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M. Taher Helmy
M. Taher Helmy
Helmy, Hamza and Partners

+ 2 02 2461 9301

Taher Helmy has been with the Firm for well over three decades. He co-founded the Firm’s office in Cairo, and serves as a member of both the Strategic Planning and Policy committees of the Firm. A member of the Illinois and Chicago Bar associations, Mr. Helmy was the first Arab lawyer to be admitted before the US Supreme Court in 1979.

Practice Focus

Mr. Helmy focuses on securities, corporate, banking and commercial matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Saudi Arabian Bar
  • Egyptian Bar Association


U.S. Supreme Court~United States (1979)
Saudi Arabia (1979)
Egypt (1977)
Illinois~United States (1975)


St. Louis University  (J.D.) (1974)
St. Louis University  (A.B.) (1971)

Helmy Hamza & Partners is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.
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Every day our more than 4,000 lawyers, economists, tax advisors and other professionals share insights and best practices across borders and practices. We speak more than 75 languages and represent more than 55 nationalities, and the close relationships among our people fosters the trust needed to develop and deliver world-class solutions to multinational clients.

We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

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Passionately global
We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
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We service clients throughout the world and in some countries where we do not have offices, working with carefully selected local firms to leverage our global knowledge and capabilities.

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We offer world-class career opportunities around the globe, while our entrepreneurial culture makes Baker & McKenzie a unique place to develop professionally.

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