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Peryhane Gawish

Helmy, Hamza and Partners


Peryhane Gawish has joined Baker McKenzie in December 2020. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Peryhane has accumulated, since 2016, an experience in corporate and commercial transactions, as well as project finance and banking, working in top tier and international law firms as well as multinational companies in both Egypt and France.

Peryhane focuses on corporate and commercial matters with a specific focus on mergers and acquisitions, as well as project finance and banking.

Practice Focus

Peryhane practices in corporate and commercial matters with a specific focus on mergers and acquisitions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised on the acquisition by a renewable energy of a hydroelectric profile in Portugal for a value of EUR 2.2 billion

  • Advised on a joint venture between two renewable energy companies in France and Spain for their offshore wind projects

  • Represented the lenders on an onshore wind project

  • Represented an energy company during the acquisition of an Oil & Gas profile with assets in Egypt for a total value of USD 650 million

  • Assisted with the undertaking the capital increase of an amount of USD 70 million of a major company working in the automotive sector

  • Represented angel investors in a Series A funding transaction

  • Represented buyers on the acquisition of a major retail company in Egypt

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Egyptian Bar Association


  • Egypt (2018)


  • Cairo University (BA)
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University - Paris 1 (LLB in Business Law)
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University - Paris 1 (Master's Degree in International and European Business Law)


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French