Finance & Projects

The Finance and Projects Group has developed extensive expertise in providing the full suite of legal support required with managing these complex and often challenging transactions.


Shalakany acts on behalf of financial institutions and corporations, representing both lenders and borrowers in matters involving international and local credit transactions, trade finance, structured products, financial restructuring operations, loan syndications, letters of credit, letters of guarantee, mortgages, pledges and other types of security.

Project Development and Finance

Shalakany is a leading law firm on BOO/BOT/BOOT, Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects and similar projects in Egypt, having acted on almost all pathfinder projects undertaken in Egypt over the past few decades and gaining considerable experience in the infrastructure, electricity, renewable-energy, roads, transportation, aviation, oil and gas, water and petrochemicals sectors. The Firm has acted for all major stakeholders involved in these projects, including the government, developers and lenders.

Debt Capital Markets

Shalakany has developed extensive expertise in the field of debt securities offerings, including bonds, convertible bonds, medium term note programs and global share investment programs. The Firm has a long standing relationship with the regulators and has advised the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority on the development of the capital markets and new capital market laws and relevant regulations. As a result, two of EFSA’s former chairmen are Shalakany alumni.