Sameh El Mallah

With more than 23 years of experience in the field of software, IT law and contracts, Farouq Al Hefnawi spent his first 13 years of his career in the Egyptian “Council of State”, where he experiences the core essence of the judicial body, practices and values equipped with a solid legal background, Farouq then was exposed to rich practical experience of managing in-house legal departments at leading private firms, where he got the opportunity to negotiate and conclude multimillion software and IT contracts.

Among his top-held positions is his leadership capacity at Huawei Technologies, where he was appointed as the Legal Director of the Middle East region, based in Dubai. Farouq has also crowned his milestones with writing and publishing a number of legal books since 2001.

Farouq wrote prominent books in Arabic such as “Software Law”, “Software Contracts” and “IT Contracts.