Ayman Nour is a Partner heading the Corporate Structuring department in Egypt office. He is also a member of the Education, Healthcare, Sports & Event Management and Hotel & Leisure sector groups.

Ayman specialises in corporate structuring, restructuring, governance, compliance, as well as FDI. He is also well experienced in general corporate, labor and civil matters alongside TMT and employment. He represents local and multinational corporations and institutions, many of which are entities listed on NYSE or the Egyptian Exchange and/or on the Global 100 List.  Ayman has been recognized by Legal 500 as a leading individual in Employment for 2019 and 2020.

Prior to becoming a Partner in the Firm, Ayman was a partner associated with a British law firm, from 2003 to 2010.  Between 1995 and 2003 Ayman worked for two intermittent periods with Baker & McKenzie in Cairo for five years.  Between such periods, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney with the Egyptian Public Prosecutor Office from 1997 to 2000.

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Recent Experience

  • Advising HSBC Bank plc, Investec Bank plc and CI Capital Investment Banking S.A.E., the underwriters, in relation to the IPO of the shares of Tenth of Ramadan for Pharmaceutical Industries and Diagnostic Reagents (Rameda) S.A.E. on the Egyptian Exchange.
  • Advising a global leader in computer software and solutions on their compliance and restructuring in Egypt from branch office to fully-fledged corporate vehicle.
  • Advising Al Ahram Beverages in the group restructuring and relevant mergers.
  • Advising a major American coffeehouse chain with regard to data breach notification obligations under the Data Protection Law in Egypt.
  • Advising ABB Technology on the transfer of employees in relation to a re-structuring.
  • Advising a leading American multinational technology company on the operation of broadcast application in light of the press and media law and new decrees.
  • Advising Suez Bags on the delisting of the company’s shares on the Egyptian Exchange EGX.
  • Advising a multinational software corporation on how to be allowed to provide Contact Center services (including the VoIP element) in Egyptian market.
  • Advising a leading American information technology consulting firm on bids and tenders according to the new Public Procurement Law.
  • Advising a major mobile phone company on its HR restructuring upon a major acquisition.
  • Advising a leading Chinese cloud computing company in relation to a data center and point of presence in Egypt including required licenses and data processing issues.


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French


2000 – LL.M., Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

1995 – LL.B (License en droit), Cairo University


2014 – Expert Director of the Board of the Egyptian Exchange

2011 – Licensed Patents Agent

2010 – Member of the International Franchise Lawyers Association

2010 – Member of American Chamber of Commerce

2008 – Member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and its Legal Committee

2005 – Member of the Egyptian Society of International Law

1995 – Egyptian Bar Association