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Hegazy & Partners Team

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Dr. Walid Hegazy

Managing Partner | whegazy@hegazylaw.com

Dr. Walid Hegazy has over 26 years of legal experience representing and advising clients on transactions and disputes involving the commercial laws and regulations of many Middle East countries, including: Egypt, UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Libya.

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Tamer Adel

Tamer is a Partner in Hegazy and Partners law firm. Tamer joined Hegazy and Partners’ outstanding team to establish the first Corporate compliance, Anti-Corruption Group in Egypt.

Tamer’s practice emphasizes white collar matters, internal corporate investigations, Trade Compliance/Sanctions and compliance counseling. He regularly represents clients in FCPA, UKBA and corruption-related internal investigations, designing and implementing compliance programs, transactional anti-corruption diligence and responding to and defending against government investigations.

Tamer’s practice also includes advising on Oil and Gas contract negotiation, commitments and conclusion, full range of supply chain contracts, International petroleum tendering regimes, cross-border transactions, commercial disputes, company’s corporate governance structure and policies, board and committee function and process and related topics.

Prior to joining Hegazy, Tamer had more than 15 years’ in-house experience as a senior legal and compliance counsel. Tamer’s experience spans across the US, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Tamer built his main academic background in Egypt where he graduated in Law and in Police Science and later obtained a Master of Business Law from the Netherlands and a Master of International Relations and Negotiations from the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Egyptian Bar Association

Tamer is a frequent speaker on various issues related to anti-corruption, corporate compliance, money laundering and white-collar crime programs and conferences. He also taught corporate compliance as a visiting instructor at Schlumberger Middle East Learning Center in Abu Dhabi and provided various legal and compliance training across the globe.

Experience

Tamer’s experience includes the flowing advice:

  • Schlumberger on Global Master Agreements with Oil Majors and supply chain contracts;
  • Jabil on implementation of UK bribery Act, data privacy policy and the transfer of personnel data outside the EU including the validation of sites Certificates;
  • Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum in connection with heavy oil tendering regime, concessions obligations and commitments including outstanding financial commitments;
  • Kuwaiti Ministry of Petroleum in connection with drafting petroleum regulations covering all aspects of upstream and downstream petroleum activities;
  • Kuwaiti Ministry of Petroleum on implementing industry best practices to attract the level of international Oil and Gas investment they seek;
  • Libya’s National Oil Company on optimizing upstream contract design;
  • Schlumberger on Trade Control Compliance and Sanction management of Iran, Syria and Sudan;
  • Schlumberger on drafting specific Area/region and global policies including Schlumberger global Anti-Corruption policy, Mergers and Acquisition – Competition compliance check list, and Agents and Business Partner Standards;
  • Schlumberger in connection with anti-corruption risk assessment and the design and implementation of an anti-corruption compliance program and training;
  • Jabil Inc in connection with an anti-corruption risk assessment, internal investigations and the roll-out, design and implementation of a global anti-corruption compliance program and training;
  • BG advice on storage and transport vessels Agreements;
  • BG on setting-up BG office in Algeria in support of Joint Operating Agreement with Statoil and Gulf keystone;
  • Acting Director of Compliance for a multinational company based in the UK setting the compliance department and program;
  • A publicly listed company as an independent investigator investigating allegations of violations of company’s Code of Conduct including drafting final reports and communicating recommendations;
  • Overland on contract drafting and negotiation with the Egyptian military on the exploitation and farming of Nile Crocodiles in Lake Nasser, Aswan;
  • Numerous companies in connection with third-party and transactional diligence in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Academic Qualifications

Mr. Tamer Adel received his LL.B. from Ain Shams University, Egypt in 1993. Mr. Tamer holds two Masters degrees, one in International Relations/Negotiation (MA) from the University of Essex, the United Kingdom, and the other in International/European Business Law (LLM) from University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Additionally, he has a Bachelor’s in Political Science received from the Police College in 1993.

 

Tamer built his main academic background in Egypt where he graduated in Law and in Police Science and later obtained a Master of Business Law from the Netherlands and a Master of International Relations and Negotiations from the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Egyptian Bar Association

Mohamed Selim

Mohamed Selim

Senior Associate | mselim@hegazylaw.com

Mr. Selim obtained his LLB from Cairo University in 2012, Faculty of Law (English Department) and is a certified appellate lawyer by the Egyptian Bar Association.

As a full service corporate attorney, Mr. Selim is experienced in drafting and reviewing different commercial contracts such as EPC contracts, technology transfer agreements, loan agreements, franchising agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and real estate agreements.

Mr. Selim has a comprehensive knowledge of Mergers & Acquisitions in Egypt due to his extensive experience in the field. He has also regularly provides clients with legal advice on complex share transactions, working closely with Misr for Central Clearing, Depository and Registry to ensure proper compliance and transaction success.

Mr. Selim’s working languages are English and Arabic.

Eslam Magdy

Eslam Magdy

Senior Associate | emagdy@hegazylaw.com

Eslam Magdy received his L.L.B. from Ain Shams University Faculty of Law (English Department), in 2011. He has been a member of the Egyptian Bar Association since early 2015.

He is specialized in corporate law, especially in the establishment of Joint Stock Companies, Limited Liability Companies, Representative Offices, and Branches of Foreign Companies.

He assists and advises SMEs as well as Multinationals on all corporate compliance issues such as drafting and reviewing all documents related to the companies’ Articles of Association, statutes, etc. Additionally, he is experienced in all GAFI procedures such as increase of capital, appointment, modification, and dismissal of Managers or Board Members, liquidation of companies, etc. Additionally, he often advises on the sale of allotments/shares.

Mr. Magdy’s rich experience allows him to represent companies before the Ministry of Tourism and Egyptian Federation for Construction and Building Contractors. Moreover, he has extensive experience in advising clients regarding their Internal Policies and Procedures, providing them with pro-active advice to help run the businesses smoothly and efficiently.

Mr. Magdy’s working languages are English and Arabic.

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Ahmed Keshik

Senior Associate | akeshik@hegazylaw.com

Litigation:

Mr. Keshik litigates many types of cases before the Egyptian Courts. In particular, he litigates Civil, Commercial, labor/compensation disputes, Misdemeanors, Rental disputes, Leasing, Intellectual property.

He advises clients using legal opinions and memorandums, analyses of internal regulations as well as conducting investigations with employees when necessary.

Arbitration:

Mr. Keshik handles many complex, high-value cases for high profile clients. He ensures enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in accordance with relevant Egyptian Laws.

Additionally, he manages all procedures to extract executive formulae from the Cairo Court of Appeals, all procedures to file for enforcement of the arbitration awards, handles negotiations with the litigants, and drafts settlement agreements.

Moreover, he represents clients in the litigation to set aside arbitration awards (Annulment cases) as well as the execution objections cases.

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Ashraf Zamzam

Of Counsel | azamzam@hegazylaw.com

For over 25 years, Mr. Ashraf Zamzam has litigated on behalf of major clients in Egyptian courts.