Amr Sherbiny

Amr El Sherbiny

Associate
Helmy, Hamza and Partners

Biography

Amr has been a member of the Egyptian Ordinary Judiciary for almost 20 years. He has held various positions in the judicial hierarchy: as public prosecutor, judge at the Court of First Instance, chief prosecutor and court president. During this time, Amr generally practiced the penal code, the criminal procedure code and the civil code. While working for the public prosecution, Amr was representing the authority responsible for pressing charges, initiating prosecutions and referring indictees to the criminal court. Amr has also worked as court president responsible for adjudicating criminal lawsuits referred by the public prosecution as well as civil lawsuits. Amr worked in Qatar as a legal counsel for two years.

Practice Focus

Amr is a senior associate in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team based in Cairo. Amr possesses extensive experience in commercial litigation, employment litigation, arbitration, banking & finance litigation, intellectual property, criminal litigation, economic crimes and civil.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented one of largest companies for poultry production in the Middle East in connection with the necessity of reporting criminal activity by the company's auditor manager and treasurer for embezzling over EGP 20 million.

  • Represented a leading multinational company that produces that produces Fire, HVAC, and Security equipment for buildings in connection with the necessity to move and initiate criminal lawsuits against the owner of Shams Company for receiving commodities in consideration of amounts estimated at EGP 170 million against bad checks.

  • Represented international hotels company and its affiliate in connection with a report made against hotels country director and others by a guest who was staying in the hotel, accusing them of seizing some belongings and jewelry estimated to be valued at approximately USD 5 million, which were in his suite where he was staying.

  • Represented one of the leading companies in the production and marketing of juices and beverages in a case where the representative of the distributor of the company's products in Egypt, misappropriated a commodity estimated at about SAR 10 million through selling the commodity and holding the price thereof to themselves without transferring it to the company.

  • Represented a leading Egyptian pharmaceutical company in connection with 52 employment cases filed by employees who were claiming profits for the years from 2007 to 2011 amounting to EGP 73 million.

  • Represented an Egyptian food and beverages company regarding a report that has been made against the Company by the Supply Investigation Police, accusing it of supplying and introducing in the market expired products.

  • Represented an American dining restaurant chain in connection with trademark infringement case.

  • Represented a major telecommunication company in CRCICA arbitration proceedings brought by a leading international telecommunication company with claims worth more than EGP 6 billion brought under an interconnection agreement.

  • Represented three small pharmacies in seeking damages from pharmaceutical distribution companies, who engaged in the price fixing cartel.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Egyptian Bar Association

Admissions

  • Egypt

Education

  • Cairo University (Bachelor of Law) (1990)

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English