In the light of the constant efforts made by Helmy, Hamza & Partners - Baker McKenzie to provide quality training to law students and graduates, Baker McKenzie has signed a protocol of cooperation and partnership with the British University in Egypt ("BUE"). The protocol provides a framework for the research and training cooperation between the two institutions. It aims to link the educational and research process with the practice and application, thus enriching the legal knowledge and awareness and contributing to the overall development of the legal profession in Egypt.
According to the protocol, Baker McKenzie will provide training opportunities to a number of third year students, during this training they will be exposed to the realistic flavour of practicing at a global law firm. The students will be taking early responsibility by attending court hearings, arbitration sessions and important negotiation meetings. They will be working under the close supervision of experienced lawyers.
The protocol will also allow the organization of joint panel discussions, work shops and seminars for faculty members and specialized lawyers in topics of common concern. It will also facilitate the exchange of scientific production in the form of researches, journals, reports and publications.
The signing ceremony held at the BUE Campus in Sherouk City. The protocol agreement was signed by Mohamad Talaat, Managing Partner of Helmy, Hamza & Partners Baker McKenzie, Professor Ahmed Hamad, President of the British University in Egypt and Professor Hassan Abdelhamid, Dean of the Faculty of Law.
Commenting on this cooperation, Mohamad Talaat said “ the protocol is an important step to bridge the gap between research and practice, thus will bring strong calibres to the legal field in Egypt.”