Ashraf Ihab is a founding partner and deputy chair of the Executive Committee of Zulficar and Partners Law Firm. A practicing attorney for more than 30 years, he is specialized in banking and finance. He drafted, negotiated and concluded numerous syndication and credit facility agreements and assisted major banks in the preparation of banking standard forms as well as Islamic finance agreements. Moreover, he handled transactions pertaining to securitization and issuance of bonds and provided legal advice to banks, financial institutions and industries on financial leasing, mortgage finance and micro-finance.
Egyptian Bar Association, International Bar Association and American Chamber of Commerce, Egypt
Founding Partner, Deputy Chair of the Executive Committee and
Head of Banking and Finance Group, Zulficar and Partners Law Firm, June 2009 to date; Senior Partner, Member of Executive Committee and Head of Contracts and Advisory Group, Shalakany Law Office from 2006 until May 2009. General Counsel, Mashreq Bank, Dubai, 2005-2006. Partner and Senior Partner, Member of Executive Committee and Head of Banking and Capital Market Group, Shalakany Law Office from 1994 until 2005. Associate and Senior Associate, Shalakany Law Office, from 1985 to 1994.