Aziza Ismat Hassanien

Aziza Ismat Hassanien

Founding Partner, Sudan Office

Aziza Ismat Hassanien is the Founding Partner of AIH Law Firm. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Sudanese laws, including human rights, commercial, civil, and public laws. She has also expertise in banking, finance, transportation, intellectual property, patent and trademark registration, company incorporation and liquidation, and investment across many industries.

Practice Focus
Aziza presents a wide range of expertise, from major high-risk M&As, Dispute Resolution, Finance & Projects, even to Capital markets. In addition, She has significant experience on all aspects of investing and doing business in Sudan.

Selected Recent Experience

  • Representation and advisement of clients: Qala Holding – AL-Rahji International for Investment – Tanglewood Investment Limited, Abraaj Capital, Merimieselakekassa (Investment, Institutional Investment).
  • Representation and advisement of clients: Sudanese Egyptian Bank – World Bank (Banking).
  • Representation and advisement of clients; Al-Takamul Cement Co. – ASEC Cement Holding Co. – SIAC Engineering Co. – Hamza & Associates – Dream Land for Development Co. (Construction, Engineering Consultation).
  • Representation and advisement of clients: EFG Hermes – KPMG Hazem Hassan – Onyx Development S.A.S (Finance)
  • Representation and advisement of Tabuk Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing Co. Ltd (Pharmaceuticals).
  • Representation and advisement of clients: International American University Co. – Goethe Institut – Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit – Tufts University (Education & Research).
  • Representation and advisement of Constantinous Brothers (Hotels & Hospitality) – Saudi Industries Corporation (SABIC) (Chemical Manufacturer).
  • Representation and advisement of clients: Al Swedy for Electric Industrial Co. Ltd – ISCAS Co. (Electric Consumables, Tech Industry)
  • Representation and advisement of clients: NABTA for Geology and Mining Co. – ASCOM Geology & Mining (Mining)
  • Representation and advisement of clients in other sectors: Al Salam Island Integrated Co. Ltd – Cimonix Advisory – Horizon Integrated Co. Ltd – Gabour Auto – Nile Valley Petroleum Co. – Al Gazira International for Meat Co.


Cairo University: LLB.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sudanese Bar Association  —  Member
  • Arab Lawyers Union  —  Member
  • African Lawyers Union  —  Member
  • The Executive Committee of The Sudanese Organization of Human Rights  —  Member, 1985 – Up to now
  • Woman Initiative Group  —  Head of Legal Committee, 1999 – 2005
  • Sudanese Women Peace Group  —  Member, 2004 – 2005
  • Afro-Asian Solidarity  —  Member
  • Sudanese Peace Forum  —  Member
  • Women Solidarity Group  —  Member, 1999 – 2005
  • Women Solidarity in Africa  —  Member, 2005