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Mr. Mahmoud Alzayat

Firm: Alzayat Law Firm
Country: Egypt

Practice Area: International Contract

  • Villa 32, 2nd District
    5th Zone, 5th Settlement New Cairo

AlZayat Law Firm is a leading international law firm existing in Egypt for almost 20 years. And since then, with the hard work and commitment of its employees, the Firm has succeeded in gaining the trust of its clients, as well as new clients. Our Law Firm has a reputation of being one of the leading international law firms in Egypt, with a wide range of partners and clients abroad.

Continuing our success, and trying to even be closer to our clients abroad, Alzayat Law Firm has opened its first branch in 2018, in Switzerland; to make sure that we are closer to our clients in Europe.

With the two branches working together and fully functioning, we are handling cases, dealing with clients, providing many services in different areas of practice, which allows us to expand our business and gain more experience to assist our current and future clients to reach their legal goals.

Our main areas of practice include:

1. Corporate and commercial law

We provide a wide range of services in the area of corporate law; we were pleased to help several clients create new companies, or establish new branches for their companies inside Egypt, as well as obtaining all relevant authorizations and finalizing all registration procedures, to make sure that our clients are on the right track.

To ensure that our clients are comfortable, they are required to only provide us with a Power of Attorney for our Law Firm, so we can act on their behalf, this way, they will not be required to attend or visit any governmental entity, and we can do all the work while they wait until the procedures are finalized and the company/branch is created. If the client, however, wishes to be present during the process, a focal point will be assigned to constantly accompany the client to finalize all procedures and make sure there are no complications to be faced.

2. Family Law

Alzayat Law Firm has many employees that are experienced in the field of family law; as, nowadays, it is common for two persons from different nationalities to decide they wish to get married, our team can counsel any couple on the documents and procedures needed for this purpose, as well as drafting prenup agreements as per their requests.

For any couple that wishes to be separated or divorced, our team can help with finalizing the procedures for them and on their behalf, whether they are from different countries or both Egyptians. Also, one of the main areas of practice Alzayat Law Firm is experienced at is resolving custody issues between a divorced or a separated couple, whether amicably or through litigation depending on the need of our client.

Our team has also assisted several clients in finalizing adoption procedures, for any couple wishing to adopt a child in Egypt.

3. Immigration service

For the non-Egyptians wishing to work or migrate to Egypt, our law firm will help with finalizing the required documents and procedures necessary, our law firm provides advice and counseling on the necessary documents, procedures, cost, and timeframe required for such purpose, this includes obtaining residence permits, work permits, work visa for the main applicant as well as his/dependents.

And through our partners abroad, we can advise Egyptians and non-Egyptians equally, to apply for migration visas for other countries.

4. Legalization service

Many Egyptians and non-Egyptians who had work or education experience in the country would like to legalize their documents to be legalized to be able to present them in other countries abroad if that is the case, Alzayat Law Firm’s team will intervene and finalize the legalization of the documents on your behalf. This assistance is also provided through coordination with our partners abroad.

If you have a document that you wish to stamp from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or any Embassy existing in Egypt, call us now and we will finalize the procedures for you.

5. Oil & Gas and mineral resources

With the great experience and knowledge of the Oil & Gas and Mineral resources laws and regulations, our team has, our Law Firm will be the right choice for you if you wish to start a company, get legal advice or conduct due diligence in Egypt.

6. Real estate

We provide high-quality legal services for individuals, families, and companies dealing with a wide range of real estate and estate planning matters.

Our Law Firm is prepared to represent the real estate and development companies to draft relevant contracts, handle relevant procedures with the authorities, provide legal counseling, and even represent the company in litigation if found necessary.

7. Media production

Setting up all kinds of media production companies, get the required authorizations for media production, and extracting or modifying cinema practice and art production license, is amongst the services, excellently, provided by Alzayat Law Firm.

8. Banking and finance

Provide advice on all issues that affect the financial industry: financial markets, financial institutions, and financial transactions.

Our Law firm is equipped to provide all legal services to banks and any other financial institutions, including drafting contracts, providing counseling regarding negotiations, or any deal the company is planning to take.

9. Dispute resolution

Alzayat law firm is available to represent the company or individual’s disputes, amicably; through Arbitration, Mediation or Conciliation, depending on our clients’ needs and what best suits the situation in hand.

The areas covered by the practice extend across all fields including corporate disputes, commercial disputes, regulatory disputes, tax disputes, domestic and international arbitration

10. Intellectual property, Trademarks, and copyrights

Amongst the wide range of the services provided by Alzayat Law Firm, we also provide services to companies and individuals to register a copyright, mark, or a patent.

In the unfortunate cases where the registration is denied, Alzayat Law Firm offers a team of experienced lawyers, that can present the case in an appeal to request the registration.

We work with successful companies and entrepreneurs who are concerned that competitors may try to copy their new products or branding.

11. Criminal law

In the field of criminal law, we have a highly skilled and experienced team of litigators who can provide effective solutions to any criminal law problem. As our team is dedicated and committed to what they do, they can assure you efficient service under pressure at any time.

12. Litigation

The Litigation team at AlZayat Law Firm have excellent case management skills to handle every aspect of a claim involving an insurer.

We represent different clients: Companies, firms, and individuals, from different nationalities, such as Spanish, Russian, Swiss, Greek, as well as many other nationalities, and their litigation cases concern different areas of the law; i.e. Family Law, Inheritance Law, Debt Collection,…etc., amongst other areas, they do, however, have something in common, which is the level of satisfaction.

Alzayat Law Firm ensures the satisfaction of their clients and partners in many ways, including our availability 24/7 to answer any questions or to address any concerns our clients may have. Once a client approaches us for a service, their file is assigned to a lawyer who is highly experienced in the relevant area of practice, and a focal point is assigned to be available to constantly follow-up on the case, to ensure that no scenario is left out, including all documents or actions the adversary may present or take.

13. Insurance law

The Insurance Law department of AlZayat Law Firm comprises a team of lawyers who are highly specialized in the insurance sector, with an important experience especially in extraordinary transactions, analysis and impact of the regulatory framework and advice on corporate and other insurance core business matters.

14. Inheritance Law

If sadly, you lost a close person, we can be available to help by applying for a decree of distribution, advise on the way the inheritance can rightfully be divided and even execute a will, if there is one. We are also available to assist in case there is a dispute between inheritors on each individuals’ rights, in that case, we can solve the issue amicably or through litigation, whichever is most convenient at the time.

Or, in the case, a person would like to leave a will for their expected inheritors, AlZayat Law Firm will be available for the drafting of the will as well as its legalization, to make sure that it will be executable.

15. Labor Law

As a Law Firm providing full services, Alzayat Law Firm provides services related to Labor Law and employment. As a part of the services we provide, our clients reach us to draft, review and amend employment contracts for their employees.

Our Labor and Employment lawyers provide innovative and strategic advice to employers in both unionized and non-unionized environments.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide you with insight into human resources issues and their effect on your business. We are also available to answer inquiries from individuals wishing to receive advice regarding an employment contract they are about to sign with their new employer.

16. Tax Law

The practice of tax law involves providing advice on the structure of a variety of commercial transactions, negotiating their terms, and assisting clients with tax-related controversies, including any that may arise out of those transactions.

17. IT and Telecoms

Alzayat law firm provides the legal framework for collecting, storing, and disseminating electronic information in the global marketplace.

Our attorneys practicing in this area of the law represent individuals and businesses from all different industries. They help structure information technology transactions in a way that maximizes the client’s economic benefit while ensuring regulatory compliance.

A great deal of emphasis is also placed on anticipating potential sources of dispute between the parties to a transaction and crafting agreements that address these concerns, thereby reducing the risk of litigation.

18. Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Alzayat Law Firm focuses on Bankruptcy and Restructuring Corporate and business-related insolvency issues, representing business and individual clients in all transactional and litigation aspects of out-of-court workouts, bankruptcy, business reorganizations, and debtor-creditor matters. In these matters, we seek practical solutions that minimize risks and expenses to our clients, while maximizing their return.

19. Capital Markets

Our teams lead on every transaction, backed by the support of the Firm’s truly international partnership. When needed, we act fast and deliver results.

If a simple solution is not enough, we dig deep. We think ahead and analyze businesses and the industries in which they operate to identify the issues before they become problems.

20. Administrative Law

Governmental Authorities have their own and specific rules and regulations, for individuals or companies who wish to benefit or enter into business with governmental authorities shall follow these rules and regulations, moreover, appealing any administrative authority decree requires also to exhaust all of the options provided by the administrative authority first.

Our experienced lawyers will properly advise & assist you when maneuvering through these complicated proceedings.

And to make sure that the highest level of satisfaction is reached by our clients, we provide them with different payment plans, and they can choose the most suitable for them, taking into consideration their needs and their situation.

All the goals that Alzayat Law Firm has reached wouldn’t have been possible without the support of its loyal, committed, hardworking employees, who are always available to make sure that their clients are completely satisfied with the service provided.

To remain close to current and future clients, our team can always be available to answer calls, text messages, Whatsapp using our hotline, using Facebook messages or reaching us through our email.

Finally, our law firm is the right choice for you, whether you are an individual trying to solve a personal legal issue, or wishing to start your company, or if you are a company wishing to take any legal actions or if you need a legal report in areas of Egyptian law.


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