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Senior Partner

Specialty areas 

  • Litigation 

  • Trade 

  • Taxes 


Arabic and English 

Mahmoud Shedid obtained an LL.B. from Ain Shams University in 1974 and joined the Firm in 1983, becoming a partner in 1999 and a senior partner in 2005. 

As the head of the Litigation Department, Mr. Shedid undertakes the full range of work required by the Firm’s clients. While retaining under his direct control all matters relating to banking, taxes, real estate, tourism, construction, labor, trade disputes and litigation, Mr. Shedid ensures that the needs of the Firm’s clients, in the sphere of commercial corporate law, are properly and carefully delegated to other specialists within the Firm. 

Mahmoud Shedid addresses and resolves disputes before courts, mediation panels, administrative bodies, Ministry of Justice experts, and the State Council. 

He also handles legal procedures such as preparing and reviewing corporate/commercial documents, preparing written pleadings, drafting and reviewing claim writs and memoranda, drafting of legal opinions, attending court hearings, raising appeals, and all related services, and has worked closely with a number of the Firm’s major clients including: Al Madar Finance and Investment Company, Public Works Authority "Ashghal" Qatar, Accor Hotels S.A., Lever Egypt, Credit Agricole Bank, Emaar Egypt, Mena House Oberoi, Majed Al Futtaim, Lewis Trust Group, Bank of America, Sami Saad and Co., Korean Air, Daimler Chrysler, Dallah International Holding Co, Louis Dreyfus, American Express Bank New York, MobiNil, Suez Cement, Cemex, Al Ahram Beverages Company, and the Commercial International Bank. 

Mahmoud Shedid is a member of the Egyptian Bar Association