About Levari Cairo
Levari was established in Cairo, Egypt in 2012. It is now recognized as one of the top law firms in the Middle East and North Africa boosting a highly professional multidisciplinary team.
Our strength in both domestic and cross-border M&A, Capital Markets and Banking Finance capabilities is highly appreciated by our international and national clients. The ability to leverage on Levari global presence and expertise allows the Cairo team to provide its clients with full international legal services locally without the major financial burden.
Our Cairo team plays an important role as the link between the Levari’s US, Middle East and European practices. The majority of our practitioners are trained in more than one jurisdiction, and clients consider this a major asset. The Cairo team works on a broad range of legal matters, including complex corporate and financial transactions with cross-border aspects. We have been involved in some of the largest and most sophisticated transactions in the local market for the last 10 years.
To complete our broad offer of legal services to our clients, we provide special arbitration and litigation legal coverage with the highest level of expertise and technicality.
Mohamed Raslan – Senior Partner
Mohamed has gained extensive experience in commercial law, litigation, investment, capital markets, banking and finance, tax laws, and regulatory advice.
He specializes in banking and finance working as in-house counsel for some of the largest financial institutions in Egypt including Commercial International Bank, Ahli United Bank, and Egypt Factors. Prior to founding Levari, he went back into private practice taking up the position of senior associate within the Egyptian associate office of Crowell & Moring LLP.
Sherif Hefni - Senior Partner
After gaining valuable management experience in the city of London, Sherif undertook postgraduate qualifications in law allowing him to be called to the Bar of England & Wales and qualifying as a Barrister. Sherif has undertaken extensive legal work at the International Labour Organization in the UN in Geneva, ICT Lawyers, and Crowell & Morning offices prior to founding Levari LLP in 2012. His area of expertise is in mergers & acquisition, corporate restructuring, and investments, as well as international arbitration.
Sherif holds a BA (hons) in Business & Psychology from the University of Northampton (UK), a Graduate Diploma in Law from Oxford Brooks University (UK), the Bar Vocational Course from City Law School-University of London (UK). Sherif is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators, member of American Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Institute of Directors.
Full Service Law Firm
Our team works for a range of clients on corporate restructuring, merges, acquisitions, fundraising, joint venture, corporate advisory, and commercial contract matters. Our client credentials are solid, and we aim to build long-term relationships based on value and consistency of service. Our team do not only cover their local market by cross border litigation, covering Dubai, London, Cairo, and Riyadh.