Recent Client Endorsements


  • “We have had excellent service from Matouk Bassiouny […] They are one of my favorite local firms. Absolutely top class” says a corporate client. – IFLR 1000, 2014
  • Another client recommends the firm for banking and regulatory: “Very good quality of advice, responsive, if we gave them a deadline they would work to that deadline.” – IFLR 1000, 2014.
  • “Matouk Bassiouny is a new breed of firm in Cairo, they are innovative and hungry.” – IFLR 1000, 2014


  • “Matouk Bassiouny has established itself as one of the most high profile and active firm in the market. The team’s primary strengths are in the equity capital markets, public M&A, private M&A and private equity.” – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • “We have been seeing DLA quite a lot and they have a certain presence, they are really very good lawyers and we look up to them. Having DLA behind them helps them get a lot of work,” says a peer. – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • One financing client who turned to DLA “because of their visibility in Egypt” says “Mahmoud Bassiouny is very forthright. He has experience handling various commercial matters and legal issues of a varied nature and knows how to protect an investment.” The client adds: “the general service is good and we had the direct attention of the partner and senior associates.” – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • Another client is effusive about the firm’s qualities: “Very, very with the work. They are always great to with or opposite: very deal-oriented and they understand what is going on with the law and how to structure a deal”. – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • A recent M&A client believes DLA is a cut above the rest “because of the depth of the team. They are also more specialized in M&A, that was my impression”, says the client. – IFLR 1000, 2013
  • “At Matouk Bassiouny, all partners work to an international standard.” – Legal 500, 2013
  • “DLA Matouk Bassiouny’s ‘reliable’ team ‘demonstrates profound knowledge of difficult and sensitive legal matters’. – Legal 500, 2013
  • “DLA Matouk Bassiouny provides ‘service of the highest quality’ and ‘excellent response times’, has ‘deep knowledge of the local laws and regulations’, and is ‘reasonably priced.’” – Legal 500, 2013
  • Sources say: “Impressive timeliness and availability.” – Chambers & Partners, 2013


  • “Matouk Bassiouny’s clients are ‘very satisfied with the level of service.’” – Legal 500, 2012
  • Client says: “We are very happy with their work. I have been in the region for some time and they provide one of the best services – a very positive experience.” – Chambers & Partners, 2012
  • “They were very professional, they know the ins and outs of Egyptian law, they do a super job, can draft in Arabic and English and deliver on time.” – IFLR 1000, 2012
  • “DLA made the acquisition [which another firm had made impossible]; they were very supportive […] I did seven trips to Egypt and each time we had a meeting with very good participation and each time [Matouk] provided a solution.” – IFLR 1000, 2012


  • “If you look at their volume, they have been working on several transaction and are really involved in the market” – IFLR 1000, 2011