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Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie Interna
NILE CITY BUILDING, NORTH TOWER, 21ST FLOOR 2005C
CORNICH EL NIL, RAMLET BEAULAC
CAIRO
Egypt

Work Department

Banking and finance, project finance, energy, mining and infrastructure, major projects and mergers & acquisitions.
 

Position

Partner, Co-head of Banking & Projects.

Career

Lamyaa Gadelhak is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Cairo office. Lamyaa has over 15 years of experience in banking & finance, energy, mining, infrastructure, environmental markets and climate change. Lamyaa spent almost a year in the contracts department of a major petroleum company before joining the Firm in June 2005.

Lamyaa was admitted to the Egyptian Bar of Association in 2005 and a member of the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law. With more than 15 years of experience in banking & finance and energy, she has been widely recognized by Global leading directories over the years. Lamyaa has contributed to various publications offering insights on banking & finance, renewable energy, emissions trading, climate change and carbon capture & storage. She was also a speaker in renewable energy and climate change panel related topics at industry conferences. Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR recognizes her various times for her distinguished work in the area of Banking and Finance and ranked as a leading lawyer in the field.

Lamyaa focuses on banking and finance, project finance, energy, mining and infrastructure, major projects and mergers & acquisitions. Lamyaa also offers insights on renewable energy, emissions trading, climate change and carbon capture & storage. To know more about Lamyaa’s career, check this link

Languages

English, Arabic, French

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Egyptian Bar Association, 2005.
  • Member of the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law.
  • Member of Baker McKenzie EMEA Banking & Finance Steering Committee.
  • Member of Baker McKenzie’s Cairo office Professional Development Committee

Education

  • Cairo University Faculty of Law, 2004.
  • Maîtrise in Business Law, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, 2005.
  • Master of International and European Business Law Degrees (LLM), University of Paris I Panthéon, Sorbonne, 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Egypt > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Lamyaa GadelhakHelmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) is best known for its financing work in the oil and gas, petrochemicals, power, renewable energy, infrastructure, aerospace, financial services, government, healthcare, real estate, TMT and hotels sectors. Managing Partner Mohamed Ghannam and Lamyaa Gadelhak lead the banking, finance and projects practice, which acts for lenders, development financial institutions, multilateral agencies, export credit agencies and sponsors on large cross-border transactions, particularly in project, acquisition, trade and real estate finance, as well as securitisation and derivatives.

Egypt > Energy

(Leading individuals)

Lamyaa GadelhakHelmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)

Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) is firmly established as a key advisor to the oil and gas and petrochemicals sectors, with its work encompassing upstream, E&P, pipeline, refining and downstream projects. It also advises energy companies on corporate, tax, finance, regulatory and antitrust matters. The firm is also involved in key developments in the power sector, including large renewable energy projects such as the 200MW BOO solar PV project on which it advised the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company. Mohamed Ghannam and Lamyaa Gadelhak are the lead partners.

Egypt > Projects and infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

Lamyaa GadelhakHelmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)

The firm has good in-depth experience of big projects’, says a client of Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International). Whether it is acting for sponsors, investors, lenders, acquirers, governments, contractors or other credit providers, the firm is involved in the financing and development of flagship energy, mining, infrastructure, renewable energy and carbon projects. Joint heads of banking, finance and projects Mohamed Ghannam and Lamyaa Gadelhak are amongst the most respected practitioners in the market, particularly in the area of project finance.