Ashraf Abou Elkheir has been the founder and managing partner of Alliance Law Firm since 2013 with over 20 years of legal experience throughout the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. He heads Corporate Structure and Competition while bringing his expertise in a variety of practice areas, including securities brokerage, complex mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and competition law.
Having served as the Assistant Public Prosecutor in the Egyptian Ministry of Justice, Abou Elkheir launched his international career at a French law firm, later joining one of the world’s largest cement multinationals as Director and Company Secretary of its General Counsel in Egypt. He eventually became its Senior Vice President of General Counsel for the Middle East and North Africa in France.
Taking on some of Egypt’s most challenging cases, he established several precedents in the Egyptian market and has led complex international transactions between multiple parties within several jurisdictions.
Abou Elkheir represents the board of several reputable global corporations, such as Egypt’s investment powerhouse, CI Capital Holding and French fashion titan, Balmain.
After completing his PhD in Business Law at the University of Montpellier, he earned the prestigious Didier Rocher Award for the most excellent doctorate.