Firm Overview

With a century of experience and since its establishment in 1912, the firm has achieved a record of success and growth that today makes it the longest established firm and one of the leading firms in Egypt and the Middle East. With over 70 lawyers and counselors, including 14 partners, and a support staff of over 80 qualified professionals, including 15 paralegals, the firm provides first-rate quality legal services to a broad base of multinational, regional and premium local clients through its offices all over Egypt. The firm is consistently ranked as a top-tier firm across almost all practice areas by the internationally recognized legal ranking organizations. The firm is proud to announce that IFLR 1000 has recognized Dr. Khaled El Shalakany and Mr. Aly El Shalakany as “Leading Lawyers in Egypt” for the year 2014. The firm has been recognized as “Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year 2013 in Egypt” by Global Law Experts and announced as “Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2013 in Egypt” by
InterContinental Finance Magazine.

Areas of Practice

• Anti-dumping and Trade Disputes
• Antitrust and Competition
• Arbitration
• Aviation
• Banking and Financial Institutions
• Capital Markets
• Corporate
• Commercial
• Agency and Distribution
• Intellectual Property
• Insurance
• Labor and Employment
• Litigation
• Manufacturing
• Media
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Oil and Gas
• Privatization
• Projects and Construction
• Real Estate
• Tax
• Telecommunications
• Information Technology
• Tourism and Hotels
• Travel and Services

The firm has been involved in some of the most significant transactions taking place in the region including many of the major mergers and acquisitions executed in Egypt, on behalf of buyers, sellers and in certain cases, as transaction counsel. The firm’s tourism group participated in drafting and/or reviewing, amending and negotiating numerous hotel management and related agreements in Egypt, whether acting on behalf of owners, or management companies.

The firm prides itself on having a very high success rate in both its litigation and arbitration work. Recently, the firm obtained favorable judgments in several high-profile commercial arbitrations and important litigation cases.

Shalakany Clients Database now includes: Total, Sky News Arabia, Majid Al Futtaim Group, Emaar Malls Group, Emaar Misr for Development SAE and Blumberg Grain.

Shalakany Law Office
12 Marashly St.
Cairo, 11211

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Shalakany Law Office

    10 Midan Orabi, El Manshia
    Tel. 203.484.9998
    Fax 203.481.5908
  • Shalakany Law Office

    Fortune Tower Suite 2504, 25th floor
    Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road
    United Arab Emirates
    Tel. 9714.457.2614
    Fax 9714.457.2613
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