Project Description

Partner – Shalakany law office
Mariam is a member of shalakany’s project development and finance, banking and finance and capital markets departments. She handled several ppp projects, acting for both the procuring entity and the bidders. Further, Mariam acted for number of developers on wind and solar projects under Egypt’s feed in tariff regime. In addition, Mariam is currently acting for JBIC, NEXI and other commercial banks on the financing of the 250 MW BOO wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez, which achieved financial close in December 2017.
She is also currently acting on behalf of a consortium of IFIS as lenders local counsel in relation to two new BOO wind farm power projects with a combined capacity of 500 MW. She is also acting for SACE and the commercial lenders in relation a USD 1.2 billion financing of the modernization and expansion of MIDOR’S refinery.
Mariam acted for EBRD on the financing of the two separate Egyptian manufacturing projects each with a value of USD 50 million, in addition to representing EBRD in several other finances.
She acted on behalf of the borrowers, the Egyptian Bahraini gas derivatives company, in a USD 66.5 million loan transaction. She also acted for the lenders in relation to a USD 600 million term loan facility to the national bank of Egypt.
Mariam obtained an LL.B from Cairo University in 2007 and an LL.M from Indiana university in August 2010. Mariam joined the shalakany’s corporate development in 2007 and she has been elected to the partnership in December 2017.