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E-Corporate Lawyers (“ECL”)

 

Services & Clients

ECL is a virtual law firm that helps lawyers start, secure, scale and sell their online legal businesses.

ECL is licensed in Egypt, managed by MSLS and located on the shore of Lake Biel, Switzerland.

ECL unites business lawyers to practice their profession more effectively by working through our virtual umbrella cloud-based platform.

Our solutions empower lawyers to become the best versions of themselves by offering them the necessary resources, tools, support, research and development training.

ECL inspires lawyers to pursue the lifestyles of their dreams by giving them more freedom with more flexible and remote schedules so they can enjoy more work-life balance and free time to spend with their families and loved ones.

We at ECL believe and support lawyers to have an independent profession and practice to skip the 9 to 5 apocalypse.

We leverage high-tech, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and the internet of things to ensure our lawyers are offering premium quality at lower costs and huge value for money in comparison to their brick and mortar competitors.

We offer holistic solutions to support lawyers to take full advantage of the career opportunities and options that SAAS, digital marketing automation and practice management software can offer.

Working through our platform, lawyers can dramatically reduce the costs of their utility bills, rent, commute, junior lawyers, paralegals, assistance, books, office supplies, corporate services and overheads of managing a traditional law firm.

With the support of ECL, as a legal professional, you can rest assured that — your virtual practice and social media platforms are safe, securely, timely and effectively optimized for maximum productivity and creativity.

 

Legal Community

ECL is the premier online legal community with a special emphasis on sports law and arbitration.

With a community of over 2000 lawyers and law firms, ECL network is the first and largest corporate lawyers’ community in the Middle East. It has published the first English/French legal blog on the corporate legal aspects of foreign investment, sports law and equestrian rules in the Middle East.

 

Background

Egypt

ECL is founded in 2000 by Mohamed Shahin, Attorney-at-Law, cybersecurity specialist, blogger and certified horse professional, as law firm registered at the Egyptian Bar Association in Cairo, Egypt. You can check his personal website here.

Switzerland

In 2015, M. Shahin has moved to Biel/Bienne Switzerland where he merged his legal and business activities under the roof of his family business MSLS Sàrl based in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, which he manages with his wife Dr. M. Shehab.
Now, MSLS technically manages ECL.

MSLS

MSLS invests and manages other brands, affiliates, websites, domains, partnerships, projects and businesses including EquiJuri, EquiTraveler, EquiProperties, Avenches Horse Community among others. 

ECL honors its Egyptian origins, leverages the privilege of its location and broad reach to build bridges building and connecting sports communities, social businesses and cultures both in Switzerland and Egypt.

 

Management

Throughout their careers, the managers of ECL have successfully launched and grown several businesses and have worked with leading corporations including Nestlé, Novartis, UBS, Sika, Artoc Swiss, Orascom Development, Zschimmer & Schwarz, Drosos Foundation, Swiss Egyptian Business Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss Embassy in Cairo among others.

 

Network

ECL is supported by an international vibrant community of prominent corporate lawyers and magic circle law firms in the USA, EU, Scandinavia, and MENA regions, Switzerland, and Egypt.

The ranks of ECL community members include leading corporate lawyers, experienced judges, arbitrators, jurists, appellate litigators, barristers, solicitors and equestrian Olympic sports professionals and world champions

ECL sports lawyers and international arbitrators regularly appear before all major international sports Alternative Dispute Resolution Courts including CAS in Switzerland.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

 

Model

ECL collaborative community members recognize that legal practice requires interdisciplinary skills, specialist knowledge, and professional attitude to achieve the ever demanding client loyalty.

ECL uses digitization, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, marketing automation, and practical legal solutions to unite its community members to render premiere legal services to their past, current and potential clients.

Through its websites, forums and blogs, ECL publishes posts, articles, papers, case studies, success stories, jurisprudence, newsletters, and research on corporate governance, compliance, intellectual property, horsemanship, equestrian sports law and arbitration.

ECL strongly stands for the principles of the legal profession as adopted by the IBA, sports spirit of the Olympic Movement, the corporate governance best practices as set forth by the OECD and the sustainable development goals of the UN.

We’re all here to help you reach new highs.

Contact us now to jump right in!

 

Contact us to see how we can work together or hire us now for urgent help.

 

The Founder

Education

M. Shahin has graduated and obtained his LLB from Cairo University’s law school. After completing his two-year mandatory postgraduate legal training at Shalakany Law Firm in Cairo, he was admitted as a barrister to the Egyptian Bar Association in 2000. You can check his personal website here (you’ll be directed to ecorporate.lawyer website).

Career

Throughout his career, he was privileged to render corporate legal consultancy and services to world-class institutions including the IFC, the World Bank, IBM, Microsoft, Nestlé, and Unilever. Helping business owners and C-Suite executives of leading corporations for over two decades has helped him remain at the forefront of corporate governance, compliance, cybersecurity, IP, online business, equestrian sports law and arbitration.

Associations & Memberships

Later, he became a member of the Swiss Jurists Association, the Swiss Sports Law Association, Sports Lawyers, Writers and Artists Associations in the USA, the International Sports Law Association in Greece, Union International des Avocats in Paris and the International Bar Association in London.

Higher Education & Lecturing

Continuing his higher professional education, he took and taught several businesses courses on cybersecurity, algorithm, forensics, and obtained full stack coding diplomas, marketing automation certifications, content strategy, copywriting and guest blogging certificates and professional legal courses offered by leading educational institutions including Harvard University, Bern University of Applied Sciences, The German University, The British Council, The French Ministry of Higher Education, CTI, IBM, Google, Udacity, Get Smarter among others.

Passion

Pursuing his passion for horses and show jumping more academically, he was awarded the Swiss Federal Equiguarde Certification and the Swiss Federal Horse Professional License.

He further studied equine science, horsemanship, showjumping and equestrian sports management at the Federation Equestre Internationale, International Society for Equitation Science and Haras National Suisse.

Equine Law

Combining his legal profession with his horse passion, show jumping experience and professional certification has allowed him to become a renowned thought leader in the equine industry and to uniquely serve the equine business vertical and equestrian sports segment and offer them an unmatchable state of art experience of Swiss quality service.

Equestrian Agency

Through EquiJuri, his equestrian sports agency, he renders professional holistic equine business consultancy and coaching with unique knowledge, skill, experience and professionalism in the fields of compliance, corporate governance, cybersecurity, sports law, online business and equestrian sports arbitration to horse riders, professionals, owners, breeders associations, equestrian sports federations, online entrepreneurs, media and event organizers.

Leisure

When he is not lawyering or showjumping, Shahin loves spending quality time with my wife and three kids, playing music, chess, dancing, scuba diving and sailing.

Contact

Contact him now to see how you can work together or hire him now for urgent help.

Check his LinkedIn profile here:

M. Shahin