Of Counsel
  Cairo, Egypt
+202 2269 0881

Mr. El Sharkawy is a litigation and real estate specialist with a wide range of experience in handling complex commercial and civil law disputes. He also has extensive experience in handling labor disputes. He represented several of the Firm’s general corporate clients in various employment law disputes including negotiations of settlement agreements with employees and negotiating collective barraging agreements.

Mr. El Sharkawy is the lead lawyer of our litigation team which also includes our litigators, Mr. Ahmed Shawky and Mr. Thabet Taha, who have extensive experience in property registration and due diligence.

Mr. El Sharkawy’s experience includes:

  • Advising (with Allen & Overy) Standard Chartered Bank on all matters related to a potential acquisition of an Egyptian bank including undertaking a legal due diligence on all the bank’s real estate assets.
  • Advising and representing Nestle on several employment related disputes and various commercial litigations in addition to land due diligence.
  • Advising a major Chinese investor on an acquisition of a hotel in Egypt including due diligence and drafting sale and purchase agreement.
  • Advising a subsidiary of a multinational tourism company in its disposal of a hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
  • Advising EFG-Hermes in its acquisitions of several premises in various governorates in Egypt including property due diligence and drafting sale and purchase and lease agreements.