With over a century of experience since its establishment in 1912, Shalakany has achieved a record of success and growth that today makes it one of the leading corporate law firms in Egypt and the Middle East.

The Firm provides first-rate quality legal services to a broad base of multinational, regional and premium local clients through its offices in Cairo, Alexandria and El Gouna. The Firm is consistently ranked as a top-tier firm across almost all practice areas and receives various awards by internationally recognized legal ranking and professional association organizations. The Firm is proud that many of our lawyers have been recognized as leading lawyers in their respective areas of practice year after year. Shalakany is the exclusive Egyptian member for Lex Mundi and Meritas

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, 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.

The Firm moreover 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.

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