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Yara Mohamed Abdelsamad

Education: Bachelor of Law, from Cairo University – English Section

Title: Associate


Areas of expertise & specialization:

In the Corporate and Commercial Department handling all legal-related matters including, advising on day-to-day matters in relation to business operation in Egypt inter alia, companies’ formation, restructure and liquidation, taxes, the issuance of different types of licenses for industrial and commercial premises, work and residential permits, agreements drafting, negotiations, and direct interaction with governmental bodies, ministries and authorities (i.e. GAFI, FRA, ITDA, ITIDA, TMO, GOEIC, IDA, EDA, UPA, NUCA and MCDR). . Furthermore, Yara has experience in the Oil & Gas sector in Egypt whereby she represents major Oil & Gas companies such as London Offshore Consultancy and Pan Marine Group. Furthermore, Yara has extensive experience in the fields of finance, real estate, M&A, Agriculture and Food industries


Career Highlights & Success Stories:

Yara has participated in the acquisition of 2 companies of Pharos Group that worth approximately an amount of 10 million Egyptian Pounds in 2020.


Bars & Associations: Registered at the Egyptian Bar Association


Courses or recognitions (if applicable):

  1. participated at VIS Arbitration Moot 2017 – Hong Kong
  2. Shalakany Arbitration Moot 2016 – won first place.