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Shalakany Law Office

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Managing Partner: Dr Khaled El Shalakany
Number of partners: 10
Number of lawyers: 53
Languages: Arabic, English, French

Firm Overview:
With over a century of experience and since its establishment in 1912, the firm has achieved a record of success and growth that today makes it the longest established firm and one of the leading firms in Egypt and the Middle East. With over 70 lawyers and fee-earners, the firm provides first-rate quality legal services to a broad base of multinational, regional and premium local clients through its offices located in Cairo, Alexandria and El Gouna. The firm is consistently ranked as a top-tier firm across almost all practice areas and receives various awards by internationally recognised legal ranking and professional association organisations. Many of the firm’s lawyers have been recognised as leading lawyers in their areas of practice year after year. Shalakany is the exclusive Egyptian member for Lex Mundi and Meritas.

Main Areas of Practice:
Arbitration & Litigation:


Anti-trust:
2 partners, 3 fee earners.
Shalakany worked on several cases including a case for one of the world’s major broadcasting corporations.
Key Client: beIN Sports.
Contact: Adam El Shalakany
Tel: +202 273 99219
Email: [email protected]

Aviation:
3 partners, 8 fee earners.
Shalakany worked on aviation cases including a major portfolio of cases currently being litigated in Egypt and Russia simultaneously concerning an airplane crash.
Key Clients: Kogalimavia Airlines, Ingostrakh Insurance, Air Leisure, Misr Insurance.
Contact: Nada Hesham
Tel: +202 273 99 496
Email: [email protected]

Civil & Commercial Matters:
5 partners, 15 fee earners.
Shalakany regularly handles high level civil and commercial matters in Egypt ranging from medium to billions of dollars claims.
Key Client: General Motors, Emaar, Global Telecom Holding, Tetra Pak.
Contact: Dr. Khaled El Shalakany
Tel: +202 273 99303
Email: [email protected]

Construction:
3 partners; 7 fee earners.
Shalakany is the leading firm in Egypt for construction disputes and represents blue-chip developers, owners and contractors inDAB proceedings, mediation, litigation and arbitration.
Key Clients: L3PH3, Emaar Misr, Majiid Al Futtaim, Arabtec, German Medical Solutions.
Contact: Adam El Shalakany
Tel: +202 273 99219
Email: [email protected]

Criminal Matters:
4 partners, 10 fee earners. Shalakany often handles corporate criminal cases and is the leading firm in Egypt in industrial manufacturing criminal cases.
Key Client: Mondelez, Kellogg’s, Bisco Misr, Kraft Heinz
Contact: Mostafa Hassan
Tel: +202 273 99244
Email: [email protected]

Insurance:
4 partners, 10 fee earners.
Shalakany represented insurance companies and re-insurers in disputes ranging from medium sized to billions of pounds.
Key Client: Misr Insurance, Ingostrakh Insurance, Marsh.
Contact: Dr. Khaled El Shalakany
Tel: +202 273 99303
Email: [email protected]

Investor-State Disputes:
2 partners, 10 fee earners.
Shalakany acted for investors in investor-state disputes by acting as main counsel, co-counsel, and expert in international arbitrations.
Contact: Dr. Khaled El Shalakany
Tel: +202 273 99303
Email: [email protected]any.com

Tax Disputes:
2 partners, 3 fee earners.
Shalakany successfully negotiated and finalised one of the largest tax settlements in Egyptian history with the Egyptian Tax Authority for USD 136 million.
Key Clients: General Telecom Holding (formerly Orascom Telecom Holding)
Contact: Ahmed Ramadan
Tel: +202 273 99261
Email: [email protected]

Transactional:
Capital Market:
1 partner, 4 fee earners.
Shalakany acted as lead counsel in the largest mandatory tender offer to date in Egypt which closed successfully with a total purchase price of circa EGP 9.7 billion.
Key Client: Veon Ltd.
Contact: Omar Sherif
Tel: +202 273 99328
Email: [email protected]

Project:
4 partners, 13 fee earners.
Shalakany acted as a local counsel in connection with the USD 336 million financing of the 252 MW Wind Power developed by Lekela Power B.V.
Key Client: the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Contact: Mariam Fahmy
Tel: +202 273 99363
Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
4 partners, 13 fee earners.
Shalakany acted as the legal advisor for the acquisition of all Egyptian assets of Kuwait Energy PLC.
Key Client: United Energy Group.
Contact: Aly El Shalakany
Tel: +202 273 99391
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
2 partners, 5 fee earners.
Shalakany advised on the USD 25 Million loan to Dairy Distributors Company for the financing of the acquisition of Greenland Group for Food Industries S.A.E.
Key Client: Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; and Crédit Agricole Egypt.
Contact: Mariam Fahmy
Tel: (202)-27399363
Email: [email protected]

Hospitality & Hotel Management:
1 partner, 4 fee earners.
Shalakany represented a leading real estate and touristic developer in the negotiation and drafting of management agreements.
Key Client: Sharm Dreams Group.
Contact: Dr. Moataz El Mahdy
Tel: (202)27399341
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
1 partner, 4 fee earners.
Shalakany successfully finalised the land registration of Emaar Misr’s land ‘Marassi’, constituting the first registration of a major development and resort in the North Coast.
Key Client: Emaar Misr.
Contact: Dr. Moataz El Mahdy
Tel: (202)27399341
Email: [email protected]