Managing PartnerMohamed Agamy

m.agamy@linksandgains.com
(+20) 1000064769

BIOGRAPHY

Mohamed Mostafa Agamy is the Founder and Managing Partner of Links & Gains Law firm. Agamy is a bilingual lawyer and driven professional legal consultant; with proven track record over 15 years of leading successfully international legal transactions. Agamy has a diverse business areas of expertise across North Africa and Middle East.

Prior to establishing Links & Gains, he was responsible as Regional Counsel at General Electric, and before that, Agamy was the Head of Legal at BG (Shell) & Petronas LNG Downstream JV. He Lead successfully negotiating & closing key settlement agreements to preserve and enhance shareholders value and resolving complex disputes competently. He is Demonstrating professionally with legal analysis and reasoning across legal statuary of regions and monitor disputes before Egypt Courts, CRCICCA, ICC, Dubai courts and England & Wales Courts.

Agamy is certified for “Contract Laws” from Harvard University; edX 2018, and has LL.M, in International Legal and Commercial Transactions; 2012 “AASTM accredited by University of HUDDERSFIELD, UK” with thesis “Arbitration Role for settling Oil & Gas Disputes”.

Mohamed was appointed as an expert Cross boarder Associate “CBA’ exclusively for Egypt, particularly in M&As, corporate transactions, commercial litigation, advisory on due diligence with exposure awareness for high rank legal issues of Oil & Gas and Energy sector, with indefinite expertise in Aviation, Shipping, Logistics and taxation as well. Please read more of the credentials and track records as herein below:

Credentials

Aviation

  • Successfully negotiated and advised for deed of settlements on behalf of one of the Gulf Airlines, and stock release within 6 airports’ warehouses and fleet of aircrafts (Air Bus 320) with total amount USD 30 Million.
  • Provide legal opinions on the renewal of the Aircraft leases Agreements, and supervised the claims and disputes regarding the operations and charter contracts with a Mega Switzerland Co.,
  • Drafted purchase agreements for Kuwaiti chartered airline and Cargo Airline Co. and represent both entities with the Civil Aviation Authority in Egypt.
  • Advised clients for Aircraft Purchase Agreements for private aircrafts with total amount USD 8,000,000.
  • Liaise with our UK Lawyers to act on a compensation lawsuit with amount USD 80,000,000 before England & Wales Courts and supported with all key documentation and the strategic defense/ pleading and other evidence that support the case.
  • Represents local Airlines in litigation cases before the Egyptian courts including Employment, civil and commercial lawsuits.

Oil & Gas Power Renewables Energy

  • Advised General Electric for the nuclear power Project Plant of “Dabaa” in Egypt, and the EPC liabilities with GE Power with a deal value as published USD 700 Million, and honoured a recognition as an excellent deal negotiator for the nuclear liability.
  • Contributed in the due diligence necessities of the merge and acquisition of Shell “Egypt” over British Gas within their affiliates LNG in the West Delta Deep Marine, Egypt.
  • Advised Idku Liquefied Natural Gas for the process of securities release for assets with about over USD 2 billion, and reviewed all the facilities agreements and termination notes.
  • Advised Egyptian LNG Co. for the mitigation plan of highly impact tax due to government cancellation of private free zone (GAFI) of amount EGP 270 million per year.
  • Represented ORJ (Petrochemical, SUEZ) in a number of litigation lawsuits and dispute resolution and retained on the shareholder accounts of value more than USD 2.3 Mil.

Corporate, M&As & Taxation

  • Represented GE in reclaiming the VAT taxation for the EPC contracts in regards to EGYPT Electricity emergency plan, and successfully retained EGP 189 Million with a settlement negotiation with Ministry of Finance.
  • Advised ELBEHERA Liquefied Natural Gas for the stamp duty that was deducted from a Bank in Egypt, with approx. amount USD 480k, and succeeded to reclaim it with a wise negotiation with the bank and the Tax Authority.
  • Advised LOTUS HOTELS AND RESORTS in negotiations for ST Agreements and M&A of about USD 30 Million.
  • Advised the British University in Egypt for Turnkey Construction contracts with total amount of USD 7 Million.