Mostafa El Far

Thesis working title

International Investment Law and Domestic Legislations in MENA Egypt, Morocco and Jordan

Short bio

Mostafa is a legal and economic consultant with specialized interest in Middle Eastern and international tax regulations, international trade and investment laws. Mostafa worked in Ernst and Young as an Assistant Manager for International Tax Services with special focus on structures attaining tax optimums. Mostafa was appointed and served formerly in the Egyptian Public Prosecution as a district attorney in North Giza Court. He also worked as economic researcher in the Egyptian Government’s Information and Decision Support Centre. Mostafa is currently pursuing his PhD being enrolled in the European Doctorate in Law and Economics provided by three Universities jointly including Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam. Mostafa holds an LLM in Law and Economics from Queen Mary, University of London with distinction, where he was awarded the LLM of Law and Economics bursary. Mostafa holds an undergraduate degree in Law from the Faculty of Law (English section) at Cairo University, in addition to an undergraduate degree in Economics from The British University in Egypt. Arabic is his native language and he is professionally fluent in English.

Academic Background

2013 – 2014 * LLM in Law and Economics (International Taxation and International Economic Law), Queen Mary University of London, Thesis Project titled Should the OECD Model, Concepts and Guidelines be adopted by Egypt?

2008 – 2012 * Cairo University, Major Law (English Section) Final Cumulative GPA 77% (GOOD) British University in Egypt (BUE) and Loughborough University in UK, Major Economics o Thesis titled The Egyptian Market State of Competition The Steel Market Case Study

Work Experience

(November 2015 – August 2016) Author and Contributor in Egypt Legal Update Magazine

(September – November) 2015 Assistant Manager in International Tax Service Line in Ernest & Young, Cairo, Egypt

(August – September) 2015 District Attorney in the Egyptian Public Prosecution

(July – September) 2013 Legal Assistant for the Egyptian Vice P