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Zaki Hashem & Partners

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Well-respected firm held in high regard for its prominence in litigation. Has considerable expertise in several areas, including banking, construction, oil and gas and intellectual property disputes. Offers complementary strengths in domestic and international arbitration.

Strengths

Clients describe the litigation department as having “some of the best litigators in Egypt,” remarking: “They are very meticulous when it comes to presenting their advice, with an eye on securing their client’s interests over the long term.”

Sources agree: “Zaki Hashem has an excellent litigation practice.”

Work highlights

Acted for Vodafone Egypt on a copyright infringement dispute against Etisalat relating to a character used in the latter's television commercials.

Notable practitioners

Senior partner Omar Abou Elenain is widely recognised for his longstanding experience in litigation. Having been in practice for more than three decades, he is noted for his work on behalf of clients from the telecoms, hospitality and finance sectors. Fellow practitioners cite him as a "strong lawyer."

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Overview

Since its inception in 1953, ZH&P  harbors the most prominent Litigation and Arbitration practice and has brought landmark victories to its clients and earned recognition in Egypt and the MENA Region. 


ZH&P offers legal counseling and advice on disputes related to privatizations, banking, construction, M&A, taxation, labour, white collars crimes, etc.

The legal lawsuits circulated and handled by ZH&P until the end of 2019 exceed 1,800 cases.

Additionally and adhering to putting the clients’ interest first, ZH&P has a long track record of successfully settling disputes amicably.

Examples of Clients: Accor Hotels, Alitalia, Alstom Egypt, Arab Bank, British Petroleum Egypt, Cargill, Cemex, Citi Bank, Conrad Hotel, Damac Properties, Fayoum Gas, Four Seasons Hotel, General Electric Group Hero Food Industries, Hilton International Company, Leoni AG, LG Electronics, Mashreq Bank, Medecins Sans Frontiers, Nissan Motor Egypt, Pepsi Cola Egypt, Red Cross International Committee, Tui Travel Plc …

Members

Abou Elenain, Omar

Abou Zeid, Youssef

Dispute Resolution Department

Zaki Hashem & Partners

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Department location

23 Kasr El Nil Street

Cairo

Cairo

Egypt

11211

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Egypt

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Omar Abou Elenain
Band 2