Litigation and Arbitration Group (L&A) was recently established to serve the firm’s clients needs. The group already comprises a number of highly qualified lawyers who are dealing with a growing number of clients and cases. Over the last year, the L&A Group served more than 20 clients with over 36 cases. The type of cases recently handled include, among other fields, commercial, civil, labour and capital market cases. A landmark case was the successful representation of Orascom Telecom against France Telecom, concerning the annulment of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority’s decision regarding the acquisition of the publicly traded shares of the Egyptian Company for Mobile Services in Egypt.
The firm can and successfully provides its services in all law-related fields falling within the jurisdiction of Specialized Economic Courts and administrative courts. We exert all efforts to help our clients analyzing the risk and cost of litigation and the relative benefits of amicable settlement in order to determine the most suitable course of action, tailored to our clients’ business requirements and objectives.
Quality control is extremely important for the success of the L&A group. Therefore, the firm has established its mark and standards so as to ensure a smooth and efficient internal deliberation process and a full peer review of all the documents before any communication with clients or counterparties, and prior to any lodging or filling with any court. The L&A group is particularly attentive to time and its various implications for our clients. As such, we have designed an efficient work system so as to ensure that we timely perform what would serve our clients best.