Practice Areas

Practice Areas

The Firm is based in Cairo and provides a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art legal services for a wide variety of international and domestic corporate and governmental clients as well as other entities, such as not-for-profit organizations.


The Firm’s Arbitration Group expertise spans oil & gas, construction & real estate, banking & finance (including Islamic finance), tourism, telecommunications, information technology, IPRs, mergers & acquisitions, antitrust, agency & distribution, franchising, power & renewable energy transport, joint ventures, pharmaceutical insurance & reinsurance transactions and disputes.

The Firm’s Arbitration Group is headed by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Wahab, a distinguished leading international arbitrator counsel, and expert who appeared in international ad-hoc and institutional proceedings under the auspices of the AAA, ADCCAC, CRCICA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ICC, ICSID, JCAA, LCIA, LMAA, SCC, and SIAC proceedings.

Banking & Finance

Zulficar & Partners’ Banking & Finance Group is founded on the achievements and records of accomplishment of its members.

As a market leader and drawing on the unparalleled expertise of its members, the Banking Group brings to the legal market a blend of exceptional individual skills with a deep understanding of financial tools and their practices in the Egyptian and international markets, as well as more than 40 years of legal experience. The Firm’s Banking Group is headed by Mona Zulficar, Founding Partner and Chair of Executive Committee of the Firm, and provides a comprehensive range of legal services for a wide variety of renowned international and domestic banks, financial institutions, corporate and governmental Clients as well as other entities.

Capital Markets

Zulficar & Partners’ Capital Markets Group is the market leader in Egypt in its field with extensive and significant hands-on experience in all capital market transactions.

Headed by Anwar Zeidan, the Capital Markets Group is not only known for its in-depth knowledge of the regulatory framework, but is also proactively helping to shape regulations through its constant interaction with the regulators. 

Corporate & M&A

The M&A practice is headed by Dr. Ingy Badawy. Dr. Firas El Samad and Anwar Zeidan, founding partners, are prominent and active members of the M&A practice. Mona Zulficar, founding partner, provides the M&A group with valuable support as and when required. The M&A practice comprises eight partners and more than 20 talented lawyers (the “Team”) and in recognition of the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the success of the practice extends to include members from other groups within the Firm as and when needed.


Zulficar & Partners Litigation Group of lawyers has the extensive experience of the procedural and substantive laws of Egypt. Headed by Founding Partner Mahmoud Shaltout, the Firm’s Litigation group of lawyers possess the expertise and required skills to represent local and international clients at all levels of courts and settlement negotiations, as well as the extensive experience in representing clients at the Ministerial Committee for Settlement of Investment Disputes.