Taylor Wessing Welcomes Samy Elsheikh to its Dubai office

International law firm Taylor Wessing has appointed Samy Elsheikh (pictured) as a senior associate, bringing over a decade of experience in venture capital and technology with a focus on the MENA region. 

Elsheikh specializes in venture capital transactions and technology investments in the Middle East and North Africa. His expertise spans advising venture capital funds, firms, and startups on early and growth-stage funding transactions. 

Elsheikh is renowned for his dedication to supporting startups and VC funds, actively engaging in mentoring initiatives with emerging entrepreneurs and founders. His commitment to fostering innovation and facilitating business growth has earned him respect as a trusted legal advisor within the venture capital and startup ecosystem. 

Prior to joining Taylor Wessing, Elsheikh spent seven years at Hammad & Al-Mehdar law firm, where he focused on venture capital and private equity matters. His diverse background and extensive experience position him as a valuable addition to Taylor Wessing’s team of legal professionals.