About this office:
Zaki Hashem & Partners (ZH&P), one of the largest and leading law firms in Egypt and the entire Middle East, was established in 1953 to be one of the oldest and leading law firm in Egypt with a modern partnership form. It was founded by former Cabinet Minister Dr. Zaki Hashem who held the post of president of the Egyptian Society of International Law for a decade (from 1981 to 1991) and continues to be its honorary president. The Firm currently comprises of around 130 (one hundred thirty) fee earners.
The Firm's core practice has been greatly centered on the requirements of international and domestic companies in order to establish a legal presence in Egypt in accordance with the various business schemes.
ZH&P has represented investors with respect to the establishment of hundreds of entities in Egypt under all different regimes, such as the Corporate Law, Banking Law, Investment Law, Insurance Law and Capital Market Law. The Firm has also advised its clients in various cases on complex corporate structures to allow it to benefit from tax exemptions and applicable import/ export laws.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative; Agency & Distributorship; Arbitration; Arts & Entertainment; Banking; Business; Capital Markets; Commercial; Company; Construction; Contracts; Corporate; Employment & Labor; Energy; Finance; Foreign Investment; Franchise; Free Zones; Hotels & Tourism; Insurance; Intellectual Property; International Arbitration; Joint Ventures; Leasing; Licensing; Litigation; Mergers & Acquisitions; Mining & Petroleum; Privatization; Project Financing; Real Estate; Securities; Taxation; Telecommunications; Trademarks; Venture Capital.
Year Established: 1953
THE FIRM HAS MORE THAN 1000 MULTINATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL CLIENTS, AMONG WHICH ARE: AIG Egypt Insurance Company S.A.E.; Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank - Egypt (ADIB); HSBC; Citibank NV; Arab Bank; Barclays; Beltone Group; EFG Hermes; International Finance Corporation (IFC); Damac Group; Majid Al-Futtaim (MAF); OCI NV; Miraco; Vodafone Egypt Telecommunication; Orange (France Telecom); Huwaei Technologies; Nokia Siemens; Actael, Raya; Olympic Group; Nissan Motors; Mitsubishi Corporation; GB Auto; Alexandria Tire Company; American University in Egypt (AUC); German Schools in Egypt; Cleveland Clinic; Dar Al Fouad Hospital; Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation; Novartis; Cargill International S.A.; CAI (Alitalia); Carlson Wagonlit Travel; Conrad Hotels International; Club Mediterranee; Intercontinental Hotels; Meridien S.A.; Sheraton Hotels; Thomas Cook; Hyatt International Hotels; Hilton Hotels; Four Seasons First Residence Hotel; British Embassy; Chinese Embassy; German Embassy; Dutch Embassy; Canadian Embassy; Singapore Embassy.