Published: Jan 27, 2015

Al Tamimi & Company to provide Legal Consultancy in Support of the “New Egypt”

Al Tamimi & Company is proud to announce a new association with Nour & Taha Law Firm, a key player in the Egyptian legal market.

From 1st April 2015 Mohamed Khodeir, a partner at Al Tamimi & Company regionally and a licensed Egyptian lawyer, will lead the practice alongside Ayman Nour and Ehab Taha, founding partners of Nour & Taha, one of the rapidly growing law firms in Cairo known for the quality and prompt services they offer. Nour & Taha’s team of lawyers will also be joining this association.

Khodeir, Nour & Taha (in association with Al Tamimi & Company) will offer a comprehensive range of legal services for those with business dealings in the country, including capital market transactions, mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance and dispute settlement.

Recently, a number of international credit rating agencies have taken a favourable view of Egypt’s economic outlook in parallel to the significant availability of funds being injected from the Gulf, particularly the United Arab Emirates; Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, all countries where Al Tamimi & Company have a strong presence.  The new association between Al Tamimi & Company and Nour & Taha is well positioned to assist in achieving this potential, along with ambitions to restore Egypt’s economic competiveness by assisting the gradual structural reforms necessary to deliver this economic potential.  Whilst economic reforms rely on a stable political dispensation, this association will be able to offer clients the best advice for the current environment, taking into consideration potential issues and blending them with sound local experience.

Commenting, Husam Hourani, Managing Partner at Al Tamimi & Company, said: “We welcome this association with our strategic partners in Egypt and we are proud to be able to include them in the Al Tamimi & Company network.  I am delighted that we will be joined in this initiative by such reputable legal practitioners as Ayman Nour and Ehab Taha, each bringing a wealth of local knowledge and expertise that will prove invaluable to clients. Our own long-standing partner Mohamed Khodeir is a well-known figure in the MENA legal industry having carved out a reputation as one of the most proficient lawyers in the region. His expertise will allow us to guide the new business to success that benefits both our clients and the wider Egyptian economy.

Khodeir, Nour & Taha (in association with Al Tamimi & Company) will support the development of all initiatives undertaken in the “New Egypt” with a view to building and maintaining sustainable economic growth. We see major opportunities in numerous fields including governance, mega infrastructure projects, free and economic zones, PPP projects, Capital Markets and banking and finance.  We are keen to be a part of this exciting new phase taking place in Egypt and to offer our clients, via this association, the support they require.”

Ayman Nour, Co-Founding Partner of Nour & Taha commented: “With the profound ties between Egypt and the UAE, it is a natural step that a firm such as Al Tamimi & Company becomes part of the ‘New Egypt’.  With this new alliance with Al Tamimi & Company we are confident that we will be able to take legal services into new frontiers to meet Egypt’s developing needs.”