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Zulficar & Partners Law Firm

The Firm is a  top tier ranked law firm based in Cairo which provides a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art legal services for a wide variety of international and domestic corporate and governmental Clients as well as other entities, such as not-for-profit organizations.

The Firm furnishes its Clients with specialized services in the following areas of expertise:

  • General Corporate and Capital Market Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Finance and Public Private Partnership
  • Banking, Credit and Corporate Finance
  • Oil and Gas
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment, Social Security and Benefits
  • Antitrust, Competition, and Trade
  • Information Technology and Telecommunications
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Agency and Distribution

The Firm and its Partners are particularly recognized and have extensive expertise in the abovementioned fields. Our associates are also recognized for their knowledge, creativity, discipline and skills in representing all classes of participants in national and international transactions. Amongst our Clients are leading investors, investment banks, commercial banks and international financial institutions, multinational companies, governmental authorities and well-established corporations.

Members of the Firm have handled throughout their long years of experience incorporation and/or corporate advice on a regular basis for major corporate Clients.

The Firm have also handled almost all of Egypt’s major mergers and acquisitions,   during the last three decades, on behalf of buyers and sellers, and, in some cases, as transaction counsel.

The Firm have also handled and successfully closed many tender offers, voluntary and mandatory, and have established precedents, particularly in cases of privatizations, acquisition agreements and exceptions to mandatory tender offer rules.

The Firm is continuously involved in almost all of Egypt’s equity and debt capital-raising transactions.

Owing to the unparalleled expertise of the partners and associates at Zulficar & Partners Law Firm on BOT/BOOT projects, PPPs and similar transactions in Egypt, the Firm has a leading edge in PFI/PPP projects across diverse sectors, including power, electricity, aviation, healthcare, gas and oil, water, roads and transportation.

Further, the members of the Firm are recognized for their leadership position in the area of banking, credit and project finance. During the last three decades, Partners of the Firm have drafted the standard loan and project finance agreements consistently used by the banks in the market and have handled almost all the major banking and project finance transactions for billions of Egyptian pounds and billions of US Dollars, Finally, members of the Firm has handled, and continue to handle, mega multi-million dollar disputes across the business and investment spectrums and before international arbitral tribunals, under major institutional and both ad-hoc proceedings. The Firm’s success rate in securing favorable arbitral awards for its Clients is unmatched in the jurisdiction. Moreover, members of the arbitration group are widely published and appear in major international events and conferences, and are regularly instructed to act as counsels, arbitrators, and/or experts in major arbitration cases. Most recently, the Firm secured favorable arbitral awards in disputes involving gas pricing, commodities trading, petroleum concessions, maritime contracts, banking facilities and escrow, insurance, real estate & construction, infrastructure projects and hotel management.

Similarly, the Firms has handled major litigation, particularly in the fields of banking, taxes, anti-trust, intellectual property, capital markets, administrative decrees and contracts before the various courts, and have unmatched record of favorable judgments and precedents. Moreover, members of the Firm’s Litigation Group have successfully resolved amicably major disputes through unparalleled mediation skills.

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