Nayera Sherif | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Nayera Sherif
Nayera Sherif

Nayera Sherif

Associate, Cairo

T +20 2 2461 8216

E [email protected]

Overview

Nayera Sherif is an associate of MHR & Partners, with which White & Case practices in association. She is also a member of our Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group based in Cairo. Nayera is an Egyptian national who is fluent in Arabic, French and English.

Nayera has experience advising clients on banking, project finance and project development aspects of financing transactions. In addition Nayera has advised clients on a number of renewable energy power projects in Egypt as well as providing general Egyptian law corporate advice including advice on optimum corporate structures.

Bars and Courts

  • The Egyptian Bar Association

Education

  • International and European Business Law, Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne
  • Licence en droit, Paris I Sorbonne Panthéon and Cairo University

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

Experience

Representation of lenders in connection with EBRD participation in an existing term facility and capital expenditure facility of USD 250,000,000 and bilateral working capital facility in an amount of USD 25,000,000 Islamic to Maridive & Oil Services S.A.E.

Provision of general legal advice to energy companies on projects under the feed tariff scheme.*

Representation of an energy company in relation to power arrangements to be entered into with the Egyptian government and private parties.*

Representation of an international bank in providing general legal advice on Egyptian regulatory framework.*

Representation of a large engineering company in connection with corporate, employment and a broad of regulatory issues relating to its operations in Egypt.*

Representing Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank in relation to the Islamic bridge facility of AED 130 Million extended to Bani Yas Investment Company.*

Representing lenders (including Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) in relation to the refinancing of its existing facility with an aggregate amount of AED 1.9 billion extended to Bani Yas Investment Company.*

Representing  Industrial & Commercial Bank of China in Euro 375,000,000 facility to finance the Borrower’s performance of the firm-fixed price contract for the design, supply, construction, erection and commissioning on turnkey basis for 6 X 6000 tons per day clinker cement production green field plant with the Egyptian government.*

Representation of a large manufacturing company on a EGP 138 million and USD 22 million medium term facility agreement to finance up to 45% of the acquisition value of a glass manufacturing company.*

Representation of a bank syndicate on a USD521 million loan to an Egyptian electricity company.*

Representation of an international finance company in connection with financing   USD100 million capex for new production and re-profiling of the borrowers existing financial debt of US$118 million.*

*Experience gained prior to joining White & Case.