Donia El-Mazghouny > Mazghouny & Co > CAIRO, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Mazghouny & Co

Work Department

Projects and Financing




Donia is the founder and managing partner of Mazghouny & Co. Prior to launching the practice, Donia was a partner with a tier 1 law firm in Cairo, where she headed the Energy & Projects team.

She specialises in energy law, with a focus on energy and power agreements, and regularly advises clients on the development, financing and acquisition of energy and infrastructure projects in Egypt. She further advises on transactional matters, corporate and commercial agreements, joint ventures, corporate structuring, and labour matters notably in the energy and power, manufacturing and services fields. She has recently advised sponsors on the financing of 9 solar projects under Round 2 of the feed-in tariff programme, with a total capacity of 425MW, including the project which has won the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Egypt Deal of the Year, EMEA Finance Best Renewable Energy Deal in Africa and Best Solar Deal in EMEA awards for 2017.

Donia is a member of the Egyptian Bar Association and regularly speaks at conferences in and outside Egypt, particularly on clean energy. Donia has authored the Egypt chapters in the Renewable Energy Law Review, Renewables Regulations of Getting The Deal Through, and ICLG Renewable Energy, and she was a member of the committee drafting Executive Regulations for the Renewable Energy Law no. 203/2014.

She holds an LL.M. in International Financial Law from King’s College London (UK), a Master in International and European Business Law from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University (France), and an LL.B. from Cairo University (IDAI).


Arabic, English, French, and Italian


King’s College London (UK), Master of Laws – LLM, International Financial Law, 2011
Universite Pantheon Sorbonne (Paris I) (France), Master, International and European Business Law, 2008
Cairo University (Egypt), Bachelor of Laws – LLB

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Egypt > Projects and infrastructure

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Egypt > Energy

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Donia El-MazghounyMazghouny & Co

Since its establishment in early 2020, Mazghouny & Co has built an extensive client roster in the energy sector, particularly in relation to renewables. The team advises on the full project cycle including financing, project development, and implementation and clients include high-profile energy players, startups, and government institutions. More recently the firm has also begun expanding its services into other African countries such as Guinea and Burkina Faso. Managing Partner Donia El-Mazghouny specialises in energy and power agreements and is regularly involved in the development, financing and acquisition of projects.