MAHMOUD M. EL-SHAARAWY
MAHMOUD M. EL-SHAARAWY
CHIEF LEGAL & COMPLIANCE OFFICER at HSA GROUP | Egypt
I’m Graduate of Alexandria University, with bachelor’s in law – English Department. Holding a
Master in Logistics, finance and Legal affairs from the Arab Academy for Science and
Technology, this has further sharpened skills & qualification. Hold a diploma in International
law from Ain Shams University.
With more than 20 years of experience, I’m an ambitious tri-lingual lawyer who possesses a
vast wealth of knowledge and has a proven record of providing indispensable advice to clients
and delivering positive outcomes for them. A quick learner who can quickly absorb new
situations and can communicate clearly and effectively with both legal professionals and
members of the public. Constantly focused on resolving legal issues and always looking for
ways to improve and evolve processes.
Worked for ElDib Advocates which enrich the legal expertise in most of Law fields, practice as
a legal counsel for Multinational Corporation (Oracle), International Corporations (Alkan &
I hold the position of Group Legal Director at ElSewedy Electric S.A.E, managing a team of 23
Lawyers handling around 116 Companies in MEA working in Energy, telecommunication,
construction, infrastructure, industrial development, manufacturing and turnkey projects.
Specialties: – Providing legal advice concerning all parts of the business including contracting,
services, consulting, purchasing, corporate, construction and company functions.
I have extensive experience in EPC agreements along with related financing agreements. I
mainly handled agreements related to Power generation, electricity transmission, electricity
distribution, substations and infrastructure projects. I also have reviewed and negotiated many
projects agreements related to renewable energy (Solar and Wind farms).
I’m currently the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer of the huge conglomerate Hayel Saeed
Anam (HSA), HSA is composing of 58 companies, with around 17,000 employees and working
in the Cement, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, logistics, trading and Oil & Gas services. He is heading
a team of 42 lawyers and compliance specialists.
I read, speak, and draft in tri-lingual Arabic, English and French to a business level.
I had the honor to be selected one of the top 100 lawyers in Africa in 2015 & 2017 by Legal 500.