Baker & Mckenzie
Nile City Building, North Tower
Cornich El Nil, Cairo,
Tel: + 20 2 2461 9301
Taher Helmy has been with the Firm for well over three decades. He co-founded the Firm’s office in Cairo, and serves as a member of both the Strategic Planning and Policy committees of the Firm.
A member of the Illinois and Chicago Bar associations, Mr. Helmy was the first Arab lawyer to be admitted before the US Supreme Court in 1979.
Capital Markets Law Practice:
Our Cairo team offers a multitude of services in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, as well as corporate financing. We are one of the leading international practices in the banking and finance field in Egypt. Our team members are experienced in structuring, documenting and advising on a wide range of banking and finance products, activities and services.
Our Banking & Finance team regularly advises sponsors and companies, private equity funds, banks and other financial institutions on project finance, trade finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, general corporate finance, aircraft and other asset based finance, and Islamic financing transactions. With support from 500 Banking & Finance lawyers in our international network, we have the resources to help you reach your customers, wherever they are in the world.
Our capital markets experience is among the best in Egypt. We have assisted issuers and underwriters in numerous capital market transactions in recent years, ranging from IPOs to secondary and takeover bids. In our private equity practice, we work on local and international projects in many different business sectors.
Baker & Mckenzie:
Baker & McKenzie defined the global law firm in the 20th century, and we are redefining it to meet the challenges of the global economy in the 21st .
We bring to matters the instinctively global perspective and deep market knowledge and insights of more than 11,000 people in 77 offices worldwide. We have a distinctive global way of thinking, working and behaving – “fluency” – across borders, issues and practices.
We understand the challenges of the global economy because we have been at the forefront of its evolution. Since 1949, we have advised leading corporations on the issues of today’s integrated world market. We have cultivated the culture, commercial pragmatism and technical and interpersonal skills required to deliver world-class service tailored to the preferences of world-class clients worldwide.
Ours is a passionately collaborative community of 60 nationalities. We have the deep roots and knowledge of the language and culture of business required to address the nuances of local markets worldwide. And our culture of friendship and broad scope of practice enable us to navigate complexity across issues, practices and borders with ease.