Shahid Law Firm and two of its partners have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers and Partners Global for Dispute Resolution and Corporate/M&A.
The firm is described as “well equipped to provide regulatory counsel and noted for its active presence in the projects and energy space”, “very responsive”, and “a joy to work with”. Peers also identified the firm as “a strong contender in the Egyptian market for project financing and energy“.
Shahid Law Firm’s Chairman & Founder and longstanding practitioner Sarwat Abd El-Shahid has been recognized in Band 1 as “an experienced practitioner with considerable litigation expertise from his background as a former judge of the Egyptian State Council”, who “regularly handles complex arbitrations for high-profile international clients”.
Managing Partner Girgis Abd El-Shahid has been recognized in Band 2 as “rising”, and applauded as “doing a fantastic job” in recognition for his role in leading the expansion of the firm’s arbitration practice. He has also been praised for his “good reputation” in corporate/M&A and diverse practice, especially with respect to his activity in corporate structuring, real estate matters, as well as the oil & gas sector.
Chambers Global 2017 has also particularly noted Shahid Law’s “active presence across the media and telecommunications sector”, and its role in challenging the constitutionality of certain legal provisions before the Constitutional Court, as well as its advisory role in employment and labor law matters.