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Drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and litigating contracts, regulato

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
November 11, 2018

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Ahmed Mohammed Fouad Emam


Personal Information:

Date of birth: 19th Jun, 1980

Place of birth: Cairo

Nationality: Egyptian

Military status: Exempted

Marital Status: Married

Mobile: (002)010********


E-mail (2):

Skype: ahmedlawyer989

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Career Objective

To secure a promising position that offers both a challenge and a good opportunity for growth, and to work in a company where my knowledge, professional and language skills can be utilized to the fullest and where I can grow professionally.

Academic Qualifications:

University Degree:

-Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), General Legal Studies(English Section)

-Graduated from Faculty Of Law (English Section) – Cairo University.

-General Average: Good

-Graduation Date: July, 2002

Secondary Education:

-1996-1998 Al Oroba Secondary School-Sharjah, UAE

-General Average: 90.3%


A Human Resources managing course held at Marketing and Advertising Researches Center (MARC) Cairo-Egypt – sponsored by AL- AHRAM INSTITUTE and AL-AHRAM ADVERTISING AGENCY from 4/6/2006 to 10/6/2006.

Microsoft Excel Course held at Middle East Logistics Institute (MELI) Dammam-KSA –from 30/8/2014 to 4/9/2014

Languages Fluency:

Arabic: Native

English: Excellent in Writing, Reading & Conversation.

Computer Knowledge:

Proficient user of MS Word, MS Power Point.

Proficient user of Internet surfing and outlook

Personal statement:

My background encompasses 16 years(Including 7 Years in GCC) of excellent experience providing extensive legal advisory services to companies, specializing in a variety of areas includes but is not limited to corporate/commercial law, real estate law, labor law, and Corporate Secretaries; My demonstrated success in advising corporate clients on optimal legal planning and strategies – along with my expertise in contract negotiations and compliance issues – positions me to make a significant impact at any organization.

My qualifications include the followings:

Drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and litigating contracts, regulatory filings, and a broad range of Agreements

The knowledge to analyze and then interpret all legal documents to offer advice that will help to reduce the risks of your company being involved in a legal altercation. When problems do arise, I have the training to negotiate disputes between your company and its employees, vendors or clients.

General advisory services for ongoing business, drafting and/or reviewing legal documents including legally relevant correspondence, assisting employees in contract negotiations and serving as internal warning system in identifying potential legal risks etc.

I can use my expertise to ensure that the company complies with the laws and regulations that govern the industry; I always exercise good judgment and follow a strict code of ethics.

Tracking the development of applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and advising companies accordingly as pertaining to operational impact.

I also have excellent research skills with the ability to apply the law to any given situation to provide your company with professional legal advice, guidance and representation. In addition, I have the experience to recommend a plan of action and represent your company in a courtroom when the need arises.

Providing company corporate governance & secretariat services, including corporate statutory compliance activities, shareholder and board actions, development and maintenance of the corporate governance framework, processes, procedures, databases and know-how.

Professional Memberships:

Member of Egyptian bar Association (Appellate) since May, 2003

Work Experience:

1-Working as a Freelance Legal Consultant from 01/04/2018 till Now for ALMENTOR Co, Cairo, Egypt

Duties & Responsibilities:

-Provide advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinions, memoranda and other briefing documents

-Conduct legal research by utilizing various resources and selecting the relevant material to analyze the legal information.

-Formulate, provide, advise and / or review all contracts agreements between the company, third parties and new joint ventures to ensure that the company’s interest is protected and the best commercial position maintained.

-Provide legal protection and risk management advice to the Company especially on contract management.

-Advise The Company Executives on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals and Agreements.

2-Working as the Legal Affairs Manager from 22/04/2017 till 23/10/2017 at Al Qamra Holding Group- Doha- State of Qatar.

Duties & Responsibilities:

-Advise executives within the company and work alongside employees in Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Internal Auditors, Human Resources, Corporate Alliances and the International Divisions.

-Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management.

-Advise executives on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals.

-Provide assistance with global joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and acquisitions.

-Drafting, analyzing and commenting on various types of commercial agreements such as MOU, MOA,joint venture agreements, shareholders agreement, merger and acquisition agreements, management contracts, service contracts, NDA, consultancy and advisory contracts, supply of goods contracts, lease agreements, under-taking agreements, Facilities Agreements, Finance Agreements, Maintenance Contracts, and Engineering Contracts, etc..

-Review advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements.

-Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage with external law firms.

-Formulate compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly.

-Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly.

-Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of department staff ensuring an effective and motivated team.

-Takes responsibility of ensuring that all allegations of legal misconduct are reported in a timely manner to the executive team in an attempt to maintain integrity within the business.

-Coordination of the public relations between the Group and the public entities in the Qatar.

-Follow-up to the financial dues of the company with its Clients in the State of Qatar

-Providing legal support with respect to real estate matters, permitting environmental regulations, energy supply and insurance matters; Provide relevant required legal consultancies to the leasing and residential departments and any other department when required.

-Provide legal assistance to Human resources team for employment matters and contract drafting for employment and other relating matters.

3-Working as the Corporate and Governance Legal Manager/ Board of Director Secretary from 23/06/2015 till 10/03/2017 at Manpower Services Company (ESAD) - Dammam - Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Duties & Responsibilities:

Scope of work as the Corporate Legal Manager:

-Contributes to formulate and develop legal strategy, plans and budget for the legal department to ensure the legal policy guidelines implementation and adherence.

-Assists HR on revising employment contracts to facilitate the recruitment or dismissed of employees and to insure its conformity to KSA Labor Laws.

- Provide legal communication of the workers who are absent from their work after the expiry of the legal period for warning.

-Formulate, provide, advise and / or review all contracts agreements between the company, third parties and new joint ventures to ensure that the company’s interest is protected and the best commercial position maintained. To ensure the company’s interests are fully protected and redress of grievance obtained.

-Direct control, prepare, responds and lead the legal action and legal proceedings to help and improve the collection of the receivables and defend the company’s interests.

-Provide professional, written and oral, legal advice to the executives and offices to reasonably complex legal and legal policy issues.

-Develop and implement employment & benefits best practices and procedures globally.

-Develop and implement training programs on a variety of topics for human resources and the business.

-Provide training on legal issues to the Legal Department officers.

-Analysis the legal risks and report legality assurance to CEO & MD.


Scope of work as the Legal Governance Manager & Board of Director Secretary:

-Contribute to establish the Governance Methods and system of the company and related policies, procedures and charts and to control the transparency and the relationship between company, and other Governmental bodies to protect shareholders interest.

-Understand and interpret the requirements of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company and ensure compliance with the Commercial Companies Law.

-Ensure that The Company complies with its governing Memorandum and Articles of Association.

-Review the Company's Articles of Association and any by-laws as required to ensure their continued adequacy and relevance, and provide recommendations to the Board on necessary revisions

-Organizing and assisting in Board Meetings, Board Sub Committees, Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings.

-Review and keep up-to-date on developments in corporate governance and promote strong corporate governance practices throughout The Company.

-Carry out any other appropriate duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Board, Board Chair, a Board Committee, Committee Chair or the MD.

-Advise and ensure corporate compliance with all legislation and governmental requirements and changes thereof, in order to protect the company’s interests; direct investigation of new processes, procedures and policies for compliance with all legislation.

4-Working as a Legal Advisor Assistant/Corporate Governance officer from 08/12/2013 till 09/04/2015 at Al Majdouie Holding - Damam-Saudi Arabia

Duties & Responsibilities:

-Contribute in Drafting Governance and legal Compliance Plans and Policies

-Arrangement of Calendar Appointments and Meetings (Board of Directors and Committees)

-Contribute Familiarization of Board and Committee Charters

-Attendance to Board and Committee Meetings (including Ad-hoc committee meetings)

-Taking Minutes of Meetings

-Follow-up on Decisions and Action Items

-Responsible for negotiating, writing, reviewing, summarizing, researching and executing a wide variety of agreements for organization and cross-departments including marketing agreements, real estate leases, personnel contracts, service provider contracts, confidentiality agreements, and other general business contracts.

-Advise management for contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals.

-Provide assistance with global joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and acquisitions.

5-Worked as the Corporate Legal Advisor from 03/01/11 till 25/11/2013 Egypt for Pioneer Property for Investment and Real Estate L.L.C) Sharm EL Sheikh –Egypt,

Duties & Responsibilities:

-Drafting, Revising Lease Agreements, Tenancy Contracts, for residential/ Commercial/ lands (plots), Property Agreements, Termination Agreements, Supply Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, Cases Memorandums and all official documents/ notifications/ letters and legal services.

-Preparing and drafting due diligence report for real estate projects to market for it and to provide the clients with all the legal data they need.

-Follow up and negotiate with defaulters on Rents, Service charges, Renewals and agreement's breaches cases, including issuing the notifications and monitoring the due dates for proceeding with legal procedures before courts.

-Interfacing with other departments, senior management, buyers, business partners and external counsel.

-Checking compliance of contracts and activities of Company and Company’s affiliates in Egypt with applicable laws and regulations; making the Company aware of new legislation, regulations and case-law related to its activities;

-Follow-up on court cases with external counsels, and assist the business in connection with notarizations, in coordination with the Government Relations department.

-Attending before Notary Public and other governmental authorities.

6-Worked as a Senior Corporate Associate from December 2006 to December 2010 for Y&G Advocates and Legal Consultants – Sharm EL Sheikh –Egypt.

Duties & Responsibilities:

-Handling all legal issues, preparing resolutions and forms, and participates in major legal actions.

-Handling all transfers of titles and deeds, construction.

-Providing legal opinions (formal or informal) on a wide range of property, development and some

Construction matters.

-Drafting a wide range of agreements (e.g., Sale and Purchase Agreements and lease Agreements);

-Supervision/legal support for all buyers related issues including issuance of new sale and purchase agreements, transfers between buyers, handover of units and title registration

-Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.

-Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.

-Maintains office staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

7-Worked as the Legal researcher/Lawyer from April 2004 to May 2006- for Omar Saif Ghobash Advocates and Legal Consultants - Abu-Dhabi-U.A.E.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Organizing Cases by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software.

-Developing Cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.

-Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.

-Follow-up the labor issues, civil cases and Criminal Cases in the United Arab Emirates courts from the registration of the case to the moment of decision.

-Appearing in a court of law or other judicial tribunal and initiating or defending litigation on behalf of the firm’s Clients.

-Participate in the drafting, negotiating of contracts between the Firm and its Client and contractors and submit to Senior Legal Counsel for finalization.

8-Worked as a Corporate Lawyer from December 2002 to March 2004 – for Dr. Mohammed Said El Halafawi Advocates and Legal consultants -Giza, Egypt.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Provide proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal issues like dispute resolution, government agreements, regulatory, and investigations in compliance with local laws.

-Organize the registration and/or the renewal of all Clients’ Companies licenses, in order to ensure the ongoing validity of all companies’ licenses and memberships.

-Review complaints and prepare preliminary assessment of validity.

-Negotiate with outside parties on contractual issues and legal disputes, including settlement conferences.

-Legal assistance and legal representation in court cases

-Assist in the study, reviewing, Drafting and follow up of professional corporate contracts and agreements.


Personal Attributes:


-Effective organizational and self-management skills, including responsiveness to instructions and management of workload demands

-Excellent judgement

-High levels of integrity and ethics

-An ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

-Highly effective oral and written communication skills

Specialist Competencies:

-Ability to work and enthusiasm character toward learning, improving, developing by performing various legal services frequently.

-Deep knowledge with legal terminology

-Ability to present options for resolution of legal issues including in situations where there is an absence of directly applicable authority

-Understanding of and commitment to legal professional standards and legal functions.

-Ability to follow work instruction, procedures, and associate with colleagues,

-Deed knowledge of the applicable laws and working environment.

-Good managerial knowledge and excellent team player.

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