Hamdy has over 17 years of solid experience in the legal sector. Prior to Sameem, Hamdy was the General Counsel of Siemens Technologies SAE. He was advising and supporting the top management and business divisions on a variety of areas of the law, including all types of commercial contracts (e.g. agency, distributorships, supply, service, consultancy, JVs. Etc.), intellectual property, labor/employment, litigation, antitrust and corporate/securities. He was also supervising all the Company’s legal disputes handled by external law firms (arbitrations and ordinary court cases). He was proactively assessing and managing risks and dealing with the routine legal matters of the company. Hamdy was advising on mergers and acquisitions including drafting/negotiating transactional agreements and ancillary documents (including letters of intent and NDAs), conducting and/or overseeing due diligence on targets as well as instructing and liaising with external advisers where it is deemed necessary.
Before Siemens, Hamdy was the Head of Corporate & Commercial Department at Denton (formerly known as SNR Denton). He advised international clients on very complex corporate restructuring and planning. He was handling all types of M&A work for international clients.
Prior to Denton, Hamdy was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) -Tax & Legal Services Department (“TLS”). He was advising multinational clients on taxation system in Egypt, Labor and Social Security Laws, investment and corporate structures to do business in Egypt, IP issues, and Egyptian import and export regulations.
Hamdy started his career in El-Bably Law Office. He holds bachelor of law degree from Faculty of Law, Cairo University.