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About Us

About Us

El Said Darwish & Partners is a full-service business law firm. It combines more than fifty years of legal knowledge and expertise of its founding partners in one single practice.

The following is a synopsis of the founding partners:
• Established in the late 1960’s by Professor Dr. El Said Mostafa El Said, former dean of the Faculty of Law, Cairo University, El Said Law Firm main practice focused on dispute resolution.

• Dr. Darwish Law Office was founded in 1976 by Professor Dr. Ibrahim Darwish. For more than forty years, the practice covered all areas of doing business in Egypt. The office has advised on all manner of bespoke legal matters and is renowned for its strong commercial litigation and international arbitration practice.

• Established in 1986, Shindy & Associates is a multi-disciplinary firm specialized in financial, managerial and legal training as well as consulting services. Offering these three complementary areas through highly qualified experts, with hands-on experience, has been the cornerstone of its success over the years. The firm’s founder is Dr. Wagih Shindy, former Egyptian minister of investment and international cooperation.

Our practice covers Egypt and MENA Region, involving a variety of international cross-border transactions.


Our goal is to be a focused firm that delivers value over volume. We pursue our strategy by setting clear priorities and actively employing our distinctive capabilities.


To provide our clients with outstanding services that meet their needs and expectations.


To strive to be a preeminent law firm, by consistently delivering highly skilled, ethical and effective legal representation to our clients, for a reasonable fee.