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  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Financial Crimes
  • Banking & Finance
  • Tax
  • Corporate
  • Employment and Labor
Commercial Litigation

Resorting to courts is not our aim in every lawsuit. We first seek to control the dispute and resolve issues rapidly and through the most appropriate means.

However, when the matter requires resorting to litigation, we invoke our vast practical experience before courts of all instances, including the supreme Court.

Commercial litigation has been the bedrock of our firm’s legal practice since our founding. Our breadth and depth of experience is unparalleled, and we have become the first choice for investors and entrepreneurs. We have successfully handled thousands of cases for clients engaged in major business disputes related to anti-trust, corporate governance, insurance, taxation, commercial and construction contracts, franchises and dealerships, libel, patents and illegitimate competition.

We are well-equipped to handle the most complex commercial matters since our years of experience have taught us what to expect and how to achieve results. We never lose sight of the needs of our clients, regardless of whether they are large corporations or smaller enterprises.

Intellectual Property (IP)

We provide precise answers to tasking intellectual property inquiries, and our attorneys regularly represent plaintiffs and defendants before courts in Egypt in cases concerning patent, copyright and trademark infringements, industrial designs, illegitimate competition and trade-secrets.

For our clients outside Egypt, we can suggest trusted local firms through our collaboration with Andersen Tax and Legal, which gives us access to  IP attorneys worldwide who share our values in technical excellence.

Our clients always have confidence in our ability to choose the best.

 

Financial Crimes

Economic Crime is a broad category of criminal charges referring to taking possession of money or other items of value that do not belong to you. Economic crimes include various forms of fraud, computer crimes related to cyber fraud, crimes of tax evasion, money laundering, embezzlement, forgery and bribery. Economic crimes extend to include crimes that fall on corporate businesses such as those related to information technology, trademarks, commercial counterfeiting, and the environment.

All of these charges can become extremely complicated and require a particular skill set, as well as sensitivity on behalf of the attorney to fully comprehend the impact of the case. Naturally, the attorney also needs to be fierce and have a thorough understanding of the surrounding laws which may affect the case at hand.

Whatever the nature of the dispute, our attorneys are well equipped to handle all matters related to financial crimes. Maher Milad Iskander has an exceptional track record of working with corporations, banks and individuals, all of whom have benefited from our straight-forward, realistic and seasoned advice.

Banking & Finance

As the world markets continue to be volatile and unpredictable, our clients look to our banking & finance attorneys to help them navigate restricted channels of credit and challenging new regulations.

We work with financial institutions, as well as borrowers, lessees, and other capital users, to analyze potential risks and develop both short- and long-term plans for today’s uncertain environment.

In addition to representing our banking and finance clients, we also provide advice on acquisition financing, asset based lending, cross-border investments, and both new and established financial structures and transactions.

Tax

We provide a wide range of tax services including:

  • Tax planning;
  • Mergers and acquisitions transactions;
  • Risk assessments;
  • Indirect taxation;
  • Corporate structure;
  • Review of internal controls processes;
  • Providing tax consultations in foundation of new companies;
  • Representing clients before tax authorities in proceedings such as auditing, negotiations and objections;
  • Representing clients before national courts of various instances against any tax assessment using knowledge, efficiency and creativity; and
  • Personal training for tax related issues.

 

Corporate

We provide advice and day to day support to commercial companies in all industry sectors. Our firm thoroughly believes that excellent legal guidance is half the solution of commercial disputes.

Our team is particularly trained for matters related to contract drafting and negotiation in the following areas:

 

  • M&A (Merger and Acquisition);
  • Agency/ Distributors/ Franchise Agreements;
  • Commercial Contracts;
  • Due-Diligence Reports; and
  • Tax Planning.

Moreover, our attorneys provide advice to local and foreign corporations and start-up companies engaging in corporate activities such as:

  • Setting up companies and providing technical advice to the board;
  • Drafting shareholder agreements;
  • Company governance;
  • Sale of shares;
  • Drafting sale and purchase agreements;
  • Capital increase; and
  • Structuring of companies.
Employment and Labor

Our law firm provides advice and legal services to help corporations of all types and sizes in the following matters:

  • Employment agreements (including non-compete clauses).
  • Employment termination.
  • Review of employment policies and internal manuals.

We primarily resort to negotiation and mediation as we believe that these methods are the most cost effective.

However, if these methods of alternative dispute resolution fail to resolve the issue at hand, we are able to assertively put our experience into practice and use our knowledge of the law to provide tailor-made solutions.