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Dr. Hani Sarie El Din


Dr. Hani Sarie EldinDr Hani Sarie-Eldin has an extensive experience in legal practice for over 21 years specialized in capital market, project finance and banking. He is the Founder and Chairman of Sarie-Eldin & Partners – Legal Advisors.

His wide practical experience is also complemented by immense academic experience. Dr. Sarie Eldin is a Professor of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law Cairo University. He is also the Chairman of the Middle East Center for Law and Development, an affiliate of International Law Institute, Washington .D.C; “MCLD” is a non profit organization that is focusing on improving legal education and enhancing the capabilities of governmental agencies in the area of law and economic development. He is also serving as a Non executive chairman and Board member of various listed and non-listed companies including Banque Misr.

Dr. Sarie-Eldin published various number of leading text books including legal aspects of Companies Law; Projects Finance; Capital Market Regulation, International Arbitration in Financial Disputes, Public- Private Partnership. He obtained an academic Excellency Award from Cairo University for his legal academic researches in 2002. Dr. Sarie-Eldin has acted, and still involved, in a large number of international and national arbitrations involving M& A, finance and banking and joint ventures.


Dr. Sari Eldin served as a Chairman of Capital Market Authority in Egypt from 2005 – 2007. He also was the Group Director & General Counsel, Al Futtaim Group in Dubai from 2003 – 2005. Dr. Sarie-Eldin headed the Capital Market Group and was a Senior Partner at Shalakany Law Office from 2001 – 2005; he participated in other different previous professional activities and member of the Governors Board of the Central Bank of Egypt from 2005 – 2007 and also Board member of Bank of Alexandria (2002 – 2005).

He was a Visiting Professor of Banking & Capital Market Queen Mary College, University of London (2000 – 2005). He is active in various International Organizations including the Advisory Board of the International Law Institute Procurement Law Center of the U.S.A, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the UK.


Dr.Sarie-Eldin obtained his Ph.D. in International Business Law, Center for Commercial Legal Studies, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, in 1994 and the Diploma of Public Law, Cairo University (Distinction) in 1989. He completed the Diploma of Private Law, Cairo University (Distinction) in 1988 and the “Licence en Droit”, from Cairo University (Distinction) in 1987.


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