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Donia El-Mazghouny

Egypt

About Donia El-Mazghouny

Donia is the founder and managing partner of Mazghouny & Co. Prior to launching the practice. She was a partner with a tier 1 law firm in Cairo, where she headed the Energy & Projects team and specialises in energy law, with a focus on energy and power agreements, and regularly advises clients on the development, financing and acquisition of energy and infrastructure projects in Egypt. She further advises on transactional matters, corporate and commercial agreements, joint ventures, corporate structuring, and labour matters notably in the energy and power, manufacturing and services fields. She has recently advised sponsors on the financing of 9 solar projects under Round 2 of the feed-in tariff programmes, with a total capacity of 425MW, including the project which has won the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Egypt Deal of the Year, EMEA Finance Best Renewable Energy Deal in Africa and Best Solar Deal in EMEA awards for 2017. Donia is a member of the Egyptian Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA), the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), and the Core Power Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. Donia has authored the Egypt chapters in the Renewable Energy Law Review and Renewables Regulations of Getting The Deal Through, and she was a member of the committee drafting Executive Regulations for the Renewable Energy Law no. 203/2014. She holds an LL.M. in International Financial Law from King’s College London (UK), a master’s in International and European Business Law from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University (France), and an LL.B. from Cairo University (IDAI). She is identified as an “Energy Expert” by Who Legal and recommended by Legal500 for Energy and Projects & Infrastructure.