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Sharkawy & Sarhan

Projects & Energy

3 ranked lawyersBand 1EgyptGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-respected team demonstrating outstanding expertise in both renewable and conventional energy matters. Represents several leading petrochemicals companies in the acquisition of oil and gas concessions. Also acts for an impressive list of investment banks and export credit agencies in the financing of construction and oil and gas projects.

Strengths

One client enthused: “They are incredibly knowledgeable about the local laws and very good at applying their legal knowledge through a commercial lens.”

Other commentators characterise the firm as “young, energetic and responsive - and very reliable advisers,” further noting: “They diligently follow up on matters and provide clear advice.”

Work highlights

Assisted Zarubezhneft with its Egyptian market entry through the acquisition of participating interests in two offshore oil concessions.

Notable practitioners

Ahmed Haggag is highly sought after by international commercial banking institutions and multilaterals in relation to project finance mandates. One commentator described him as a “very good lawyer who is always on top of the deal,” before going on to add: “I have nothing but praise for him.”

Heba Anwar Raslan is an increasingly prominent figure within the firm. Much of her work takes place in the oil and gas sector, and she is an experienced adviser on the acquisition of offshore concessions and other high-value assets. Market sources observe that “she handles complex deals efficiently.”

Karim Sarhan is well versed in energy sector M&A and is a strong choice to advise on Egyptian regulatory issues arising from oil and gas projects. Sources praise the way in which "he understands the issues quickly and is always ready to help."

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Sharkawy & Sarhan

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Arabella Plaza, Building 2

New Cairo

Cairo

Cairo

Egypt

P.O. 11835

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Egypt

Projects & Energy


Ahmed Haggag
Band 1
Heba Anwar Raslan
Up and Coming
Karim Sarhan
Band 2