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Chambers and Partners Rankings 2021 Announced

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Shalakany is delighted to announce yet another year of successful rankings by Chambers and Partners, both for the firm and our individual lawyers.

In terms of the Firm’s rankings, we are very proud to announce that Shalakany continues to be ranked in Band 1 Rankings in Chambers and Partners 2021 for Litigation in Egypt. We are also pleased to announce that the Firm has been highly recognized and ranked by Chambers and Partners 2021 in the Banking and Finance (Egypt).

Chambers and Partners commented saying that the team is known for its admirable Banking and Finance department with strong capabilities in both syndicated lending and debt restructuring. They are particularly well versed in acting for lenders on Project Finance transactions, with experience representing financial institutions and export credit agencies based in Europe, Asia and the USA. They also have notable experience assisting with Trade Finance mandates. The Firm has also been highly recognized and ranked by Chambers and Partners 2021 in Arbitration (Egypt).

As for our lawyers’ rankings, we are very proud that our Managing Partner, Dr. Khaled El Shalakany continues to be ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners 2021.






We are also pleased to announce that Adam El Shalakany, Senior Partner, has been ranked by Chambers and Partners in 2021 as “Up and Coming”. Chambers and Partners’ said that Adam El Shalakany “ is said to be “a very good practitioner” and “a strong, promising lawyer” in the Dispute Resolution field. He is experienced handling a broad variety of cases before the ICC, CRCICA and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). Beyond Egypt, he also has experience practicing as an attorney in New York.








Amongst our ranked lawyers is Aly El Shalakany, Senior Partner, who peers rate as as “a strong lawyer,” going on to describe him as “a well-known and very well-regarded expert” who “knows how to close a transaction quickly and professionally.” He is particularly recognized for his longstanding experience in Project Finance mandates. Practitioners recommend Aly El Shalakany as a top choice for Projects and Energy matters. One source described him as “a fantastic lawyer and a good person to work with,” while further commentators remark that “he has experience that’s hard to match.” Chambers and Partners further commented that Aly also receives a raft of praise from fellow practitioners, who highlight his deep experience in corporate transactions. He garners impressive recognition for his work acting on high-profile acquisition mandates on behalf of clients operating in highly regulated arenas, including oil and gas.









In Banking and Finance, Partner Mariam Fahmy has been highly ranked with Chambers. According to Chambers, she impresses sources with her professionalism and outstanding interpersonal skills. She advises on a variety of bank lending matters, and is also noted for her experience assisting with project finance mandates.