Mostafa Elshafei appointed as the Managing Director of the Firm

 is pleased to announce the appointment of Mostafa El-Shafei as the new Managing Partner of the firm effective 1st January 2022.

Mostafa joined the firm in 2008, became a partner in 2017 and the Managing Partner in 2022. Mostafa specializes in M&A, capital market transactions and the provision of general corporate advice and regularly advises clients on: corporate and commercial matters; establishment of legal vehicles, both offshore and within Egyptian free zones; and all day-to-day legal operational requirements. In particular, Mostafa represents both domestic and foreign companies on corporate governance issues, listing and delisting, mandatory tender offers, public company reporting obligations, liquidation, share buybacks, GDR issuance and cancellation and EGX rules and requirements.

Furthermore, Mostafa has extensive experience in dealing at the highest level with different Egyptian governmental authorities including the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) and Free Zones Authorities, the Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) and the General Organization for Import and Export Control (GOIEC). His extensive procedural experience on high-level transactions enables him to advise his clients on precautionary measures to ensure achieving a smooth and successful closing

Mostafa holds Bachelor of Laws – L.L.B., from Beirut Arab University – Faculty of Law.