El Said Darwish & Partners


1 (b) Hassan Sabry Street
Zamalek, Cairo

+202 2738 0644

+202 2738 0655

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Dr. Mohamed Darwish
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Executive Partner: Ibrahim El Said
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 12
network memberships : American Chamber Of Commerce in Egypt, Chambre de Commerce Française en Egypte
Languages: Arabic, English, French and German

El Said Darwish & Partners is a full–service business law firm combining more than forty years of legal expertise and knowledge of El Said Law Firm, Dr. Darwish Law Office and Shindy & Associates.  The firm  provides a wide range of legal services through its specialized practice areas including Aviation, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy and Infrastructure, Media, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sports Law, Real Estate, Tourism and Training. 

The firm’s growing presence across the Middle East has been cemented by close collaborations with numerous leading law firms in the Gulf region.

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Trade finance

  • Advising PrimeSouth International on drafting and negotiating the Rehabilitation, Operation, Management and Maintenance Agreement for Al Doura Thermal Power Plant in Baghdad, Iraq entered into with the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity with a total value exceeding USD 800 million. 
  • Acting for PrimeSouth International on a USD 290 million project finance for the rehabilitation of Al Doura Thermal Power Plant in Iraq as well as advising on the drafting and negotiation of  the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract (EPC) for the Rehabilitation of Al Doura Thermal Power Plant in Baghdad, Iraq entered into with SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction Co., Ltd. 
  • Acting for Group Six United Group, part of a leading Kuwaiti food and beverages group, on the corporate restructuring and the entry of Qoot Group, a leading Saudi food and beverages group, as a new investor. The transaction involved drafting and negotiating more than fifty agreement and the incorporation of more than 20 companies in Kuwait, KSA and UK.  
  • Advising Al Darwish United Company W.L.L. in relation to the acquisition of 75% (seventy five percent) of the shares of Al Boraq Automobiles Co. W.L.L, the exclusive authorized distributor of carmaker “Porsche” in the State of Qatar. 
  • Acting for Al Marasem Real Estate Development Company on a Musharaka transaction to raise USD 200 million, co-arranged by Banque Misr and ADIB Egypt.

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport

320 Al Ahram Street
City, Postcode
T: + 202 339 27 685 
F: + 202 339 27 743