We advise clients on a range of business transactions, varying from simple business set up and restructuring to complex commercial transactions. We represent clients in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, including funds formation, investments & portfolio company transactions and corporate governance.
The strength of our team comes not only from our in-depth knowledge and experience of laws and regulations, but also from our awareness of local regulatory practices achieved through close working relationships with regulatory authorities and ministries.
We are always looking to support our clients and secure their due performance of business activities and to protect their rights and interests. In the area of Corporate and Commercial law, we mainly perform the following:
Business Set Up.
Advice on corporate structuring, restructuring, reorganization and licensing.
Drafting, reviewing and advising on joint ventures, shareholders agreements, commercial agencies, distribution and franchise agreements.
Advising on Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.
Due diligence according to the scope of business.
Regulatory advice, strategy and compliance.
Preparation of agreement and general business terms according to the scope of business.
Ensure the right implementation of corporate governance principles for listed companies, institutional investors, private equity players, board committees, directors and others.
Advising on corporate matters connected with government tendering.
Advising government authorities on regulatory frameworks to attract foreign investment and facilitate corporate incubation.
Real Estate & Property Law
Sultans Law have developed substantial experience in all aspects of property and real estate law. We provide our services to local and foreign clients within the Egyptian and Syrian markets. Our real estate knowledge and experience enables us to advise regional and international developers, investors, contractors, financial institutions, operators, retailers and governmental entities in relation to all aspects of real estate legal practice, including:
Licensing real estate developing companies and advising on legislative & Regulatory Issues.
Advising on Real Estate Investment Funds, real estate warranties, different types of mortgages, insurance and issues related to buying and selling residential or commercial real estate.
Assisting in the preparation and analysis of contracts and contractual relationships.
Performing legal due diligence and identify any risky area.
Contract interpretation and procedures during the course of a project involving a real estate as an asset.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Our creative, energetic litigation team is the heart of Sultans Law's dispute resolution practice. We offer a range of tools and services in relation to both local litigation and international arbitration.
Initially, we focus on resolving the dispute to the benefit of the client without substantial legal involvement whether through negotiation, mediation or alternative dispute resolution techniques.
Litigation Our areas of litigation expertise include commercial litigation, real estate, corporate and shareholder disputes, fraud, debt recovery, bankruptcy litigation, employment, IP disputes, partnership and negligence.
In today's troubled real estate market, we have a specific focus on real estate disputes and are skilled at handling cases which involve landlords, tenants, property developers, contractors, investors and individual owners before all courts.
Sultans Law has a significant practice in international dispute resolution and arbitration. Members of our international arbitration team have acted as counsels in numerous arbitrations and have experience in enforcement proceedings of arbitral awards against private entities, foreign governments and government instrumentalities.
In addition to handling arbitrations, we anticipate the potential for disputes and often assisting clients with negotiating and drafting arbitration agreements to protect their rights in international transactions and ensure the highest chances of enforceability.
Labor & Employment
The area of Labor law is one of the riskiest spheres of the management of an entrepreneur. In order to enhance the protection of our clients we advise on all aspects of employment law in the public and private sectors, whether onshore or within the free zones, including:
Assisting in drafting employment contracts, internal HR policies, disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures.
Advising on all aspects of employment such as leave and entitlement to overtime, maternity leave, extensions of notice periods, end of service payments and retirements.
Representation in labor law disputes should the need arise.
As the global economy grows, the protection of intellectual property rights becomes a very real concern especially for companies expanding beyond their home territories.
In order to secure the IP rights of our clients, our dedicated trademark team manages broad expertise in counselling and representing companies in copyrights, design rights, patents & trade secrets and other IP matters. Also, our team has many years of experience advising on all manner of IP disputes.
Moreover, and since both Egypt and Syria are members of the World Intellectual Property Organisation, our team will advise on the full extent of protection offered by both domestic regulations and the relevant WIPO Treaties.