Mr. Omar Abou Elenain, Senior Partner, has accumulated over 32 years of experience in the disciplines of Litigation in commercial procedures and penalties, employment, social security, tourism, capital market, construction and real estate. He also specializes in commercial and civil contracts as well as providing consultation and legal advice in the field of banking and financial services.

Having joined ZH&P in 1999, the most prominent examples of the matters he has recently contributed to include:

1. Successfully representing the Arab Bank in the appeal filed by a claimant against the Bank and other respondents to challenge an earlier judgment requesting LE 630,000,000 as compensation for material and moral damages.  The Court obligated the respondents to jointly pay LE 200,000 to the claimant – 2016

2. Successfully representing Hilton International Company – Egypt Branch – in the case filed by a claimant requesting an indemnification of LE 6 million against employment charges claimed to be due from 1984 (according to the Ministerial Decree of 1984) through the date of the Claimant’s resignation in 2011. The Claimant challenged the judgment and it is currently being deliberated in the court of appeal.

3. Undertook the reconciliation and settlement negotiations leading to the signing of the Collective labour agreement between Hilton Fayrouz Resort Sharm El Sheikh and its employees over the disputed proceeds of the 12% service charge collected by the Hotel – 2015.

He was recommended by The LEGAL 500 in the Employment practice for the year 2018.

Mr. Abou Elenain was admitted before the Egyptian Court of Cassation in 2011. He is proficient in Arabic and English. 

He achieved his LL.B. from Ain-Shams University’s Faculty of Law in 1986.