Our business model is unique and simple based on the concept of personalized service: One of partners personally takes the lead on each and every case or transactions. We also draw on the expertise of more than 20 associates with backgrounds in litigation and business laws.
Helmy, Hamza & Partners (Baker McKenzie Cairo) is one of the oldest established international law firms in the Egyptian legal market. Combining in-depth knowledge of local laws with the experience of a global firm, we help you navigate the legal and business landscape in Egypt and worldwide.
Baker McKenzie Cairo currently employs approximately 45 lawyers, including 5 partners and 6 of counsels, all of whom have an outstanding knowledge of the local legal, business, social and cultural environment. While most of us are Egyptian by training, we are all international and global in our know-how, experienceand practice.
Collaborating with colleagues in other firm offices as well as with local law firms where needed, we can seamlessly guide you through the intricacies of Egypt’s regulatory environment without the interface issues that can occur between international and local counsel. Working as a cohesive team means we can provide efficient, high-quality service with less duplication.
We have unrivalled international resources across 78 offices worldwide. Practicing in Egypt since 1986, our firm is deeply committed to furthering your business interests both within the Middle East and globally.
Al Kamel Law Firm was founded in 1978 by Dr. Mohamed Kamel, having its headquarters in Cairo. Since its foundation, Al Kamel Law Firm has grown to be recognized as one of Egypt’s leading independent full-service commercial law firms, and has a reputation of integrity, professionalism and commitment to delivering the highest quality legal services.
Being acquainted with the Egyptian market throughout years of progression of the legal system that the Egyptian market has witnessed; and enjoying the global experience has enabled us to become one of the few prestigious independent law firms that serve domestic, national and international clients and have advised on numerous landmark transactions in Egypt over the past 35 years.
Our broad client base includes many of the leading multinational corporations, banks, financial institutions, government agencies, NGOs and private enterprises operating in a vast range of industries and sectors. Our professional legal minds are well versed in all aspects of laws and procedures covering the full spectrum of industry sectors relating to corporate, commercial law, and finance, in addition to very considerable experience in negotiating, drafting and administrating virtually every kind of major contract including those relating to joint ventures, privatization, loans and other financing arrangements. We provide services in specialist areas such as tax, labor law, arbitration telecommunications and maritime law, adding to an extensive litigation experience in trials. One of our strengths is our team of bilingual senior attorneys who are backed up by a large team of experienced lawyers who have significant international exposure and are well versed in Egyptian law, as well as a team of high caliber paralegals. We provide services to clients in different working languages including, English, Arabic and French.
Al Kamel Law Firm is the preferred partner in Egypt for many law firms worldwide, including some of the world’s most prominent law firms as well as being widely recommended in a number of international directories. We have an open door policy and do not have exclusive arrangements with any firm.
We treat our clients and staff as part of our extended family, and are committed to delivering the highest quality legal services and care to our large client base around the world, whether individuals or corporations. Key aspects of our commitment to our clients include:
Understanding our clients' needs and offering the highest quality value for money legal services;
Providing value added services including:
Informing clients of any changes in law and compliance requirements;
Training in specialist areas such as tax and labor law.
Providing our cross-border clients with local knowledge management, supported by a solid network of public and private sector contacts.
Above all, our track record of success demonstrates that no effort is considered too great when it comes to protecting our clients' interests.
With over a century of experience and since its establishment in 1912, the Firm has achieved a record of success and growth that today makes it the longest established firm and one of the leading firms in Egypt and the Middle East. With over 60 lawyers and counselors, including 12 partners, and a support staff of over 80 qualified professionals, including 15 paralegals, the Firm provides first-rate quality legal services to a broad base of multinational, regional and premium local clients through its offices all over Egypt.