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Name: Fawzia El-Amin
Firm Name: SCLO: Sudanese Commercial Law Office
Country: Sudan
Expertise: Energy & Natural Resources Law


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Professional Biography:

One of the experienced Sudanese lawyers with tremendous career history. Upon her graduation from the Faculty of Law University of Khartoum in 1974, she joined the Attorney General’s Chamber (Now the Ministry of Justice) from (1976 – 1991), and was assigned to the civil, criminal and commercial registrations departments. Afterwards, she became a private practicing lawyer and oath commissioner from (1992 – 2001), and by the end of 2001 she re-joined the Ministry of Justice to serve in the legislative and contracts sections, and then seconded to the National Electricity Corporation (NEC) from (2003 – 2010). From (2010 – 2011) she was selected as the head of the translation department at the Ministry of Justice. Upon that, she was appointed as the head of the legal administration in the Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity from (2011 – 2016) where she worked alongside the Nuclear Power Generation Unit, and the renewable Energy departments with all the matters concerning contractual negotiations and drafting.

Ms El-Amin was an associated member in the program held in Vienna by the United Nations concerning insolvency out-boundaries in 2010, and she represented Sudanese government in the course of drafting regulations regarding the first Nuclear Power Plant in Sudan which was also held in Vienna in 2012. In addition to representing the authorities in drafting and negotiating contracts with the People’s Republic of China. She is an associated member in the Common Authority of the River Nile since the year 2013. She was also a member in the Pan-Arab Electrical Market where she represented the Sudanese government in reviewing and revising the Electrical interconnection agreements which where sponsored through the Arab League and the World Bank since the year 2012. Currently she’s acting as a member of the English version of Sudanese laws volumes revision committee.

Firm Overview:

SCLO is a Khartoum-based full service Sudanese law firm that provides a variety of cutting edge business oriented legal services, in a pro-active, timely, cost effective, and professional manner. It was established in January 2007. Since April 2015 we have established a branch in the UK. The firm serves clients in various sectors, expertise and regions. SCLO primarily focuses on areas of international business and investment, corporate law, banking and finance, energy, construction and infra-structure projects, employment law, litigation, arbitration and ADR, IP, and environmental law, TMT, and international diplomatic missions and NGO’s. SCLO runs a pro-bono program as part of its commitment to the concept of corporate social responsibility.

The firm system runs entirely on bilingual Arabic/English grounds in order to accommodate the full needs of our clients. Our associates have diversified and extensive experiences, as we always thrive to hire the best to give the clients the maximum quality of professional legal services.

To further reflect our capacity, we currently have presence in many major cities in Sudan to maximize the coverage area of our services.

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