Shahid Law Firm was established in 1987. Since its inception, it has rapidly grown to include over 70 lawyers, and has become one of the leading international law firms operating in Egypt and the region. Such credit is largely due to its lawyers’ vast experience, industry insight, and ability to combine their understanding of complex legal matters with a practical solution-oriented approach. The Firm has a team of Egyptian and Western-trained attorneys and legal consultants, with experience in multiple jurisdictions. The Firm’s lawyers rich and diverse educational backgrounds and language skills have enabled the team to communicate with clients from all over the world. Clients include medium-sized to large international corporations, industrial conglomerates, banks, insurance companies, high-net-worth individuals and families, diplomatic representations and governments; and the Firm’s experience spans various industrial sectors, including: pharmaceuticals, energy and power, oil and gas, mining, manufacturing, leisure and hotels, consumer products, foodstuffs, banking and finance, information technology and telecommunications.
The Firm’s strength lies in understanding clients’ commercial needs, which coupled with detailed knowledge of the Egyptian legal system, longstanding experience in transactional operations and dispute resolution, as well as our close ties to other leading firms in the region and beyond, ensures that Shahid Law’s clients can obtain the best commercially-oriented service required. This is recognized by the consistent ranking of the Firm and its attorneys among the leading practitioners in their fields in Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal.