Omar ElGeddawy

Omar ElGeddawy

Managing Partner

Attorney at Law
elgeddawy@mena-legal.com

Office   EGPYT

 

Mr. ElGeddawy’s unique background in the legal and corporate world allows him to understand what is at stake with every case in order to meet and exceed his clients’ expectations.

 

Practices Areas

  • International Contracts
  • Commercial Disputes and Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Global Risk Management
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Shipping & Freight
  • Trust Funds
  • Islamic Finance

 

Bar Admission

1988 and since 2006 Admitted to the Cassation Court & Higher Administrative & Constitutional Courts.

 

Career

  • Clifford Chance Law Firm Saudi Arabia 1989
  • Clifford Chance Law Firm Paris 1991
  • Baker & Mckenzie Law Firm Paris 1991/1992
  • International Group for Legal and Economic Consultations, 1992 – Present, Cairo, Egypt
  • ORASCOM Group Executive VP of the Company, 1998 – 2003, Cairo, Egypt
  • ACCOR Hotels    Secretary General & Director of Operations,2002 – 2008, Cairo, Egypt
  • Executive Director of the Egyptian Competition Authority 2012
  • MENA Legal 2013 – Present, Cairo, Egypt
  • Presently: Managing Partner of International Group & Mena Legal Advisers, Cairo – Egypt
  • Chairman of Blue Flag Freight Logistics since 2013

 

Education

  • Master Degree in Business Law & Economics, 1991, Universite Paris I Patheon Sorbonne, Paris, France
  • Ein Shams University, 1988, Cairo, Egypt

 

Languages

Arabic, English, French & German

 

Affiliations

  • Egyptian Bar Association, 1988
  • Rotary Club, Le Caire Champollion, President 2011 - 2012

 

Publications

  • Thesis on Laws of Foreign Investments in Egypt, Paris 1991
  • Comparative Study on the developing Egyptian Stock Exchange & the French Bourse 1992
  • Part of the Elaboration of the Egyptian Anti Trust Laws in 2005

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