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Sherin Hefny

Candidate ID: 2068215

Career Summary

Skill Set

Contracts Analysis , communication and negotiations skills , risk management , managing internal stakeholders , follow up eternal law firms , trademark and companies set up.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 10

Nationality : United Arab Emirates

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Lawyers / Legal Advisors

Work Location Preference : UAE

Detailed Profile


Qualified Professional with commendable success, targeting senior managerial level assignments in Legal Operations, Contact Management, Compliance Management, International Trade and Business Affair/ Corporate Administration with an organization of repute

Sr. Contracts/Commercial Management & Legal Professional +971 50 4124061
Dubai, UAE
Sherin hefny

Legal Operations

Post-Contracts & Commercial Management

Drafting and Vetting

Litigation and Arbitration

Client Relationship Mgmt.

Legal Advisory Services

Team Building & Leadership


LLB from Alex University, Egypt

General Diploma from Alex University, Egypt

CICCM from Blue Ocean, Dubai


PMP Blue Ocean , Dubai

RMP Blue Ocean , Dubai


Established New Branches and associated companies ensuring Legal Compliance and Statutory Regulations in NAFFCO

Managed to close contracts for mega projects successfully ensuring corporate business objectives in NAFFCO
Supported Projects Department in Preparation and Negotiation of Contract Variations and EOT Claims in NAFFCO

Personal Details
Address: Dubai , JLT – Cluster R
Languages Known: Arabic (Native) English ( Fluent)
Date of Birth: June , 1976
Profile Summary

Senior Legal & Contracts Management Professional with over 8 years of rich experience & impressive success in handling legal case, contracts, claims & other management functions
Experience in end-to-end administration and management of contracts & subcontracts processes with excellence in managing claims & variations
Track record of handling contract negotiation process right from filing claim statement to recording evidence in coordination with legal counsels
Expertise in performing in-depth review of commercial conditions of contracts, interpreting contract clauses, and managing functions related to post-contract management, invoicing, claims & cost management
Excellence in displaying competence in drafting & vetting legal documents and resolving critical legal issues in Criminal, Civil, Labor, Corporate, Financial, Property and Arbitration Matters
Expertise in advising/planning the strategies and procedures to be followed in various cases; briefing counsels on various cases and planning the strategies/procedures to be followed
Proactive, prompt and proper legal & regulatory advice to the management and keep them informed of the latest legal/regulatory developments thereto impacting business
Skilled in evaluating the findings, developing arguments in preparation for presentation of cases & examining legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit
Acknowledged for providing quality legal advisory support on various matters including negotiation, vetting, and drafting of contracts
Expertise in Trademarks registration procedures through GCC region.

Experienced in Due diligence, Compliance process.

Company Setup (Mainland, Free zone).

Career Timeline

Work Experience

Group Contract Manager
Since 2012: NAFFCO, UAE

Key Achievements:
Played a pivotal role in the organizations business diversification plan and strategic planning
Drafted corporate Contracting Policy for the company
Administered the management of the Litigation Cases with an exceptional success rates
Building & establishing the new procedures and reporting system for the department for contracts log in / log out as to indicate the monthly volume of work further to support inter evaluation of legal dept.

Key Result Areas:
Spearheading the Legal & Contracts Department of the Corporate HQ, leading a Team of Contracts Administrators and Legal Advisors managing the Contractual and Legal Documents of the group
Drafting, reviewing and analyzing various Contracts, MOA, MOU’s, amongst other Legal Documents
Collaborating with the Top Management all the legal actions / cases for each respective branch and / or sister companies
Successfully mitigating the company Contractual/Legal Liabilities and Risk Exposure
Successfully managing & following up of the External Law firms (domestic & international) as and when required
Spearheading end-to-end legal and compliance matters inclusive of mapping client requirements pertaining to the cases and providing reports to the clients; implementing laws and business practices and a capability to understand client needs and business objectives
Steering initiatives in structuring, drafting & vetting the legal documents along with the preparation of:
o Complaints & Legal Notice, Commercial and Business Agreements, Contracts, Vetting various Agreements
o JV Agreements, Collaboration Agreements, MOUs, LOI and various types of Deeds and Agreements & Notices
Showcasing excellence in delivering legal protection and risk management advices to the Corporates
Drafting claims for arbitration and managing the same in arbitration proceeding; analyzing drafting & vetting writ petitions, case papers & appeals for submissions / pleadings for legal proceedings
Maintaining sustained contact with legal professionals and government officials for initiating and following legal procedures and finalizing various legal agreements
Coordinating with government departments and regulatory authorities for obtaining necessary sanctions and ensuring compliance with statutory obligations; coordinating with Solicitors / Advocates / Counsels to ensure timely and effective action in all proceedings

Legal / Dept. Collection Advisor
2009 – 2011: Al Obaidli & Al Zarooni Advocates & Legal Consultants LLC, UAE

Gained the complete understanding of courts procedures
Administered the entire gamut of the process of marketing and onboarding new clients
Worked on a different claim to keep the legal knowledge up to date
P.R. Manager
2005 – 2007: Wadi Alneel Computer & Communication Company, Egypt

• Helped the organization with the Public Relations activities for all Subsidiary Activities
2004 – 2005: Law Firm, Egypt

• Administered the drafting legal notices and filed cases in police station, as and when required
• Followed up with the required cases with the law firms