Practice Areas. Arbitration; Energy Law; Mergers and Acquisitions and World Trade Organization. Bahieldin was the chief legal architect of the very intricate merger of Exxon with Mobil in Egypt at the turn of this century; he was the team leader advising Lafarge on issues of Egyptian law in the most recent USD 15b purchase by Lafarge of OBMH on the Cairo Alexandria Stock Exchange. This included assisting in drafting and review of the financing documents, the Share Sale and Purchase Agreement, the Escrow Agreement and review of the due diligence conducted on the Egyptian subsidiary. Bahieldin also leads the I&D team working for the lenders in the financing of the Damietta Port Project. Bahieldin also recently lead the I&D team representing the Alkan Holding in the sale of Alkan Pharma to Hikma PLC.
Education. J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1985; M.C.L., Georgetown University Law Center, 1982; Cairo University Law School (Bachelor of Law, 1977).
Employment. Ibrachy & Dermarkar Law Firm, 1985-date; Formerly, First Lieutenant, Artillery Corps Headquarters, acting as a legal advisor to the director, 1977-1980.
Languages. Arabic and English.
Member. Egyptian Bar Association; British Egyptian Businessmen Association; Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce in London (Board member); Egyptian-British Business Council; Egyptian Businessmen Association; Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (Board Member); American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo; Cairo Rotary Club (ex-president);The Center for Peace Studies, The University of Oklahoma (Member of the Board of Trustees); Central Egyptian Society for Consumer Protection (Board Member); Arab-German Chamber of Commerce; Zeinab Kamel Hassan Association (member of Board of Trustees); Ibn Khaldoun Center for Developmental Studies (Member of the Board of Trustees); Association d'Amitie Egypto - Suisse (Board Member); Egyptian Society for Support of Non-Profit Organizations (Board Member); Georgetown Club, Cairo (President).