Shalakany Elevates Omar Sherif and Muhammad Ussama 

Shalakany has announced the promotion of Omar Sherif and Muhammad Ussama to the firm’s Senior Partnership. This recognition acknowledges their significant contributions to the firm’s success and their exceptional legal expertise. 

Khaled El Shalakany, Managing Partner, expressed his enthusiasm for the appointments: “We are very pleased to have Omar and Muhammad as Senior Partners. Their election by the equity partnership reflects our and the market’s confidence in their unique abilities and underlines our commitment to fostering the development and advancement of talented lawyers.” 

Muhammad Ussama (pictured left) brings unparalleled expertise to the table, having served as a judge in the Egyptian State Council for seven years (2011-2018). Currently admitted to the Egyptian Bar (Appeal level), he boasts proficiency in both private and public law, providing comprehensive support to investors (local and international) throughout their investment journey. Ussama actively participates in international commercial and investor-state arbitrations, often exceeding a billion dollars in claim value. He also sits as an arbitrator and regularly handles cases involving Egyptian and international law complexities. 

Omar Sherif (pictured right) possesses a comprehensive legal background, beginning his career in dispute resolution before transitioning to corporate and transactional law. This well-rounded perspective has solidified his expertise across various corporate and commercial areas. Sherif has advised prominent regional and international clients from various sectors and collaborated with renowned international law firms on numerous transactions. His diverse experience and holistic approach have positioned him as a leading force in handling various deals and projects across diverse practice areas.