Ms Ghada El Ehwany > Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie Interna > Cairo, Egypt > Lawyer Profile

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie Interna

Work Department

Corporate and Commerical, Employment


Partner, Head of Corporate and Commerical



Arabic, English and French


  • Egyptian Bar Association – Member


  • University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) (LLB Business Law) (2000)
  • Cairo University (BA) (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > TMT

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) has a large corporate and M&A practice that advises on transactions, projects and regulatory matters in the telecoms, digital media and technology sectors, including data security, outsourcing, licensing and investments. It brings together expertise in technology, IP, corporate matters and disputes to advise clients such as Trend Micro and Nile Radio Production Company. Corporate partner Ghada El Ehwany, who also has expertise in healthcare regulation and litigation, leads the practice.

Egypt > Intellectual property

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) is primarily focused on the enforcement of IP rights, with notable expertise in combating piracy, trade mark and copyright infringement, as well as technology transfers including the licensing of technology and domain name disputes. The Cairo office is part of a highly regarded global IP practice and, locally, it has acted in cases involving online video sharing platforms and domestic real estate companies. Practice head Ghada El Ehwany and senior associates Mohamed Mourad and Milad Fayez are the main contacts.

Egypt > Employment

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) is focused primarily on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions and frequently assists employers with employment contracts, non-competition agreements, employee incentives, dismissals and redundancies, immigration and employee transfers. It is also sought after for employment litigation, with recent work including high-value matters in the hospitality sector. Head of corporate Ghada El Ehwany now leads the employment law practice, while counsels Sherif Makram and Saber Soliman play key roles. ‘They are very responsive and trustworthy‘, remarks one client.

Egypt > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) draws on its long-standing presence in Egypt and its vast international network to advise domestic and international investors on public and private M&A deals, joint ventures and strategic alliances, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and a range of commercial matters. Its client base, which includes Bank Audi, Visa Inc. and  L’Oréal, is the equal of any firm in Egypt. Mohamed Ghannam and Mohamed Barakat lead the M&A practice, while Ghada El Ehwany and Hesham Ragab lead the corporate and commercial group. Counsel Mohamed Elfar also plays a key role in major transactions.