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Thursday, 22 April 2021

Kudos: Egyptian Legal500 rankings, Egyptian Food Bank, Credit Agricole

Legal500 rankings: The Legal500 directory has released its 2021 rankings of Egypt’s top firms in different practice areas. Among the Tier 1 rankings in the key categories:

  • International arbitration: Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy; Shahid Law Firm; Shalakany Law Office; Youssef & Partners; Zaki Hashem & Partners; and Zulficar & Partners.
  • Commercial, corporate, and M&A: Al Kamel Law Office; Al Tamimi & Co; Helmy, Hamza, & Partners; Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy; MHR & Partners in association with White & Case; Shahid Law Firm; Shalakany Law Office; Zaki Hashem & Partners; and Zulficar & Partners.
  • Banking and finance: Al Kamel Law Office; Helmy, Hamza, & Partners; Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy; MHR & Partners in association with White & Case; Shalakany Law Office; Zaki Hashem & Partners; and Zulficar & Partners.

Crédit Agricole Egypt’s Foundation for Development and the Ibrahim A. Badran Charitable Foundation will purchase a mobile health clinic and send medical convoys to orphanages nationwide, the bank said in a statement (pdf). The bank’s foundation will finance the purchase of the clinic, while the Ibrahim Badran Foundation will provide the clinic with the necessary medical equipment and staff.

Families in need in Egypt, Jordan and Pakistan, have begun receiving food parcels as part of the UAE’s “100 mn Meals” campaign that covers 20 countries, Gulf Business reports. The program is organized by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, and is working with the Egyptian Food Bank and other local charity organizations across Egypt.

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