Abd El-Rahman Khattab
Managing Associate

Abd El-Rahman joined ADSERO - Ragy Soliman & Partners in 2020, first as an Associate and currently as a Managing Associate in the firm’s Corporate, Commercial & Regulatory practice area. He has more than four years of experience. Abd El-Rahman has worked at several top-tier law firms in Egypt across numerous industries, including, but not limited to, real Estate, logistics, education, sports, finance, consumer finance, pharmaceuticals, TMT and fin-tech. In addition, Abd El-Rahman has diversified experience in the real estate sector in Egypt, whereby he represents prominent real estate developers such as The Sovereign Fund of Egypt, Capital Group Properties, IMKAN Misr, AWJ and Namaa.

Khattab is familiar with identifying and implementing appropriate day-to-day practical and forward-thinking legal advice. He has been involved in some of the market's most significant real estate development transactions advising leading real estate developers on various projects. Also, he has extensive experience advising leading domestic and multinational clients across all sectors. Additionally, he has extensive experience advising clients on corporate governance, compliance and applicable laws and regulations.

Abd El-Rahman represented some of the largest real estate companies and sovereign funds in the Middle East, advising them on various commercial, licensing, construction, projects and many other issues. His practice covers legal issues around real estate regulations, usufruct, project management, pre-lets, built-to-suit, leasing, acquisitions, disposals, development and hotel-related experience and other facets of major projects’ implementation.

Abd El-Rahman advises multinational companies, including CGP, IMKAN Misr, AWJ, Namaa, AlBuroij Sports Club, iLearn, The Sovereign Fund of Egypt, the Unified Procurement Authority, ECMI, EgyDrug, El-Gomhouria for Trading, Agriventure, Global Telecom Holding, Amazon, Telecom Egypt, IDEMIA, In-Touch, NACITA, OLX, Paymob, Mapei Group, Univar, IBA Worldwide, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Quintessentially, SABIS, Africa Crest Education Group, DXC Technology, GE, PwC, Hikvision and Adidas. 

Abd El-Rahman contributed to the Doing Business unit at the World Bank Group in 2020, which issues a yearly publication on doing business that shows that developing economies are catching up with developed economies in the ease of doing business.

Represented The Sovereign Fund of Egypt in connection with the development of the Tahrir Complex.

Represented The Sovereign Fund of Egypt in connection with the re-purposing of Cosmic Village.

Represented The Sovereign Fund of Egypt, MOBICA, Cairo Investment and Real Estate Development (CIRA) and El Sewedy Capital for the investment for the establishment of private national and international schools in Egypt.

Represented Amazon, along with Eversheds Sutherland, on a mega facility centre lease.

Advised the Unified Procurement Authority and The Egyptian Company for Medical Investments in the first conversion of two state-owned public companies subject to the Public Companies Law No. 203 of 1991 to the Companies Law No 159 of 1981 and the restructuring of companies wholly owned by the Unified Procurement Authority.

Assisted in advising Proparco and Agence Française de Développement on financing the Egyptian government with EUR 200 million.

Assisted in advising General Electric Transportation on supplying the Egyptian National Railways locomotives with a value of USD 602 million.

Represented and advised Mapei Egypt on the acquisition and development of an industrial plot of land.

Assisted Africa Crest Education Group in the establishment of two international schools (Cadmus) and advised on the joint venture with SABIS Education Group.

Advised, alongside Clyde & Co., SABIS Education Group on commercial, general corporate, regulatory and employment matters in connection with the operation and management of two international schools under the name of “The International School of Choueifat”.

2018 – LL.B, English Section, Faculty of Law, Cairo University.