Khaled Sherif

Khaled Sherif


Khaled Sherif is a senior associate at Helmy, Hamza & Partners, Baker McKenzie Cairo. Khaled has accumulated over 10 years' experience of legal practice in Egypt. He is recognized as a "Rising Star" by both the IFLR and the Legal 500.

Practice Focus

Khaled specializes in corporate, commercial and labor matters with a notable focus on construction projects, commercial agencies, mergers and acquisitions, investigations, telecommunication, media and  technology, consumer goods, retail, intellectual property and dispute resolution matters.

Representative Legal Matters

Corporate and Commercial:

  • Acted for a major Egyptian oil and gas service provider with the preparation of the tender documentation and the construction contract for building its Marine Terminal Product Hub in Al Ain El Sokhna.
  • Acted for a major manufacturer of railway passenger coaches in a supply contract with the Egyptian National Railways, with a value exceeding one billion euros.
  • Acted for a manufacturer of aircrafts in a supply and training contract with the Armament Authority.


  • Acted for a multinational oil and gas company in the sale of its interest in Egypt.
  • Acted for a client in the sale of its interest in Egypt in a major F&B and retail company.
  • Acted for the shareholders of a licensed VAS company in Egypt on the demerger of their business.


  • Acted for an American computer technology corporation with the transfer of a department outside of Egypt. This project entailed terminating and offering settlement packages for more than 60 employees.
  • Acted for an American biopharmaceutical company in conducting investigations with its employees and advising on the relevant sanctions following the investigations.

Dispute Resolution:

  • Acted for an oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration relating to a charter party dispute in Egypt.
  • Acted for an Italian-Malaysian joint venture in an oil and gas dispute under UNCITRAL Rules.

Professional Honors

  • Ranked as "Rising Star" by IFLR 1000 in M&A in 2019
  • Ranked as "Rising Star" by Legal 500 in TMT in 2020


  • Egypt (2013)


  • Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (Master's Degree International and European Business Law) (2011)
  • Cairo University (Bachelor's Degree (Law, LLB)) (2010)
  • Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (Bachelor's Degree International Business Law) (2010)


  • Arabic
  • English