Yousra Gamgoum

Yousra Gamgoum

OF Counsel

Yousra Gamgoum is an Of Counsel at Matouk Bassiouny Corporate/M&A’s practice. She is a dual qualified lawyer (Egypt and England & Wales) having over 10 years of diversified experience through her work in reputable international law firms and corporations. Yousra has a wide range of experience including M&A transactions, restructuring, real estate development, infrastructure projects, joint ventures, agencies, escrow arrangements, due diligence, drafting and negotiation of numerous transaction documents. She regularly advises on the establishment of entities in Egypt. Besides, working on strategic projects and advising on several green field investments. Moreover, she has wide-ranging knowledge and involvement in drafting, negotiating, and reviewing various types of commercial and civil contracts.

Practice Focus
Yousra has extensive experience of advising private equities and multinational corporations on their acquisitions in Egypt and the MENA region. In addition to advising various clients on their general corporate and commercial matters including but not limited to joint ventures, agencies, and development.
Selected Recent Experience
  • Representation of Solutions by STC in connection with its majority acquisition of Giza Systems.
  • Representation of Agthia Group in connection with its majority stake acquisition of Ismailia Investments (Atyab).
  • Representation of CDC Group Plc. in connection with the acquisition of minority stake in Alfa Group Companies (Alfa Labs, Alfa Scan and Al Safa Hospital).
  • Representation of Aleph Holding – a leading media company – in connection with its acquisition of Connect Ads a pioneer media company to expand Aleph presence in the Middle East.
  • Representation of EFG Hermes private equity in connection with its acquisition of national and international schools of Talaat Mostafa Group.
  • Representation of Agility Logistics in connection with its internal restructure of its Egyptian subsidiaries.


QLTS – UK Qualified Lawyers’ Scheme
Cairo University, Faculty of Law: Master’s in Law and Economics, Double Degree from Hamburg University
Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (Egypt): Master’s in International transactions, trade and logistic
Ain Shams University, Faculty of law (English Section): L.L.B

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Egyptian Bar Association  —  Member
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority  —  Solicitor