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Mazghouny & Co

Cairo Office

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Managing Partner: Donia El-Mazghouny
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 5
Languages: Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Mazghouny & Co is a boutique law firm based in Cairo, launched in February 2020, specialising in projects and infrastructure, energy and power, construction and real estate, financing, and corporate matters. The team is modern, dynamic, and creative. The law firm operates not just as a legal services provider, but as a business partner. The team pushes the boundaries of what is possible and work proactively with the firm’s clients not only to overcome challenges but maximise potential opportunities.

Main Areas of Practice:

Energy, Projects & Infrastructure:

2 partners; 3 fee earners
■ Acting as legal counsel to the Benban Solar Developers Association in connection with the EGP 1.6 billion settlement of the Cost Sharing Agreement cost overrun dispute with the State-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company and drafting and negotiating the settlement agreement on behalf of all 32 Benban project developers
■ Acting as legal advisor to buy side with respect to the +EUR 12 million acquisition by an international energy player of a leading local company specialised in the financing, design, installation, and commissioning of PV solar power plants
Key Clients: Amarenco, EDF Renouvelables, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, Empower New Energy, New and Renewable Energy Authority, Scatec, Voltalia
Contact: Donia El-Mazghouny
Tel: +202 2735 2678
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
1 partner; 3 fee earners
■ Acting as legal advisor to sell side in the +USD 11 million acquisition by a leading regional clean energy investment fund of a solar PV project in Benban solar park
■ Advising a leading French renewable energy company on the partial divestment of equity in operating solar power assets and a pipeline of projects under development in Egypt, as part of a North-African assets’ sharing platform
Key Clients: Amarenco, EDF Renouvelables, Engie, Phoenix Energy, Scatec
Contact: Donia El-Mazghouny
Tel: +202 2735 2678
Email: [email protected]

Construction & Real Estate:
1 partner; 2 fee earners
■ Advising the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) on a settlement with State Grid Corporation of China in connection with a transmission lines EPC project
■ Advising juwi on the EPC structuring and set-up of a PV plus battery off-grid plant in Egypt
Key Clients: Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, Enerray, juwi, Scatec
Contact: Ahmed Mostafa
Tel: +202 2735 2682
Email: [email protected]

Finance:
1 partner; 2 fee earners
■ Acting as local legal advisor to the French renewable energy company Voltalia in connection with the disbursement of a USD 25 million facility for its PV project in Benban solar park
■ Advising the lending bank and pledgee in connection with the acquisition by Cleopatra Hospitals Group, one of Egypt’s largest private hospitals groups, of UAE’s Alameda Healthcare Group
Key Clients: First Abu Dhabi Bank Egypt, Scatec, Voltalia
Contact: Donia El-Mazghouny
Tel: +202 2735 2678
Email: [email protected]