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Ashraf AbdelRasoul

Candidate ID: 1366027

Career Summary

Accomplished and results-driven legal professional willing to relocate with successful background in civil, corporate, and criminal litigation. Proven excellence in identifying key issues, advising and counselling clients, and recommending appropriate legal solutions.

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
Alexandria, Egypt
+2033584433 (h) ? +201276092677 (c)
Personal Details: Feb 3, 1982 • Egypt • Egyptian
Male • Married

Profile Summary
Intellectual Legal Counsel / Legal Manager / Legal Advisor
Accomplished and results-driven legal professional willing to relocate as a career shift, with successful background in civil, contract, corporate, and criminal laws & litigation, and exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation. Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes. Proven excellence in identifying key issues, advising and counselling clients, and recommending appropriate legal solutions. Demonstrated success in managing legal proceedings, hearing law cases, drafting judgments, administering trials, and supervising cross-functional teams of clerks and other secretaries. Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications. Comprehensive knowledge and expertise in current case laws, regulations, and legislation to ensure compliance with federal policies and procedures in MENA region.
Skill Set
* Advanced Case Management
* Client Relationship Management
* Legal Research, Writing, & Analysis
* Strategic Litigation Planning
* Due Diligence/Regulatory Compliance
* Civil, Criminal, and Taxation Law

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 case/contract/document/agreement to be drafted or reviewed. Participate in standardization 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/contracts to ensure compliance with portfolio of forms and applicable legal requirements. Utilise effective legal expertise in hearing trials and making adequate judgments 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 team member, 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.
* Acknowledged for sound and unbiased judgment and promoted to presiding judge at judicial sector.
* 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.
* Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints.
* Knowledge of the rules and principles of contract and agreement drafting.
* Draft contracts and agreements of all types, and participate in all relevant legal tasks and duties.
* Experience of procurement systems, claim procedures, Contract and Civil Laws.

Public Prosecution, Egypt
Public Prosecutor, from October 2005 – to September 2012
Prosecuted criminal cases and financial complaints in the court while participating in litigation process to get applicable legal decision. 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. Monitored and reported regularly on case issues to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of relevant decisions and compliance to superior obligations. Developed strategic and operational plan for the Office.
* 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.
* Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveyed information verbally and in writing.
* Goal-driven leader who maintained a productive climate and confidently motivated, mobilised, and coached employees to meet high performance standard.
* Flexible team player who thrived in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent cases.
* Resourceful team player who excelled at building trusting relationships with public and colleagues.

Education and Credentials
Bachelor of Arts in Law (LLB – English Department), October 2003, Alexandria University, Egypt
Courses: ICRC International Humanitarian Law
Technical 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 – till Present