Matouk Bassiouny has appointed Sherif El Hosseny (pictured) as Partner and Head of the firm’s Aviation Practice. El Hosseny brings an extensive 23 years of experience to his new role, making him a valuable asset to Matouk Bassiouny’s aviation division.
Prior to joining Matouk Bassiouny, El Hosseny has worked with renowned law firms, including Helmy, Hamza & Partners – Baker McKenzie, where he honed his expertise in the legal field. He has also held senior legal counsel positions with leading corporations such as Egyptian Resorts Company and Kato Investment, gaining valuable insights into the aviation industry from a business perspective.
In addition to his impressive track record, El Hosseny is a Founding Partner of Rizkana & Partners, further showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to legal excellence. He has advised numerous Egyptian and multinational banks and financial institutions on high-value syndicated facilities, loans, project finance, debt settlements, and debt restructures. El Hosseny has also played a crucial role in representing major multinational aircraft leasing companies, financial institutions, and export credit agencies in cross-border transactions related to aircraft lease and finance for both public and private carriers in Egypt and abroad.
Mahmoud S. Bassiouny, Regional Managing Partner and Group Head of Finance & Projects, said, “The joining of Sherif is a real milestone for the firm, not only for the obvious consolidation benefit to our aviation sector, but for the firm as a whole given the great reputation Sherif enjoys in the market and the wealth of experience he brings.”
Sherif El Hosseny said, “I am super excited to be joining Matouk Bassiouny. Combining forces with Egypt’s finest lawyers is a key element for this move. We do speak the same language and we both dream big. I am certain this blend of energies will positively impact the Firm domestically and regionally. I already feel I am part of the team.”
With his extensive experience and deep understanding of the aviation sector, El Hosseny is poised to lead Matouk Bassiouny’s Aviation Practice to new heights. His expertise will contribute to the firm’s ability to provide exceptional legal services and strategic counsel to clients in the aviation industry.