The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) awards ceremony recognizes the most innovative teams, deals, and firms in the legal industry across the Middle East. The winners were announced on October 19th 2016 during the annual dinner at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, where Matouk Bassiouny enjoyed a successful night.
The Firm was named National Law Firm of the Year 2016 – Egypt, recognized for its dominant presence in the country and its outstanding work over the past twelve months. The firm also won the Regional M&A Deal of the Year for its work on the acquisition of the consumer & retail business of Citibank by CIB Egypt, which was led by Corporate/M&A Group Co-Head Tamer El Hennawy and supported by recently elevated Corporate/M&A Partner Muhammad Nassef.
Managing Partner, F. John Matouk commented: “We are honored to have won the IFLR National Law Firm of the Year award for Egypt this year -particularly since this marks a repeat performance for our firm as we initially won the same award in 2014. This is a testament to the stability, consistency and high-quality of our firm’s services platform across our core practice and sectoral groups.”
Executive Partner and Corporate/M&A Group Co-Head, Omar Salah Bassiouny added: “Winning the IFLR National Law Firm of the Year Award for Egypt again illustrates our Firm’s standing as Cairo’s leading independent full service law firm whilst winning the IFLR Regional M&A Deal of the Year reiterates our positioning as the number one choice firm for complex and high profile M&A transactions. I would like to thank our clients for their trust, confidence and support which continues to be the main pillar of this Firm’s success.”