Helmy, Hamza and Partners member firm of Baker & McKenzie International has been ranked in tier 1 by the leading legal directory Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in eight areas: Banking & Finance, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Energy, TMT, Arbitration, Litigation and Projects & Infrastructure. These rankings confirm its position as the premier global law firm in the Egyptian market.

A number of Firm lawyers were also ranked by Legal 500 EMEA in its 2019 edition:

  • Managing Partner Mohamad Talaat has been listed in the "Hall of Fame" in Commercial, Corporate and M&A and ranked as a “Leading Individual”  in “Dispute Resolution: Arbitration”
  • Principal Mohamed Ghannam, Head of Banking & Finance and Energy Mining & Infrastructure was also listed in the  “Hall of Fame” in  “Commercial, Corporate and M&A” and ranked as a “Leading Individual” in three areas: “Banking & Finance”, “Energy” and “Projects & Infrastructure”.
  • Principal Hatem Soliman, Head of Capital Markets has been ranked as a “Leading Individual” in two areas “Commercial, Corporate and M&A” and “ TMT”
  • Partner Lamyaa Gadelhak has been ranked as “Next Generation Lawyer” in “Energy” and recommended in "Banking & Finance".
  • Counsel Sherif Makram has been ranked a “Leading Individual” in “Employment”.
  • Counsel Mohamed Elfar has been ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in “Commercial, Corporate and M&A”.
  • Senior Associate Yehia Shahine has been ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in “Dispute Resolution: Arbitration”.

Helmy, Hamza and Partners is the only law Firm in Egypt with 2 partners ranked in the Legal 500 “Hall of Fame”. This ranking highlights individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession..

Supporting quotes for Baker McKenzie included commentary from clients who are widely impressed by the Firm's high-quality skills, saying:

“By far the best in Egypt on a technical level' according to one client, Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) has 'excellent strength in depth”.
“Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) is a prominent player in M&A, capital markets, international trade and anti-trust matters.”
“Helmy, Hamza & Partners (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International) not only has a strong pedigree in the telecoms sector, but also advises technology start-ups and multinationals on areas such as financial services, electronics, pharmaceutical and retail.

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