Zulficar & Partners is an international corporate law and arbitration practice firm based in the Nile City Building in the heart of Cairo, Egypt. It mainly specializes in Banking and Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Market Procedures and Transactions, Oil & Gas, IT, Anti-Trust, Litigation and International Arbitration. The Firm offers a comprehensive range of legal services to a diverse array of commercial, industrial, and financial Clients both in Egypt and internationally. Established in June 2009, the Firm has eight partners and more than 40 associates.
Drawing on the unparalleled expertise of its partners and associates, the Firm brings to the legal market a blend of exceptional individual skills as well as more than 35 years of legal experience. The Firm prides itself as having star quality partners and associates possessing recognized track records in establishing precedents and introducing innovative products, structures and solutions to the Egyptian market through their creative and proactive problem solving approach. The Firm aspires and pledges to provide its Clients with top quality legal services to serve and enhance their business needs. Together with a strong culture of professional ethics and corporate social responsibility, these have always been the Firm’s trademark seal that distinguish it and make a difference for its Clients.
The Firm provides a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art legal services for its wide variety of international and domestic corporate and governmental Clients as well as other entities, such as non-profit organizations. It is currently growing at an accelerated pace and has already established itself as a market leader and precedent maker. The Firm is regularly ranked as a top tier in various practice areas, and its partners are regularly ranked as top tier leading lawyers, notably under Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Chamber & Partners.
In 2015, IFLR ranked the Firm as Tier 1 in Banking, Capital Markets, M&A and Project Finance, and acknowledged Mona Zulficar, Ashraf Ihab and Dr. Ingy Badawy as Leading Lawyers. Similarly, Legal 500 ranked the Firm as Tier 1 in Banking and Finance, Corporate, M&A and Dispute Resolution, naming Mona Zulficar as Leading Individual. Recommended lawyers by Legal 500 include Ashraf Ihab in Banking and Finance, Dr. Ingy Badawy, Anwar Zeidan, Dr. Firas El Samad in Corporate and M&A, Dr. Firas El Samad in Telecom and Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab in Dispute Resolution. In 2015 Dr. Abdel Wahab was appointed as Vice President of the ICC in Paris, in a further recognition of his knowledge and expertise in this field. Furthermore, Chambers & Partners ranked the Firm in 2015 as Band 1 in Banking and Finance and Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and as Band 2 in Corporate, M&A and Dispute Resolution, naming Mona Zulficar as Star Individual in banking and Finance and Band 1 in Corporate and M&A and Dr. Abdel Wahab as Band 1 in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration.