With over 20 years of legal experience throughout the Middle East, Europe & Latin American, Ashraf heads Corporate Structure & Competition, bringing to Alliance expertise in a variety of practice areas, including securities brokerage, complex mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring & competition law.
Having served as the Assistant Public Prosecutor in the Egyptian Ministry of Justice, Ashraf launched his international career at a French law firm, later joining one of the world’s largest cement multinationals as Director & Company Secretary of its General Counsel in Egypt. He eventually became its Senior Vice President of General Counsel for the Middle East & North Africa in France, before returning to Egypt & cofounding Alliance.
Taking on some of Egypt’s most challenging cases, Ashraf established several precedents in the Egyptian market & has lead complex international transactions, between multiple parties within multiple jurisdictions.
Ashraf sits on the board of several reputable global corporations, such as Egypt’s investment powerhouse, CI Capital Holding & French fashion titan, Balmain.
Completing his PhD in Business Law at the University of Montpellier, Ashraf earned the prestigious Didier Rocher Award for best doctorate.