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.
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.
Yasmin Alafaliq is the Co-Founder of Elaqat for Corporate Services, a one stop shop that focuses on foreign investments by providing company incorporation services to foreign companies that wish to expand into the Saudi Market.
In 2022, Yasmin joined the Levari family by becoming the firm’s appointed partner in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Yasmin is an experienced lawyer with extensive knowledge of the Saudi Arabian laws and regulations which are supported by a degree in Law from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She takes pride in providing the best services with the highest of quality.
Bandar joined Levari in 2022 after the firm expanded to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
As a Business Development Director and Co-Founder at Elaqat for Corporate Services, Bandar has been in charge of building and maintaining long-lasting customer relationships. He has also developed a good understanding of how to investigate the needs of different clients, with respect to their industries and work culture. From organizing the operations procedures for companies in KSA to negotiating with the relevant Saudi governmental bodies and ministries, Bandar has been in charge of finalizing arrangements between all involved parties in a timely and efficient manner that aligns with the needs and objectives of the clients.