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Al Kamel Law Office

Tamim Hassan Foda

Tamim Hassan Foda



  • Aviation
  • Commercial Law
  • Taxation
  • Civil/Human Rights

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Tamim Hassan Foda is the leading aviation lawyer in Egypt and also has expertise in a number of other practice areas.

Recent Work includes:
Banking & Finance (including Shipping & Aviation)
- Advised the European Investment Bank ("EIB") in addition to a syndication of international and local banks granting a loan facility to the sponsors of an LNG project in Egypt for the construction of two LNG Trains. Transaction Value: approx US$ 1.8 billion.
- Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "EBRD") in an US$ 45 million aircraft financing transaction covering complex transactions between entities in the Arab Republic of Egypt, France, the Russian Federation, the Peoples Republic of Chain and the Cayman Islands
- Advising DEG one of the largest European development finance institutions on legal aspects of loans extended to Egyptian borrowers.
- Advised Morgan Stanley International ("MSIL") on different debt and equity related issues.
Acted as local Counsel for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on a contract for the construction of a vessel for the Suez Canal Authority.
- Advised Phoenicia, an international Lebanese based company, running tax free shops in numerous airports, on its bid for the management of the tax free shops at the new Sharm El Sheik terminal. .

Corporate M&A (including Privatisation)
- Advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited, in connection with their appointment as exclusive financial advisor to the Egyptian Ministry of Investment in connection with the privatization of Bank of Alexandria.

Dispute Resolution
- Acting as local legal counsel to Boeing in litigation brought against Boeing before the Egyptian Courts by the families of the victims on board the Egypt Air Flight crash on October 31st 1999 and advising on Egyptian law with regard to litigation pending in the US.
- Advising on points of Egyptian Law as it affects pending litigation in France and USA brought against Boeing by the families of the victims on board Flash Airlines as a result of the crash of one of its aircraft over the red sea.


Cairo University, Faculty of Law (Bachelor of Law, 1967); Cairo University (Diploma in Public and Administrative Law); Marburg University Germany (Diploma in Comparative Law)
Areas of Practice

Aviation | Civil/Human Rights | Commercial Law | Taxation

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    International Air Transport Association (IATA)
    African Airlines Association

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