Over the past few years the Egyptian legal market has seen a number
of significant developments, with a series of senior lawyers and their
teams spinning off from large established firms to launch their own
ventures or join younger teams, and at least two senior partners leaving
The key changes of 2010/2011 saw Mohamed Abdel-Fattah and Mohamed
Gabr leave Zaki Hashem & Partners for the comparatively younger
practice of DLA Matouk Bassiouny....
CONTEXT AND TRENDS
The political situation in Egypt governed market trends in 2011/2012. The events froze public-private partnership (PPP) transactions in their tracks and continued to block any long-term commitments to the project finance market....