I&P (Ibrachy Legal Consultancy)

Corporate/M&A Department

Egypt
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What the team is known for

A dynamic team, advising on a broad range of corporate matters, with significant expertise in telecommunications. Regularly assists with high-value capital markets and shareholder matters. Has considerable experience advising start-up companies.

Strengths

One source found the team "straight-talking, responsive and smart," while another added that "the firm's billing is very transparent."

Work highlights

Acted for Vantage Drilling International on the formation of a joint venture to operate deepwater drilling units off Egypt's Mediterranean coast.

Notable practitioners

Ashraf Elibrachy is acclaimed by interviewees as someone who "knows how regulators think." Sources add that he is "very responsive and meets deadlines." He has experience working for major international clients in complex, cross-border M&A. He is also noted for his in-depth understanding of the regulatory requirements surrounding M&A in the telecoms sector.

Sara Hinton is very active in corporate law, particularly on behalf of technology clients and private equity houses. One client said: "She's responsive and her team gets the job done. She's realistic and honest about timescales and the potential red tape you may come up against."