The Euromoney Egypt Conference 2017

Mohamad Talaat


Helmy, Hamza & Partners

Mohamad Talaat is the managing partner of Helmy, Hamza & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International. Mr Talaat commenced his career as counsellor at the Egyptian Council of State where he worked from July 1979 to January 1985. From 1982 to 1983, Mr Talaat worked in the Chicago office of Baker McKenzie, and then in the Riyadh office from 1984 to 1989. He joined the Cairo office of Baker McKenzie in 1989. Mr Talaat has served for four years as the head of the legal affairs committee of the American Chambers of Commerce in Egypt. Mr Talaat is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and Legal 500 EMEA. He concentrates on corporate, mergers and acquisitions, competition law, arbitration, commercial, tax, employment, administrative/Islamic law, capital markets, and project finance. His transactional work focuses on initial public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions and major projects. He regularly acts as the lead lawyer in deals he is involved in and has experience in advising leading real estate and finance companies execute large, cross-border transactions. Mr Talaat received his LLM from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1983 and his LLB from Cairo University in 1978.

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Mon 18 - Tue 19 Sep 2017