This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
Since joining Al Tamimi, Sherif has been involved in many sophisticated corporate structuring and restructuring deals in the United Arab Emirates and the region. He has also advised extensively on optimal structures for doing business in the region. Sherif is a core member of teams advising investors and private equity firms on restructuring group companies for investment and private placement. The sectors in which Sherif has advised clients include aviation, oil and gas, shipping, hospitality, media and entertainment, information technology, health care, education, labour supply, manufacturing, real estate and development and labor supply. In all matters where he has advised clients on corporate structuring or restructuring, Sherif has lead the implementation of firm’s advice.
Before joining Al Tamimi, Sherif worked with a local UAE law firm and gained diverse experience in corporate, litigation, property and employment matters and other related agreements and contracts.
Sherif has the right of audience in Egypt and represented many clients before different types of courts in Egypt before relocating to the UAE.
2002 – LLB, Alexandria University
Licensed Legal Consultant, Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department
2003 – Egyptian Bar Association