magued ackad

Country Experts
Agency, Distribution, Franchising,
Professional details
Ackad Law Office
Phone: + 202 262 32 501
Phone alternative: + 202 262 32 499
IDI Functions
Country expert for EGYPT
Winner of Finance Monthly Global Awards 2014 Franchise Law Firm of the Year – Egypt; Winner of WHO'S WHO LEGAL Franchise Lawyer 2013; as being one of the world's leading practitioner's in the field of Franchise; Main speaker in International Conferences on Franchising in Egypt and abroad; Certified Patent Agent; Mediator and Mediator’s Trainer in Egypt and abroad accredited from the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution “CEDR”, UK; Certified Mediator at the Egyptian General Authority for Investment “GAFI”; Certified Arbitrator at the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration “CRCICA”; Member of the Egyptian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property AEPPI; Member of the Egyptian Franchise Development Association EFDA; Member of the French Chamber of commerce in Egypt.
Year of birth
2001 Highly commended Ph.D with honours in International franchising contracts, University of Montpellier I, France, topic of thesis (Franchising in Egypt : Comparative study according to European and Egyptian laws), 1996 DEA Master degree in Contract Business Law, University of Montpellier I, France, 1995 LL.M Master degree (Magistère) in International Business Law, Very Good, IDAI, Cairo University, 1984 LL.B. Law, Very Good with Rank of Honour, Ain Shams University.
Current professional position
Managing Partner Ackad Law Office, Cairo.
Accademic position
Lecturer on franchising in Institut de Droit des Affaires Internationales, Cairo University.
Practical experience
More than 25 years of professional experience in business law gained through working as outside Legal Counsel and Consultant providing legal services for a variety of local and multinational clients. Adequate knowledge of the different legal systems in different domains, with strong emphasis in Civil, Commercial and Economic laws, mainly, Distribution and Franchising, Intellectual Property, Transfers of Technology, Corporate and investment, Competition Law, International Contracts as well as Litigation and Arbitration and ADR.
Arabic, English and French.
Articles on franshising in financial and economic newspapers.