate governance and local regulations. Practice head Ibrahim Shehata has a proven track record of acting for major multinational companies. He is supported by senior associate Aya Rashwan.

Practice head(s):

Ibrahim Shehata


‘Shehata & Partners Law Firm has an excellent team of expert members. Each associate has managed to demonstrate their commercial expertise in the various cases in which we have sought the help of the firm.’

‘Shehata and Partners is an outstanding law firm to work with. What stands out is their teamwork.

‘Shehata & Partners have a distinctive edge in Egypt in commercial, corporate, and M&A law. Their key strengths lie in their adaptability and innovation.’

‘My experiences have been particularly enriched by Ibrahim Shehata. His acumen for understanding the intricacies of both domestic and international law is incomparable.

‘S&P demonstrate a very high level of professionalism and experience dealing with foreign investors. They know exactly what kind of help they may need and they act accordingly.’

‘Shehata & Partners caters to a wide spectrum of legal needs.’

‘High-quality legal experts. Partners are available and easy to contact. They are professional and efficient in delivering legal advice.’

‘Super friendly, responsive and they follow up. Efficient and to the point.’

Key clients

Nova Plastik



Avanz Capital







FinTech Galaxy

TSEBO Solutions

Hempel Coatings Egypt (LLC)


GazProm Bank

Numu Market




Work highlights

  • Acting for Yazaki Europe as its sole legal adviser on its multi-million-dollar private free zone project in Egypt for the creation of an automotive parts factory in which 100% of its production will be exported.
  • Advising CrossBoundary Energy on establishing a corporate entity in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.
  • Advised Nova Plastik on the main issues pertaining to its entry into the Egyptian market.

Egypt > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 3

Shehata & Partners Law Firm's litigation department has a strong reputation for its expertise in handling real estate, construction, and banking and finance disputes. Mohamed Nour Shehata is highly regarded for advising on civil litigation, and is well versed in handling matters spanning multiple jurisdictions. Mohamed Osama is very experienced in assisting with labour law disputes.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Nour Shehata; Mohamed Osama


‘Shehata & Partners’ competence is one of the best I have come across in the field. The team there was very, very fast in turning around on several items in our work. Communication and responsiveness were beyond my expectations.’

‘Shehata & Partners were able to steer us through litigious matters with a great deal of care and clarity while taking a lot of time out to ensure we were aware of the process and on the same page. I would wholeheartedly recommend working with them to my friends and colleagues.’

‘Shehata and Partners’ team is very professional and responsive. They do always guide through based on applicable laws and the local practice, which is equally important. ’

Key clients

Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition

Antrados Syria

Tatweer Misr

Hempel Coatings Egypt


Ghalioungui Trading


responsAbility Swiss Fund

BNP Paribas

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Tatweer Misr in multiple disputes against private individuals concerning payment defaults.
  • Acting for Antrados Syria in an ongoing, complex real estate development dispute based in Syria.

Egypt > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Under the leadership of Mohamed Nour Shehata and construction arbitration specialist Ibrahim Shehata, Shehata & Partners Law Firm is well placed to advise on CRCICA, ICC, LCIA and DIAC arbitration proceedings.

The firm: Founded in 1996, Shehata & Partners (“S&P”) has been driven by a vision to provide unique legal services that cater to the business needs of corporate entities doing business in Egypt. Our core mission is to provide the most trusted and effective legal advice on both dispute resolution and corporate law in Egypt. Our law firm is result-driven and delivers exceptional services to clients across various practice areas and multiple industries. S&P continues to achieve the highest client satisfaction rates in the region due to the meticulous implementation of our client-centric approach.

Corporate and Commercial: Our advice is tailored and strategic to enable our corporate clients to make confident and informed business decisions. We capitalize on our extensive, practical legal knowledge in corporate and labor law to deliver efficient legal solutions that work.

By deeply understanding not only the business models of our clients, but by also studying the whole spectrum of their respective businesses, we have succeeded in our client-centric approach being distinguished in the market, and Shehata & Partners being considered as trusted business partners to our clients.

Litigation: At Shehata & Partners, we offer innovative, out-of-the-box solutions that are usually necessary for extremely complex disputes, capitalizing on our 25 years of experience in the Egyptian market to guide our clients through the trickiest disputes.

It is the acute, in-depth knowledge of procedural law that sets us apart. Our highly experienced, energetic team is adept at resolving even the most complex disputes before the Egyptian courts.

Arbitration: Due to our high-quality service which is key in arbitration cases, we have garnered one of the highest client satisfaction rates in the market. This has helped us grow steadily and extend our arbitration services across the MENA region. Our young, vibrant team is armed with a diverse academic background and scope of knowledge of the MENA arbitration laws and rules that enable us to be distinguished in the market. This is why we can navigate the subtle differences across the MENA jurisdictions to help our clients achieve continuous success.

Labour & Employment: Employment disputes, day-to-day HR management, compensation and benefits, labor law, and human rights and pensions. We support our partners in complying with local labor and employment laws, staying up-to-date with changing regulations, and developing strategies to retain high-potential employees.

Venture Capital & Startups: We help startups navigate financing, compliance, and corporate challenges with packages built to support organizations that are in their early stages. We work with clients to increase ROI, secure appropriate deal structures, and advise on the best paths to raise investments from VCs.

Renewable Energy & Electricity: Being an active participant in the ecosystem of this industry since 2014, we offer all essential regulatory and contractual services in the renewable energy industry and have helped and guided clients in almost all sectors of this industry, specifically the solar and waste-to-energy industries.

Since the initiation of the renewable energy sector in Egypt, Shehata & Partners has been on the scene. This ensures we are incredibly aware of the different, difficult challenges that such a young industry has encountered, while also keeping us in the loop for the most recent trends and updates in the local and international market.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation & Banking Prof. Dr. Nour Shehata +201118333000
Litigation & Labor Law Mohamed Osama +201111103323
Arbitration & Corporate Law Ibrahim Shehata +201022256100
Corporate & Commercial Law Omar Rabie +201004822249
Lawyers : 25
Admin Staff : 4
Egyptian Bar Association