Egypt’s Youssef & Partners acquires corporate practice Moharram Law Firm
M&A WATCH- Youssef & Partners acquires corporate practice Moharram Law Firm: Our friends at Cairo-based arbitration firm Youssef & Partners have made a move into the corporate and transactions space with their acquisition of Moharram Law Firm, an Egyptian corporate-focused office, Youssef & Partners announced yesterday. Founding Partner Mahmoud Moharram (bio) will now be taking the lead on “a number of practice areas within the firm’s corporate and transactional practices.”
The firm also announced it has hired Paris-based practitioner Sally El-Sawah (bio) as a partner in its flagship international arbitration and disputes practice. El-Sawah will lead the firm’s international enforcement, asset tracking and debt recovery practice. El-Sawah “brings more than a decade of experience as an international lawyer and arbitrator in high profile cases in Egypt and the MENA region” in the oil and gas, telecoms, and infrastructure projects fields, among others.