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Ashraf AbdelRasoul

Candidate ID: 1366027

Career Summary

Accomplished and results-driven bilingual (Arabic/English) judge willing to relocate as a new career path, with successful judicial background in civil, contracts, corporate, real estate, commercial and criminal laws, plus litigation and arbitration.

Skill Set

Client Relationship Management, Due Diligence, Legal drafting, Legal advice, Laws, Litigation, Case Management Legal Research

Professional Information

Total Experience : 13

Nationality : Egypt

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Lawyers / Legal Advisors

Work Location Preference : Bahrain, Oman, UAE

Detailed Profile

Ashraf AbdelRasoul
+201276092677 (c)
Personal Details:
Feb 3, 1982 · Egyptian
Male · Married

Profile Summary
Intellectual Legal Counsel / Legal Manager / Legal Advisor
Accomplished and results-driven judge willing to relocate as a new career path, with successful judicial background in civil, contracts, corporate, commercial and criminal laws & litigation. Achieved the first place among colleagues in English Language tests, the second place in pleading before courts, and the third one among my batch of colleagues order. Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinising, improving, and streamlining complex work processes. Proven excellence in identifying key legal issues, advising and counselling individuals, and recommending appropriate legal solutions. Demonstrated success in managing legal proceedings, hearing law cases, drafting judgements, relevant memorandums and documents, administering trials, and supervising cross-functional teams of clerks, employees, and other secretaries. Comprehensive knowledge and expertise in current case laws, regulations, and legislation to ensure compliance with federal policies and procedures in MENA jurisdictions.

Skill Set
Advanced Case Management
Client Relationship Management
Legal Research, Writing, & Analysis Strategic Litigation Planning
Due Diligence/Regulatory Compliance
Civil, Criminal, and Corporate Laws

Professional Experience
Ministry of Justice, Egypt
Head of Court, from October 2012 – to present
Adjudicate in the cases of First Instance Court’s jurisdiction. Analyse the risks resulting from contracts and agreements, and defining contractual terms and conditions, both fixed and changeable ones (negotiable). Conduct legal research on the subject of the document to be drafted or reviewed. Participate in standardisation of contractual legal documents. Participate actively in evaluation/negotiation teams. Analyse document issue processes and systems and consult on the creation of language to issue approved document forms. Provide technical support in reviewing introduced documents to ensure compliance with portfolio of forms and applicable legal requirements. Utilise effective legal expertise in hearing trials and making adequate judgements for various causes of litigation. Deal with numerous nationalities before courts of law, guiding individuals with national laws, policies, and court procedures. Supervise a team of cross-functional and cross-cultural members, including employees, clerks, and ushers. Manage a high volume of civil, commercial, corporate as well as criminal, family, and labour cases. Ensure achievement of the quality objectives as set forth in the Ministry of Justice and the department quality plan.
Key Achievements:
· Acknowledged for sound and unbiased judgements as a presiding judge.
· Enhanced and employed legal and problem-solving skills in taking definite decisions at crucial times.
· Developed knowledge of other countries laws and regulations to handle cases of different nationalities, especially the laws and regulations of GCC countries.
· Slashed amounts of lawsuits before court 80% by making final judgements while ensuring the integrity and validation of procedures.

Public Prosecution, Egypt
Public Prosecutor, from October 2005 – to September 2012
Prosecuted criminal cases and financial complaints in court while participating in litigation process to get applicable legal decision. Listened and communicated effectively to convey investigational information verbally and in writing. Travelled to various provinces in Egypt to administer various penal proceedings. Expedited complex work and kept accurate record of cases by using advanced legal software and office tools. Expertly handled and indicted various cases and judicial investigations. Monitored and reported regularly on case issues to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of relevant decisions and compliance to superior obligations.
Key Achievements:
· Increased professional technical and legal skills that helped to accomplish more cases in a lesser time.
· Applied active leadership abilities in making sound decisions and managing employees.
· Attained broad experience in developing litigation strategies for different cases before courts of law.
· Developed strategic investigational plans for Office.
· Computerised the whole work environment regarding its paperwork, legal drafting, and legal research.
· Replaced public’s confidence in justice and rule of law.

Education and Credentials
Bachelor of Laws (LLB – English Department), October 2003, Alexandria University, Egypt
Courses: ICRC International Humanitarian Law
IT Proficiencies: Microsoft Office Suite, EastLaws® Legal Encyclopaedia, Windows 10
Languages: Arabic (mother tongue), English (Expert), French (Basic)

Professional Associations
Egyptian Judges Club: from October 2005 – to present