Hafez & Partners, a prominent law firm, has welcomed Mohamed Zaher (pictured) as Counsel and Head of Corporate, bolstering its team with his extensive expertise in corporate law and legal advisory services. Zaher’s arrival follows a distinguished career where he has consistently demonstrated his proficiency in various corporate matters.
Zaher’s role at Hafez & Partners will revolve around providing strategic counsel and comprehensive legal advice across a wide spectrum of corporate and commercial affairs. His experience encompasses handling high-profile corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divisions, and capital increases. His exceptional negotiation skills have enabled him to effectively engage with official bodies such as Ministries and Regulatory Authorities, ensuring the seamless execution of his work.
Specializing in Corporate practice, Capital Markets, and Due diligence, Zaher offers invaluable legal opinions to clients on corporate and commercial issues. He also manages the intricacies of mergers and company splits, as well as the establishment of companies in compliance with investment law regulations. This involves handling the necessary amendments to companies’ statutory documents, documentation for incorporation, and overseeing matters related to foreign company branches.
Zaher’s proficiency extends to drafting, attending, and formalizing minutes of both General and Board of Directors meetings, as well as altering the capital and legal structures of corporate clients. He boasts significant experience in facilitating the establishment of representative offices and branches for multinational companies in Egypt and preparing various memoranda and research documents.
One of Zaher’s notable achievements includes successful negotiations with several key entities, such as the General Authority For Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), The Industrial Development Authority (IDA), The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Trade and Industry, and The General Organization for Export and Import Control.