Abd El-Rahman Khattab

Abd El-Rahman joined ADSERO - Ragy Soliman & Partners in 2020. He has more than four years of experience. Abd El-Rahman has worked with 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 advises national and multinational companies on starting a business in Egypt, assists and advises on all day-to-day commercial, corporate and regulatory matters, including, inter alia, companies’ formation, restructure and liquidation, taxes, agreements’ drafting, negotiations, and direct interactions with governmental bodies, ministries and authorities.

Abd El-Rahman advises multinational companies including Paymob, Mapei Group, Univar, IBA Worldwide, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Quintessentially, SABIS, Africa Crest Education Group, DXC Technology, GE, PwC, Hikvision, Adidas, CGP, IMKAN Misr, The Sovereign Fund of Egypt, the Unified Procurement Authority, The Egyptian Company for Medical Investments, Global Telecom Holding, Amazon, Telecom Egypt, IDEMIA, In-Touch, NACITA and OLX. Additionally, Abd El-Rahman’s role includes providing day-to-day legal advice on several matters related to business operations in Egypt, assisting and handling corporate matters and reviewing various types of complex agreements.

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

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 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”.

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

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

Represented The Sovereign Fund of Egypt in connection with establishing four schools with Mobica and CIRA.

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.

2018 - LLB, English Section, Faculty of Law, Cairo University.