Bassel Khalil

Bassel Khalil

Attorney at law
Cairo, Egypt+202 2269 0881Download VCard
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About Bassel

Bassel joined Sharkawy & Sarhan in 2017. His practice mainly on M&A, General Commercial and Corporate, Employment and Pharmaceuticals.

Bassel’s Experience

Bassel He has worked on a number of high profile matters and big ticket transactions, including:

Capital Market

  • Advising several leading global financial services companies on several issuances of notes abroad backed by an Egyptian collateral, and drafting the necessary documentation.


  • Advising NestlĂ© S.A. on its EGP 600 million acquisition of Caravan Marketing Company, owner of market-leading coffee brand Bonjorno.
  • Advising (with Allen & Overy LLP) Alabbar Enterprises LLC on its acquisition of a 69 percent stake in Middle East fast-food operator Kuwait Food Co. (Americana) valued at about 1.8 billion US dollars.

General Commercial

  • Representation of various clients, including Al Abbar Enterprises, OSI Rapiscan, Azadea, MUFG, TUI, NOMAC, Clariant, Neovia, LC Waikiki and on various day-to-day commercial law advice, including reviewing and drafting agreements.

General corporate

  • Assisting clients such as Variety Multimedia Store, NOMAC, Neovia, TUI, DCNS and Clariant in respect of their corporate proceedings such as OGMs, EGMs, BoD meetings, changing branch manager of a foreign entity in Egypt and closing representative offices in Egypt.


  • Representation of Azadea, LC Waikiki, OSI Rapiscan, Deutsche Bank AG, NestlĂ© S.A and TUI on various labor and employment matters, including drafting the legal documents of laying-off a number of employees, and providing general legal assistance on several employment disputes and problems.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment
  • General Commercial
  • General corporate
  • M&A

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Business Law in Egypt. The Law Magazine 2015 Q1.


  • Bachelor of Law, Ain Shams University (English Section), class of 2016.


  • Arabic
  • English

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Bassel Khalil

Bassel Khalil

Attorney at law