Zulficar & Partners is an international arbitration practice and corporate law firm based in the heart of Cairo, Egypt. It mainly specializes in Arbitration and ADR, Banking, Capital Market procedures and transactions, Competition law, Construction law and practice, IT law, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Oil & Gas, Project Finance, Real Estate, Telecommunications law and practice, and Tourism and Leisure. The Firm offers a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art legal services to a diverse array of commercial, industrial, and financial clients both in Egypt and internationally. Formally established in June 2009, the Firm has 10 partners and more than 70 associates and is continuously expanding to cater for the ever-increasing demand for its leading and high quality services.
As a market leader, and drawing on the unparalleled expertise of its partners and associates, the Firm brings to the legal market a blend of exceptional individual skills as well as more than 35 years of legal experience. The Firm prides itself as having star quality partners and associates possessing recognized and successful track records in prosecuting high value and high profile arbitration proceedings and in establishing precedents and introducing innovative solutions and structures through creative and proactive problem solving approaches. The Firm possesses a culture of rich values of professional ethics and social responsibility and continuously offers cutting edge spot on advice that distinguishes it and makes a difference for its Clients.
The Firm’s construction and arbitration practice is globally recognized and growing at an accelerated pace. The Firm is regularly ranked as the top tier practice in various practice areas in notable directories including: Chambers & Partners, Global Arbitration Review (GAR), Legal 500, IFLR and IFLR 1000. In 2015 and 2016, the Firm is the only Egyptian firm featuring amongst the GAR 100 Guide to leading international arbitration firms. In 2017, the Firm was awarded the GAR Award for the best “Mediterranean/North African international arbitration practice that impressed in the past year”. The Firm’s arbitration practice is amongst the highest in demand in the MENA region and its arbitration portfolio includes high profile investment and commercial arbitration cases seated in many jurisdictions and subject to various laws and procedural rules. The Firm has impressive and hands on expertise in disputes spanning the construction, oil & gas, telecommunications, finance, insurance, tourism and leisure and transport sectors.