Sara Abdelghafar

Sara Abdelghafar

Get to know Sara

About Sara

Sara has joined Sharkawy and Sarhan in 2016.

Her previous experience includes:

  • Advising and representing a major multinational hotel management company regarding employment cases.
  • Advising several oil and gas companies on having an oil and gas concession in Egypt.
  • Advising a major Indian power transmission and infrastructure company regarding social insurance and civil law issues.
  • Advising an international Italian company specializing in design and construction of machines, in relation to employment and social insurance.
  • Advising employees in managerial positions.

Sara’s Experience

Sara is responsible for:

  • Producing legal updates including the new investment law, new amendments to importers registry law, new draft law on gas market downstream and midstream activities
  • Vetting and compiling knowledge management material throughout the firm.
  • Preparing and reviewing documents for automated documents.
  • Keeping abreast of innovative legal technology and work with external providers to develop user-friendly technology and content solutions for attorneys.
  • Conducting legal and market research to ensure attorneys and clients always have the best, most up-to-date information readily available.

Areas of Practice

  • Knowledge Management
  • Employment
  • General Corporate
  • Civil Law

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • New Draft Law on Gas Market Downstream & Midstream Activities. (The Law Magazine 2017).
  • Contributed in World Bank’s Publication On Doing Business Report 2016.
  • Oil and Gas Procedures in Egypt, (2015), published in Mondaq.
  • The Liability Of the Shipowner, published in Mondaq.


  • Diploma in Legal translation and United Nations, the American University in Cairo, 2016.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, 2015.
  • LLB, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, qualified in 2013.


  • Arabic
  • English

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Sara Abdelghafar

Sara Abdelghafar



Sara grew up in a family full of lawyers. Her father was the reason for her passion about law. She believes that dedication and hard work can help you achieve whatever you want. She is a multi-talented lawyer, IT, marketer, content editor, creative, designer, videographer and can basically do anything she sets her mind to. She is the eldest of her siblings, which makes her super responsible, carrying everybody’s burdens along with her. She loves her dog, Picky and is obsessed with Om Kalthoum.